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Review: could Zyprexa cause Urinary incontinence?

Summary: Urinary incontinence could be caused by Zyprexa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Depakote, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 42,764 people who have side effects while taking Zyprexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 305 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

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Zyprexa

Zyprexa (latest outcomes from 43,470 users) has active ingredients of olanzapine. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) (latest reports from 106,412 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 42,731 people reported to have side effects when taking Zyprexa. Among them, 305 people (0.71%) have Urinary Incontinence. They amount to 0.29% of all the 106,283 people who have Urinary Incontinence on eHealthMe.

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 incontinence34.65%5.94%18.81%14.85%22.77%2.97%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Urinary incontinence54.61%45.39%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary incontinence0.00%0.52%5.77%8.14%10.76%27.82%12.86%34.12%

Severity of Urinary incontinence when taking Zyprexa ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Urinary incontinence ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (86 people, 28.20%)
  2. Bipolar i disorder (41 people, 13.44%)
  3. Schizophrenia (38 people, 12.46%)
  4. Affective disorder (30 people, 9.84%)
  5. Psychotic disorder (27 people, 8.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Depakote (64 people, 20.98%)
  2. Haloperidol (58 people, 19.02%)
  3. Ativan (54 people, 17.70%)
  4. Paxil (44 people, 14.43%)
  5. Carbamazepine (44 people, 14.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 hours ago):

  • Hard time functioning daily. very confused and have a hard time following directions. Very wobbly and off balance. Groggy.

    Reply

    aaron32 on Apr, 24, 2014:

    Normally this happens when we have improper diet, have stressful schedule, drink too much beverages, less sleep or may be lack of sound sleep.
    It is necessary at this point to pay attention
    1. to have NUTRITIOUS diet.
    2. to drink sufficient water.
    3. to go to the bed on time so can have 6-8 hrs rest
    4. Most important Meditiate. "Mindfullness in plane English" a book can help properly in this case.
    5. Please choose slow but permanent solution rather than seeking tablets mostly sleeping pills as quick solution.

    Reply

  • From this study (23 hours ago):

  • I've been on antidepressants for 17 years. Various types but been on Setraline for about 4 years. Have had sudden urge incontanence for years on and off but now I seem to wet the bed 2-3 times per week. If I drink any alcohol then it nearly a definate that i would wet the bed. I just wondered if it could have anything to do with the medication I'm on?

    Reply

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • this 89 year old man has heart failure

    Reply

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