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Whats the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Whats the best medicine for overactive bladder?

Depends: First option should be behavior modification. Cut out caffeine etc. All medications have there own set of side effects and warnings. There are no good head to head studies. Some of it is trial and error with your doctor. For more see http://peedoc.Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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How do you stop an overactive bladder quickly?

How do you stop an overactive bladder quickly?

Treat UTI if present: Exclude caffeine from diet. Try prelief to alkalinize urine. See your dr. For prescription for an anticholinergic medication such as oxybutinin er, detrol, vesicare (solifenacin) etc. ...Read more

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Can overactive bladder get worse if not treated?

Can overactive bladder get worse if not treated?

Possibly: The more important issue is that the same symptoms associated with oab (overactive bladder), could be caused by other more ominous problems, such as infection, calculi or tumor. It is always wise to have significant oab assessed. ...Read more

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Can overactive bladder be cured if your very young?

Overactive bladder: Yes. It begins with behavior modification and diet. Watch what you drink and how much and when. Stop fluid intake at 6 or 7 pm. Limit caffeine intake. ...Read more

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Can you suggest medicine for overactive bladder?Plz...

Can you suggest medicine for overactive bladder?Plz...

Same as urge leakage: Overactive bladder is prelude to urge incontinence. As such your doctor can offer you any number of antimuscarinics such as oxybutynin. However, they're all reasonably effective w/o any particular one being significantly better than another. Check out http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/2012/06/whats-best-medicine-to-treat-urinary.Html for recent study looking at this class of medications. ...Read more

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Could an overactive bladder be a sign of something more serious?

Could an overactive bladder be a sign of something more serious?

Not likely: But occasionally it may be a symptom of something more serious. A thorough evaluation by a Urogynecologist will help identify the cause and best options for treatment. ...Read more

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Is an overactive bladder curable?

Is an overactive bladder curable?

Sometimes a specific: Cause can be found and addressed. Often effective treatment is available even if the root cause is not understood or changeable. Start by talking to your pcp. Consult a urogynecologist or urologist if needed. I hope you find some relief. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for overactive bladder?

Is there a cure for overactive bladder?

Treatable: Overactive bladder cannot usually be cured but the symptoms can often be controlled by medication and other methods. Dietary measures such as decreasing acid and caffeine sometimes helps. There can be underlying causes which if addressed can help. A visit to a urologist will be helpful. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Morse
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Overactive Bladder Syndrome (Definition)

Overactive bladder is a condition consisting of the frequent and urgent desire to urinate, including urinating at night, and occurring more than eight times a day. It may feature urge incontinence, which is the uncontrolled urination while feeling ...Read more