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Loss of Control of Urine in Men

Contact your doctor. Many different prescription and non-prescription medications can lead to loss of bladder control, especially in older men. Drugs that commonly cause this problem include

  • diuretics ("water pills")

  • psychiatric medications including antidepressants, antipsychotics, and sedatives

  • narcotic pain relievers

  • blood pressure and heart drugs

  • cold and sinus remedies

  • diet aids

  • alcohol and caffeine.

Stopping these drugs might improve your symptoms quickly. However, you should not stop taking a medication your doctor has recommended without first speaking to him or her.

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