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trazodone urinary retention

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Urinary retention: Antidepressants with strong anticholinergic actions such as trazodone & elavil, (amitriptyline) in large doses or in susceptible individuals. This is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many reasons: It may be related to anesthesia, medications, or the type of surgery you had. If the surgery was done near the bladder, you are more likely to have t ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Long term: As opposed to acute, chronic urinary retention is defined as inability completely empty your baldder that is long term and likely permanent.
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A member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: The bladder could potentially rupture - that could result in death if not addressed promptly. More likely is that your bladder becomes permanently da ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be used: Bethanechol can be used temporarily for acute urinary retention. It is not a recommended long-term treatment, however.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Clomipramine has anticholinergic side effects which can lead to urinary retention. Other side effects include dry mouth, blurry vision, constipation a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not usually: Some problems that cause constipation, such as electrolyte or nerve disorders can cause bladders to retain urine. Best to be examined by your doctor a ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: Sometimes there is enough stool in the colon and the bowel becomes enlarged enough so that it can mechanically obstruct the outflow of the urinary tra ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Bethanechol is used for urinary retention, including that caused by drugs (tca's, phenothiazine), & also for neurogenic bladder. Your doc will want to ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not true: It doesn'. Look for another cause.

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