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Review: could Zyprexa cause Urinary incontinence?





Summary: Urinary incontinence is found among people who take Zyprexa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Depakote, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 42,786 people who have side effects while taking Zyprexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 306 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

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Zyprexa

Zyprexa has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (view latest outcomes from 43,497 users)

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.(latest reports from Urinary incontinence 18,495 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 42,786 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyprexa. Among them, 306 people (0.72%) have Urinary Incontinence.

Trend of Urinary incontinence in Zyprexa reports

Time on Zyprexa when people have Urinary incontinence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary incontinence34.31%6.86%18.63%14.71%22.55%2.94%0.00%

Gender of people who have Urinary incontinence when taking Zyprexa * :

FemaleMale
Urinary incontinence54.48%45.52%

Age of people who have Urinary incontinence when taking Zyprexa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary incontinence0.00%0.52%5.76%8.38%10.73%27.75%12.83%34.03%

Severity of Urinary incontinence when taking Zyprexa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Urinary incontinence0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Urinary incontinence ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Urinary incontinence0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (86 people, 28.10%)
  2. Bipolar i disorder (41 people, 13.40%)
  3. Schizophrenia (38 people, 12.42%)
  4. Affective disorder (30 people, 9.80%)
  5. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (27 people, 8.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Depakote (64 people, 20.92%)
  2. Haloperidol (58 people, 18.95%)
  3. Ativan (54 people, 17.65%)
  4. Paxil (44 people, 14.38%)
  5. Carbamazepine (44 people, 14.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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