Drug-Induced Urinary Retention Quiz

Check your symptoms and
find possible causes with AI for free

Reviewed By:

Nao Saito

Nao Saito, MD (Urology)

From our team of 50+ doctors

Please choose the symptom you are most concerned about.

It will help us optimise further questions for you.

By starting the symptom checker, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Find another symptom

How Ubie can help you

With an easy 3-min questionnaire, Ubie's AI-powered system will generate a free report on possible causes.

Your symptoms

Input your symptoms

Our AI

Our AI checks your symptoms

Your report

You get your personalized report

Personalized Report

✔︎  When to see a doctor

✔︎  What causes your symptoms

✔︎  Treatment information etc.

Just 3 minutes.
Developed by doctors.

Learn more about Drug-induced urinary retention

Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is drug-induced urinary retention?

This is a condition where patients suffer from difficulty in urination after taking certain medications. Middle aged men with enlarged prostate are more prone to this condition.

Symptoms of drug-induced urinary retention

  • Decrease in urine volume

  • Needing to pass urine again, despite just passing less than 2 hours ago

Questions your doctor may ask to check for drug-induced urinary retention

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose drug-induced urinary retention

  • Are you passing less urine?

  • Have you felt urge to pass urine again, within 2 hours after trip to the bathroom?

Treatment for drug-induced urinary retention

Symptoms should improve after stopping the culprit medication. In severe cases, a urine tube can be inserted to drain the urine.

View the symptoms of Drug-induced urinary retention

  • Low urine output

Reviewed By:

Nao Saito

Nao Saito, MD (Urology)

From our team of 50+ doctors

Just 3 minutes.
Developed by doctors.

Ubie is supervised by 50+ medical experts worldwide

Shohei Harase

Shohei Harase, MD


Kameda Medical Center, Japan

Sanshiro Kato

Sanshiro Kato, MD

Emergency department

Kawai Clinic, Japan

Yu Shirai

Yu Shirai, MD


Yotsuya Yui Clinic, Japan

Yoshinori Abe

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Internal medicine

Co-founder of Ubie, Inc.

Rohini R

Rohini R, MD

Ear, nose, throat (ENT)

Bayshore Health Centre, India

Seiji Kanazawa

Seiji Kanazawa, MD, PHD

Obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN)

National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan

View our medical experts