Can Medication Affect Bowel And Bladder Control?

Some medicines affect the bladder muscles’ ability to work properly. These medicines are sometimes prescribed for conditions outside the urinary system and can cause unwanted changes in bladder control.

Some medicines that can cause unwanted side effects include: diuretics, calcium channel blockers, sedatives, muscle relaxants, narcotics, antihistamines, anticholinergics, antipsychotics and antidepressants.

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