Being weaned off morphine and gabapentin due to urine retention. Will this fix it? Anything to watch out for?
Urine retention. If it is deemed that the retention is due to the meds then yes this should reverse.
I recently had a bad side effect from gabapentin. Urine retention and bladder infection. Will lyrica (pregabalin) do the same thing? Side effects?
Maybe not. Gabapentin and lyrica are similar, but different drugs. The effects and side effects of one vs the other vary in different people. Start slow, and pay attention. Medications are one way of controlling nerve pain. You may be able to decrease need for meds by addressing other issues. That includes nutrient status, stress or emotional trauma that may have accompanied the injury/illness. Read more...