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Can pain medication make you urinate more often?

Can pain medication make you urinate more often?

Not that I know: If you use opioids, it usually causes urinary retention-difficulty voiding. One relevent question is if you are voiding a higher volume or urine overall; or just small amounts more frequently, implying inability to fully empty bladder. Your answer may be more complex depending on setting. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Does medication make you urinate more?

Does medication make you urinate more?

Sometimes: Some medications can cause your bladder to be stimulated and thus cause frequent urination. On the other hand, there are some drugs- either by design or as a side effect- that can cause urinary retention. To make sure, discuss your medications with your physician or pharmacist for a more detailed answer. ...Read more

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Can certain medication lead to nighttime urination?

Can certain medication lead to nighttime urination?

Yes: Diuretics can cause nightime urination. Diuretics such as hydrochlorothiazide are used for high blood pressure treatment and Lasix (furosemide) is used for congestive heart failure. These medications can lead to nightime urination. ...Read more

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Any medications that can help with frequent urination?

Need tests, then med: For frequent urination a few tests are in order: a urine sample to rule out infection, then blood sugar test to rule out diabetes. If these tests are normal then the diagnosis of 'overactive bladder' can be entertained. Anti-cholinergic medications (e.g. Generic oxybutinin) may slow down bladder contractions but should be used with caution in glaucoma. ...Read more

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What medications are effective in reducing that can reduce frequent urination?

What medications are effective in reducing that can reduce frequent urination?

Quite a few: You have to know what the etiology first before any medication. If you have an urinary tract infection, naturally you need antibiotics. If you have an overactive bladder, there are several in the market and your doctor can prescribe for you if appropriate, none of them are over the counter medication. ...Read more

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Can medications that reduce your urine production damage your kidneys and how fast?

Can medications that reduce your urine production damage your kidneys and how fast?

Please Clarify: What do you mean "reduce urine production'? There is no such medication and that would be very unusual to have physicians attempting to decrease urine production. ...Read more

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She often gets urine infection. ....what should we do? Even medication doesn't seem very useful

She often gets urine infection. ....what should we do? Even medication doesn't seem very useful

See a urologist.: There are potentially correctible anatomic variations and anomalies that could predispose to infection. ...Read more

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How do I remove protein out of my urine without medication? How do I avoid it happening again?

How do I remove protein out of my urine without medication? How do I avoid it happening again?

MULTIPLE CAUSES: The only way to remove protein from your urine is to discover the cause and improve or eliminate it. Certain things--fever, heat/cold exposure, strenuous exercise, emotional stress--can cause temporary rises in urine protein. But most of the causes--diabetes, chronic kidney disease, hypertension and heart disease, cancers, certain drugs, etc, are often permanent. No meds would help. ...Read more

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My friend gets urine tested for her pain medication. Should she worry about taking meloxicam. Her next appt is in 20 days.

My friend gets urine tested for her pain medication. Should she worry about taking meloxicam. Her next appt is in 20 days.

Not typical: Meloxicam is an anti-inflammatory medication that should not be part of a typical drug screen. ...Read more

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I sometimes have sandy urine and occasionally get some cloudy urine I take medication for my prostate, are these things health or life threating?

I sometimes have sandy urine and occasionally get some cloudy urine I take medication for my prostate, are these things health or life threating?

Need evaluation: Passing sandy urine may be a sign of kidney stones. Untreated kidney stones can lead to problems but usually not life threatening. An evaluation will sort of the etiology of sandy and cloudy urine. ...Read more

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I noticed my urine was green yesterday amd today and has a strong oder but I am not currently taking any medications what could cause this?

I noticed my urine was green yesterday amd today and has a strong oder but I am not currently taking any medications what could cause this?

Hard to know: Without smelling it, impossible to say. Urine odor is often dependent upon what you have eaten. Ever smell urine after eating asparagus? It probably means nothing at all but if it continues to worry you, go see your family doctor and get examined. ...Read more

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Will a diabetic medication or insulin show up on a urine drug test?

Will a diabetic medication or insulin show up on a urine drug test?

Unlikely: Urine drug tests are looking for specific drugs like marijuana, cocaine, other narcotic analgesics, benzodiazepines (xanax/valium /ativan) & any other drug specifically requested. Insulin & other diabetic meds are not drugs of abuse & thus not looked for. ...Read more

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What medications can cause a false positive for methadone in a urine test?

What medications can cause a false positive for methadone in a urine test?

Check out this link.: Best wishes! Http://dig. Pharm. Uic. Edu/faq/2011/feb/faq1.Aspx.

Get a more detailed answer ›
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Could OTC medication work to treat respiratory issues coming from cat urine?

Depends: Some otc medications could be helpful for allergy related symptoms, but you need to seek medical attention first to make sure you don't have an infection or other issues that may need different treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my urine smell like chalk. Haven't been taking any type of medication?

Why does my urine smell like chalk. Haven't been taking any type of medication?

Most urine: Odors are not from medications. They are from DIETARY INTAKE! In any case CONCENTRATED urine has a more powerful odor and I suggest that you should INCREASE YOUR FLUID INTAKE!!!!!!!
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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How long usually last urination retention after surgery or medications and way to treat it.

How long usually last urination retention after surgery or medications and way to treat it.

URINARY RETENTION: It depends on the type of surgery, drugs or other issues surrounding the same. Many men have bladder issues that they didn't know about pre-operatively. And they are worsened by the meds or surgery. Often, after a trial of voiding is failed, your doctor will recommend cathing yourself to try and cycle the bladder along with prostate and bladder neck relaxing medications. ...Read more

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Many years ago had blood in my urine, dr. Said it was a uti gave me medication and never had it again.

Many years ago had blood in my urine, dr. Said it was a uti gave me medication and never had it again.

Good: But still a good idea to see a urologist, look into bladder to make sure you do not have any serious problems, evaluate you urinary system. ...Read more

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I had a UTI about a week and a half ago, I am finishing my medication today and still have blood in my urine, is that normal?

I had a UTI about a week and a half ago, I am finishing my medication today and still have blood in my urine, is that normal?

Should have cleared: Suggest you get an other urine test & a urine culture in case the UTI has not cleared up due to primary or acquired bacterial resistance of causative bacteria. ...Read more

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I had a urine test and tested positive for methadone and I do not take methadone. Is there any medications that can cause a false positive?

Yes, a large nunber: Reports of false-positive uds results potential for false-positive uds results was identified for the following medication classes: antihistamines, antidepressants, antibiotics, analgesics, antipsychotics. Reports of false-. -positive uds results was identified for the following medication classes reports of false-positive uds results were found for 25 (21.5%) of 116 formulary medications. Th. ...Read more

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Can a blood drug test tell the exact amount of my medication I've taken all month long or how far back can it detect? Why not do a urine test

Can a blood drug test tell the exact amount of my medication I've taken all month long or how far back can it detect? Why not do a urine test

Which drugs are: You referring to? If you can tell us specific drug being screened for - we can provide more information. ...Read more

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Is there any medication that can prevent the urge to urinate? Because I get this urge too often and only a small amount comes out. Will lenditro help?

Get check: Though you could have an overactive bladder, in a man your age these symptoms should be evaluated by a physician before taking any bladder medications. Other conditions can mimic overactive bladder although the symptoms may be similar. ...Read more

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I have a problem that after passing urine, the droplets keep coming out for few minutes which causes severe hygiene problems. Medications and remedies?

I have a problem that after passing urine, the droplets keep coming out for few minutes which causes severe hygiene problems. Medications and remedies?

Urethral milking. ..: Toward the end of each urination, try milking your urethra by sweeping/wiping urethra from the perineum (way behind sac) toward the scrotum / along the whole urethra for 3-4 times and shaking off the "last" drops before zipping in your penis, and see what may happen. This non-drug maneuver has helped many men annoyed by postvoid dribbling as what you have experienced. Best luck. .. ...Read more

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I am taking amoxicillin. My urine is bright yellow. Is it from medication?

I am taking amoxicillin. My urine is bright yellow. Is it from medication?

Urine: I have never heard of amoxicillin causing this side effect. Generally, bright yellow urine is indicative of concentration secondary to a lack of water. Be sure to keep yourself hydrated. ...Read more

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What medications can cause an amphetamine positive urine analysis?

What medications can cause an amphetamine positive urine analysis?

Possibilities: These drugs may cause a positive amphetamine urine test-
antidepressants- buproprion/wellbutrin, desipramine
cold meds- Vicks inhalers, ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, dimetapp
meds for parkinson's- selegiline
meds for add - adderall, ritalin (methylphenidate). ...Read more

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Which medications will cause false positive urine analysis results for opiates?

Which medications will cause false positive urine analysis results for opiates?

Test: Urine opiate test are looking for metabolic derivatives of opioids other similar molecules can cause reactions during test, showing false positive results. The most famous: poppy seeds on the bagels. Also dexomethorphan and perylamine among many others. ...Read more

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Is there medication that alleviates frequent urination because of enlarged prostate?

Is there medication that alleviates frequent urination because of enlarged prostate?

BPH: Yes, assuming that your urinary frequency is due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (it may be due to another cause eg. Diabetes or uti) Alpha blocker drugs can help with these symptoms. Discuss with your dr. Or see a urologist. ...Read more

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Help! Can any diabetes medications give a positive reading for benzodiazepam in a urine drug test?

Help! Can any diabetes medications give a positive reading for benzodiazepam in a urine drug test?

No: There are a few non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines that can cause false positive tests for benzodiazepines -- and sometimes zoloft (sertraline). But there are no diabetes ones that I know of. Confirmatory tests would be run for any questionable results. ...Read more

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I am 30m, and wake up several times at night to urinate, vesicare (solifenacin) dosent help me, what other medication should I try?

I am 30m, and wake up several times at night to urinate, vesicare (solifenacin) dosent help me, what other medication should I try?

Depends on diagnosis: There are a number of other vesicare-like medication that you can try. The nighttime urination that you struggle with could be due to any number of issues, so be patient with your doctor as they try to help you. If you are taking any herbal treatment, you may want to consider cutting back on their intake. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Hi, I am currently on prednisolone medication and it is making me urinate frequently. Is this normal? Please help as I find it annoying at night.

Hi, I am currently on prednisolone medication and it is making me urinate frequently. Is this normal? Please help as I find it annoying at night.

Prednisone: This does not usually happen as a consequence of taking prednisone. You may have cystitis. It would be worth getting your urine checked ...Read more

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So the condition is not serious if my blood test showed protein in the urine & Dr said to do another test in 6 months but prescribed no medication?

So the condition is not serious if my blood test showed protein in the urine & Dr said to do another test in 6 months but prescribed no medication?

Proteinuria: Hi, how much protein did you have in ur Urine? Why are you taking Antibiotics, sometimes infections could cause some protein in urine. Also you have high blood pressure which if it's not well controlled could cause damage to the kidney and therefore Protein in urine, if the amount of protein is not significant in ur urine, repeating in in 3-6 months is a good plan. ...Read more

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Constipation relieved after using medication for 2 days, it is normal now and feeling normal. Urine shows 5-6 epithelial cells and 2-3 wbcs, any prob?

Constipation relieved after using medication for 2 days, it is normal now and feeling normal. Urine shows 5-6 epithelial cells and 2-3 wbcs, any prob?

Constipation: If your constipation has improved, then you likely have nothing to worry about now. If constipation is frequent, I would increase the amount of fiber in your diet for the long run. Consider a fiber supplement such as Metamucil. If you do, increase your fluid intake also. You should have a colonoscopy at age 50, or sooner if you have chronic bowel problems The, urine results were fine. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with urine infection a few months try to get medication for it but the first one gave me flu evrytime I took it what medication to get?

I was diagnosed with urine infection a few months try to get medication for it but the first one gave me flu evrytime I took it what medication to get?

UTI: I am not sure how a medication can give you the flu. Possibly it gave you flu like symptoms. In that case, you should call your doc and discuss it with him and get another med. That will depend on the results of the urine culture if one was done or your doc's preference if he is treating you without doing culture. ...Read more

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Will penicillin vk make your urine smell like medication?

Will penicillin vk make your urine smell like medication?

See below: Penicillins are eliminated via your kidneys concentrating in the urine. The urine will smell just like the pills…medicinal and bitter moldy smell. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of protein in my urine without taking medication?

How can I get rid of protein in my urine without taking medication?

Cause?: That really depends on the cause. If traces of protein are noted in an otherwise healthy person, it may be due to rigorous exercise. However, if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney problems then medication is your best option. Talk with your physician about this for more guidance. ...Read more

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What medications will show up as positive for methaphetamine in urine drug screen?

What medications will show up as positive for methaphetamine in urine drug screen?

Physicians ; UAs: I believe that most of us here on health tap support the concept of sobriety and recovery and not taking dangerous and unnecessary drugs or prescriptions. We would prefer not to help you sneak through a required drug screening process.

If you are using methampthetamines please let this new accountability of having ua monitoring help you get into true sobriety and recovery. ...Read more

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