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A 39-year-old male asked:

I use 600mg lyrica (pregabalin) 60mg cymbalta 40mg oxynorm daily for l5s1hern+sciatica.have slow urine flow+tonight after peeing i had flow after tucking away.didnt feel it? could this be a side effect from meds?

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Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 58 years experience
Neurogenic bladder: If you have severe sciatica that needs all these medications, then your bladder may be affected, especially if you did not feel the leakage.The drugs are not likely the cause. You need urodynamics tests by a urologist.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Opiate usage: oxynorm has oxycodone in it which is known to have urinary retention qualities. you may wanbt to consider switching to another medicine especially consider non-opiate medications if possible.

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