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A 22-year-old male asked:

This is very embarrassing. but i seem to have been wetting my bed since i started clozapine. is there a connection? maybe a smaller dose?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Yes, there could be: Clozapine is a helpful medication in certain cases of psychosis. Among its possible side effects, though, is urinary incontinence (1%-2% of patients). Other possibilities include seizures (3% of patients) which can also have urinary incontinence. Please tell your doctor about this -- it's important. Be well.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Clozapine: Agree with Dr. Pappas. Clozapine (an antipsychotic with a Schizophrenia indication) has been associated with both urinary incontinence and nocturnal enuresis. Please discuss with your psychiatrist.

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