Our expert says:
Incontinence or dificulties holding urine can in deed follow gynae procedures or childbirth, and isn't usually a consequence of using an antidepressant. Indeed, some of the older antidepressants can cause difficulty in passing urine, and have been used to treat incontinence.
Sometimes if a combination of meds given for any reason, happens to be very sedative and makes you sleep very deeply, some people may wet themselves while in such a deep sleep, not noticing at the time.
I have not personally come across Prozac ( Fluoxetine ) CAUSING diabetes, though in someone who already has diabetes who then takes prozac, it can cause some complications in managing the diabetes. And i can indeed cause a rise in blood sugar, and some do indeed believe it can icnrease the risk of developing diabetes, especially if there is a family history of diabetes. Personally, I would avoid using it in someone with diabetes, suspected diabetes, or a strong family history of diabetes.
Fortunately there is a large number of alternative antidepressant drugs to choose from.
Ideally, on would want to combined advice of a physician expert in diabetes and a psychiatrist experienced in treating depression in people with medical problems
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