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A 40-year-old member asked:

can you suggest any alternatives over-the-counter for over active bladder?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not really: Bendryl 50 mgs at night might help as well as help you to sleep. Otherwise avoid caffeine, spicy foods +try & reduce stress & anxiety in your life. However always best to first discuss with your DR or urologist

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A 20-year-old member asked:

In case if I have an over active bladder how much time it would take to heal after I start the medicne...?

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Dr. Howard Adler
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Up to 8 weeks: Overactive bladder medications may take up to 8 weeks before they start helping.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Is incomplete emptying feeling a sign of an over active bladder?

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Dr. Abraham Morse
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Yes, can be: This is one possible symptom. Consult with a urogynecologist or urologist.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Can you let me know is incomplete emptying a sign of an over active bladder?

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Dr. Abraham Morse
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Yes one possible: Symptom of oab is a sense of incomplete emptying or a small amount of dribbling when you stand up after urinating. This can be very frustrating. Talk to your doctor and consider consulting a urogynecologist if you are not getting any relief. Hope this helps.
A 35-year-old member asked:

What is commonly used to heal over active bladder?

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Dr. Abraham Morse
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Overactive bladder: If urinary infection is ruled out as a cause for symptoms of urgency frequency, then there are several treatments for overactibe bladder that can be helpful. "bladder retraining" and medications are the treatments to try first. Botox and interstim are more invasive, more invasive and more expensive but sometimes help when simpler treatments have not. A health care provider should be consulted.
A 39-year-old member asked:

What are some alternative medications over-the-counter for over active bladder?

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Dr. David Vandersteen
Pediatric Urology 31 years experience
Oxytrol: Oxytrol is a very effective non-prescription medication for over active bladder.

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