Acute urinary retention associated with flecainide
Michael Ziegelbaum, MDAddress reprint requests to M.Z., 1300 Union Turnpike, New Hyde Park, New York 11040.
Harry Lever, MD
A case of acute urinary retention, presumably secondary to the use of the antiarrhythmic drug flecainide, is presented. A mechanism for this effect is proposed based on the possibility of a local anesthetic effect on bladder mucosa.