Definition of Nocturia

Excessive urination at night

Causes of Nocturia

  • Fluid intake before going to sleep
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine supplements
  • Caffeinated coffee
  • Caffeinated tea
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Renal disease
  • Urinary tract disorder
  • Benigh prostatic hyperplasia
  • Stricture of the urethra
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Cystitis
  • Chronic urinary tract infection
  • Recurrent urinary tract infection
  • Chronic renal failure
  • Nephrotic syndrome

Drugs that cause nocturia

  • Diuretics
  • Cardiac glycosides
  • Demeclocycline
  • Lithium salts
  • Phenytoin
  • Propoxyphene
  • Vitamin D