Review: could Valium cause Urinary Incontinence?


Urinary incontinence is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Anxiety . We study 22,483 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 182 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

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Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Valium 23,828 users)

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) has been reported by people with constipation, drug ineffective, dry mouth, urinary tract infection, weakness (latest reports from 20,045 Urinary incontinence patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

22,483 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 182 people (0.81%) have Urinary Incontinence

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valium cause Urinary incontinence?

Time on Valium when people have Urinary Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Valium *:

  • female: 70.72 %
  • male: 29.28 %

Age of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Valium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.63 %
  • 10-19: 0.63 %
  • 20-29: 6.92 %
  • 30-39: 8.18 %
  • 40-49: 23.9 %
  • 50-59: 28.3 %
  • 60+: 31.45 %

Severity if Urinary Incontinence when taking Valium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Urinary Incontinence **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (34 people)
  • Pain (28 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (17 people)
  • Pain In Jaw (14 people)
  • Depression (14 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (39 people)
  • Nexium (34 people)
  • Neurontin (33 people)
  • Prilosec (30 people)
  • Ambien (29 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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