Xanax and Urinary retention - from FDA reports
Urinary retention is found among people who take Xanax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Pain . We study 78,144 people who have side effects while taking Xanax from FDA. Among them, 470 have Urinary retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary retention and more.
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Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 84,825 users)
Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 20,719 Urinary retention patients).
On Feb, 08, 2017
78,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax.
Among them, 470 people (0.6%) have Urinary Retention
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Xanax when people have Urinary Retention *:
- < 1 month: 44.44 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
- 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Urinary Retention when taking Xanax *:
- female: 67.45 %
- male: 32.55 %
Age of people who have Urinary Retention when taking Xanax *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.23 %
- 10-19: 0.47 %
- 20-29: 3.73 %
- 30-39: 10.72 %
- 40-49: 18.41 %
- 50-59: 24.01 %
- 60+: 42.42 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (69 people, 14.68%)
- Depression (49 people, 10.43%)
- Stress And Anxiety (47 people, 10.00%)
- Breast Cancer (30 people, 6.38%)
- High Blood Pressure (29 people, 6.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (98 people, 20.85%)
- Neurontin (95 people, 20.21%)
- Lasix (95 people, 20.21%)
- Lyrica (85 people, 18.09%)
- Zometa (74 people, 15.74%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (174 people, 37.02%)
- Pain (160 people, 34.04%)
- Weakness (147 people, 31.28%)
- Nausea (140 people, 29.79%)
- Breathing Difficulty (131 people, 27.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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