Skip Navigation LinksHome > September 2011 - Volume 5 - Issue 3 > Bethanechol for Buprenorphine-Related Urinary Hesitancy: A C...
Journal of Addiction Medicine:
doi: 10.1097/ADM.0b013e3181ed2f50
Case Report

Bethanechol for Buprenorphine-Related Urinary Hesitancy: A Case Series

Varma, Anjali MD; Smigiel, Joseph PharmD; Eck, Nancy FNP; Brooks, Stephanie LCSW

Collapse Box

Abstract

Constipation is a well-known side effect of buprenorphine, but urinary hesitancy is less frequently discussed and may go unrecognized. Reported are the 2 cases of men older than 50 years who experienced disabling urinary hesitancy with buprenorphine and naloxone combination (suboxone) and were successfully treated with bethanechol, a cholinergic medication.

© 2011 American Society of Addiction Medicine

    

Login

Search for Similar Articles
You may search for similar articles that contain these same keywords or you may modify the keyword list to augment your search.