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How does one combat the spiriva side effect of trouble urinating?

How does one combat the spiriva side effect of trouble urinating?

Anticholinergic meds: Medications with an anticholinergic effect tend to relax the bladder and reduce the force of bladder contractions. This side effect should disappear when the drug is stopped. If the drug cannot be changed, there is some chance that this side effect will lessen with time. ...Read more

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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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Will spiriva show up in a urine test?

Will spiriva show up in a urine test?

Spiriva: This is an inhaled anticholinergic used chronically in patients with copd. It is predominantly excreted in the urine, and in fact patients with renal insufficiency need dose adjustments. There is no reason that it would not show up in urine if tested for, but why would anyone do this? ...Read more

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I'm on mirtazapine 30mg and i've noticed i'm getting one of the side effects. Frequency to urinate will this side effect pass with time?

I'm on mirtazapine 30mg and i've noticed i'm getting one of the side effects. Frequency to  urinate will this side effect pass with time?

Not totally: Assuming Mirtazapine is the cause of the urinary frequency (there are many possible causes), you may acquire some degree of tolerance to this effect, but it's doubtful it will disappear altogether. ...Read more

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I have Parkinson's and take senimet. A side effect is sleeplessness. What can I take or do you recommend to combat this?

I have Parkinson's and take senimet.  A side effect is sleeplessness.  What can I take or do you recommend to combat this?

Parkinson's Disease: The treatment of parkinson's disease is a real challenge. The tiredness and fatigue are common side effects from the medications, but the illness causes to have lower energy and muscular strength. Using extended release medications in the evening could improve the energy level in the morning, but they need to be adjusted properly to reduce the symptoms of the disease and prevent shakiness. ...Read more

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I cant fully urinate and when i do its a small amount with a little bit of blood im taking zenchent fe is this a side effect?

I cant fully urinate and when i do its a small amount with a little bit of blood im taking zenchent fe is this a side effect?

No: Inability too urinate and blood in urine is not safe. I am not sure if BC pills would give you this reaction. Drink more water and talk to your doctor as soon as possible to evaluate your blabber or kidneys for infection or any other problems. ...Read more

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Last dose of arithomycine was 4 days ago, have had pain urinating and did urine test and bladder and kidney ultra was neg, side effect only thing?

Last dose of arithomycine was 4 days ago, have had pain urinating and did urine test and bladder and kidney ultra was neg, side effect only thing?

See answer: Assuming the presence of a UTI or STD has been ruled out by appropriate tests and cultures, a condition known as non-bacterial prostatitis is not uncommon in your age group. If such is the case, usually self-limiting and symptoms improved by OTC NSAIDs, stress reduction, sitz baths, and avoiding acidic/spicy foods, caffeine, alcohol, and recreational drugs. Urological eval. if symtoms persist. ...Read more

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Side Effect (Definition)

In medicine, a side effect is an effect, whether therapeutic or adverse, that is secondary to the one intended; although the term is predominantly employed to describe adverse effects, it can also apply to beneficial, but unintended, consequences of the ...Read more


Urination (Definition)

The act of passing your ...Read more