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What drugs cause urine retention?

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Dr. Robert Harris
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. PAUL EUN
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Some bladder meds

So called "anticholinergic" drugs are used to treat urge incontinence toprevent bladder muscle from contracting involuntarily.
Sometimes, it can lead to urinary retention.

In brief: Some bladder meds

So called "anticholinergic" drugs are used to treat urge incontinence toprevent bladder muscle from contracting involuntarily.
Sometimes, it can lead to urinary retention.
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