Download PDF. This can impair quality of life, and can cause kidney injury 2. A variety of medications used for symptom management can contribute to urinary retention. The presence of AUR should be assessed in older patients who develop delirium, particularly if they have underlying dementia. Medications are a common cause of AUR.
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A person with paruresis typically has a sensitive, shy, conscientious personality and is fearful of being judged or criticised by others. Paruresis can be mild, moderate or severe. If a person can only successfully urinate when home alone, they may avoid leaving the house. This can reduce quality of life and curtail job opportunities.
Even now, he is fighting sanctions that have relegated him to desk work from his old perch as a boat captain for New York City. It might sound like the stuff of late-night comedy, but the anxiety disorder that plagues Mr. Kinneary is a harsh reality for a surprisingly large number of men. For some of them, it can be a career killer because it deprives them of the ability to produce urine for random drug tests.
Urinary retention is a condition in which impaired emptying of the bladder results in postvoidal residual urine. It is generally classified into 'acute' or 'chronic' urinary retention. Because of the complex mechanism of micturition, many drugs can interact with the micturition pathway, all via different modes of action. Although the incidence of urinary retention, in particular acute urinary retention, has been well studied in observational studies and randomized controlled trials, data on the incidence of drug-induced urinary retention are scarce.