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What Is Effect Of Wellbutrin On Urine Retention
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
I'm having urinary retention and am a 30/f I take 450 mg wellbutrin for the past 11 yrs. Could this now be causing these symptoms the past few months?
See your doctor : It is possible for antidepressants such as Wellbutrin to cause urinary retention. It's unusual for this to occur after having been on the medication at the same dose for such a long period of time. See your doctor for an assessment. There may be something else going on. A dose reduction or change in medication may be needed. See your doctor to rule out other causes and then discuss your options. ...Read more
Is urine retention a side effect of haldol shot as I have had to have a catheter in place twice since starting the haldol shot?
I had urine retention recently , i was taking valerian , passiflora for anxiety since many years could they have an effect on my bladder making it flacc?
I doubt: Pssiflora could cause urinary retention. How was it resolved? Anyway, you are in the age that the prostate gland can act up. U need to be seen by a urologist and a psa blood test done. Whether u need an transrectal ultrasound and a cystoscopy the urologist will tell u including the type of treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently had a bad side effect from gabapentin. Urine retention and bladder infection. Will lyrica do the same thing? Side effects?
Yes: Retention can be partial or complete. Obviously if one cannot void at all the bladder can only stretch so far until it becomes very painful. When someone can empty partially but leave more than 100 cc behind, then frequency of voids increases along with the risk of uti. The cause should be found- most older women have a fallen bladder, and younger ones can have spasms in the pelvic floor muscles. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Drugs and bladder: Drugs used for colds or diets sometimes act to tighten the urinary channel and block the flow of urine; Ephedrine (kondon's nasal, pretz-d), Pseudoephedrine (actifed, afrin, drixoral, sudafed, triaminic), and phenylpropanolamine (acutrim, dexatrim, phenoxine, prolamine). Sometimes narcotics can slow the muscle in the bladder and cause difficulty emptying. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After treatment: Depends upon cause. Urinary retention due to constipation/fecal impaction (not common) will resolce once impacted stool is removed. Also if caused by infection. Most cases of retention develop over time & don't go quickly. Ur from an enlarged prostate may resolve slowly on medication or quickly surgery.(my preference). Need to discuss this with your dr. ...Read more
Wellbutrin (buproprion hydrochloride) is an antidepressant/anxiolytic that works by inhibiting neuronal uptake of norepinephrine and Dopamine (aminoketone). It is also used for impulsivity as seen in adhd and smoking. Common side effects include xerostomia (dry mouth), headache, agitation, nausea, dizziness, constipation, tremor, diaphoresis, abnormal ...Read more
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