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Doctor insights on: Urispas Anti Bladder Spasm Agent

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How long does it take flavoxate to stop bladder spasms?

How long does it take flavoxate to stop bladder spasms?

Flavoxate: This works by relaxing the smooth muscles of the bladder. It is taken 3-4 times a day. Should work quickly in 1-2 days. ...Read more

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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Taking flavoxate for bladder spasms. This is 2 days. Should I b able to tell a difference by now? Is it normal for spasms to come n go while on Meds?

Taking flavoxate for bladder spasms. This is 2 days. Should I b able to tell a difference by now? Is it normal for spasms to come n go while on Meds?

If you have: Overactive bladder, Flavoxate is indicated to help reduce the overactivity by smoothing/calming the "spasms" noted to cause the frequent urination. Even though it works at the muscle fiber level, you should not be able to tell that there is any "spasm". 2 day of medication should start to give some positive change, but I would give it a week solid before you decide whether the medication works. ...Read more

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31yrMale. Since 4days spam in bladder. All blood, urine, US test normal. Doc prescribed urispas-5 days. Could it be somethin serious as it has not improving?

31yrMale. Since 4days spam in bladder. All blood, urine, US test normal. Doc prescribed urispas-5 days. Could it be somethin serious as it has not improving?

Must review all sup-: Pliments and medications you are taking as this could be an adverse side effect. Make a list as all of them can be looked up on the scientific basis. It is unlikely that this is a serious condition but it must be excluded. ...Read more

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What should I do about bladder spasms?

What should I do about bladder spasms?

Medication: Need work-upologist or uro-gynecologist, possibly to include urodynamic study, then have dr prescribe an anticholinergic medication, preferably generic. Medication shoulkd take care of this problem. ...Read more

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Bladder spasm after spc insertion, what to do?

Bladder spasm after spc insertion, what to do?

Here are some...: How long ago did you have SPC? Does SPC mean suprapubic cystostomy to you? If so, such-related bladder spam can be eased with judicious use of pain medication + antimiscarinic agents, but almost impossible to be free of its related discomfort or pain. Over time such pain will improve. Besides, always keep the tube positioned without obstruction by kinking and the drainage bag, always below bladder ...Read more

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Does dehydration cause painfull bladder spasm?

Can cause stomach: Or muscle cramping. Sometimes urine can become so concentrated that it is irritating to the bladder. In any case drink plenty of fluids and it should resolve. ...Read more

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What causes bladder spasms if I have a suprapubic catheter?

What causes bladder spasms if I have a suprapubic catheter?

Foreign body: Ny foreign body within a patient may cause the body to react to "remove" the problem. Can be treated with medications that relax the bladder muscles. ...Read more

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Are bladder spasms normal in early pregnancy?

Are bladder spasms normal in early pregnancy?

Not really: In early pregnancy it is not typical for patients to complain about bladder spasm. I would schedule a follow up visit to be tested for bladder infections. Urinary tract infections are very common in pregnancy ...Read more

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How come it hurts badly when I pee and bladder spasms?

How come it hurts badly when I pee and bladder spasms?

Infection: The muscle of the bladder (detrussor muscle) becomes irritated during a bladder infection. The bladder becomes inflamed, tender and spasms. This is the most common cause of bladder pain (dsyuria). ...Read more

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The doctor just said I probably have bladder spasms--meaning what?

The doctor just said I probably have bladder spasms--meaning what?

Bladder contractions: Like a muscle cramp, bladder spasms occur when the detrusor muscle of the bladder, which is responsible for squeezing and expelling urine, squeezes without permission. This can occur when there are neurologic issues, severe bladder irritation or infection, and in overactive bladder syndrome. There is usually dull discomfort and pain, with occasional urine leakage. ...Read more

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Having kidney and bladder spasm with a lot of pain. What can it be?

Having kidney and bladder spasm with a lot of pain. What can it be?

KIDNEY/BLADDER SPASM: The most common cause of the symptoms you describe is uti (kidney&bladder infection), other condition is renal/ureteric/bladder calculus.
You should consult your doctor or a urologist. ...Read more

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Any information/ advice for 19 y/o with fowlers syndrome and perm indwell catheter. & best way to stop bladder spasms? Thank you

Ask your urologist..: Sorry to hear that you are a victim of Fowler's syndrome, which can be further illustrated in https://www. Ucl. Ac.uk/ion/nationalhospital/fowlersyndrome. As to ease bladder spams, the mainstay is still anticholinergics; currently there are at least 6 kinds available; if failed, try tibial nerve stimulation or sacral nerve stimulation, with urinary diversion as the last resort. Ask your urologist... ...Read more

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Have had severe bladder spasms/incontinence after uretoscopy april 3rd. Been on several diff meds. Will this ever get better. No kids btw?

Have had severe bladder spasms/incontinence after uretoscopy april 3rd. Been on several diff meds. Will this ever get better. No kids btw?

Seems a bit long for: Just irritation from your procedure. Consult the provider who performed the procedure for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What do bladder spasms feel like?

What do bladder spasms feel like?

Urge to urinate: "spasms" of bladder are typically described by patients as a persistent, nagging feeling needing to urinate that is not completely relieved when actually urinating. There are different causes for this symptom including bladder infection, prior bladder surgery, neurologic condition, or non-infectious inflammation of the bladder. ...Read more

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What do you do for bladder spasms at age 50 (female)?

What do you do for bladder spasms at age 50 (female)?

CMD: You may have a bladder infection. You should have your urine analyzed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Bladder spasm problems? Feels like I have to go shortly after I had to go.

Urine needs testing: To rule out a uti. May be due to overactive bladder, interstitial cystitis if not due to UTI and u r female. Possibly due to a prostate problem if u r male. ...Read more

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Is toviaz (fesoterodine) safe to take for bladder spasms?

Is toviaz (fesoterodine) safe to take for bladder spasms?

Toviaz (fesoterodine): Yes. Toviaz (fesoterodine) is intended for over active bladder. If you are truly having "spasms" and have not recently had a urologic procedure, you may need an evaluation by a urologist. ...Read more

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How can I reduce or get rid of bladder spasms?

How can I reduce or get rid of bladder spasms?

Medication.: The most effective way is by anticholinergic medications, which calm the bladder and reduce or eliminate bladder spasms (e.g. Oxybutinin). Of course, eliminating triggers such as stones, infection, and catheters is essential. Some patients find that avoiding caffeine, alcohol, spicy or acidic foods, chocolate, and artificial sweeteners helps. ...Read more

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Can bladder spasms cause you to retain urine?

Can bladder spasms cause you to retain urine?

Unable to MT bladder: Not due to bladder spasms, but urethral sphincter spasms can cause some urinary retention. Urethral stricture, diverticulum, thrombosed caruncle, Skene's gland cyst or abcess are all urethral causes. External causes: cystocele, fecal impaction, uterine fibroid or anti-incontinence procedure. Internal causes: Stones, bladder or urethral tumor, ureterocele. Neurologic: MS, diabetes, spinal cord cause ...Read more

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Ditropan (oxybutynin) is good for bladder spasms?

Ditropan (oxybutynin) is good for bladder spasms?

It works.: Ditropan (oxybutynin) is part of a family of medications called anticholinergics that can help calm the bladder. It is an effective treatment for overactive bladder and has been used to help manage bladder spasms. Bladder spasms often occur with bladder irritation, such as that after surgery, or during infection, or in neurologic problems of the bladder. Side effects often can limit the dose. ...Read more

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What can cause bladder spasms after lipotripsy or eswl?

What can cause bladder spasms after lipotripsy or eswl?

Indwelling stent: Ureteral stent tube, between kidney & bladder commonly is cause. Stents are used with percutaneous kidney or uretoscopic lithotripsy to facilitate healing, & sometimes with extensive eswl to avoid ureteral obstruction by stone fragments (steinstrasse). Curly end of stent irritates bladder & causes spasms. ...Read more

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If you have bladder spasms is it normal for your bladder to leak sometimes?

Neither is normal: So called bladder spasms are abnormal & are likely involuntary bladder contractions which are possibly signs of neurogenic bladder dysfunction. These likely are causing the leakage. Note that ur also having back pain. Thus spinal cord tethering may need 2B ruled out. Advise you to consult with a urologist for urodynamic testing which includes sphincter emg. Spinal MRI should also be considered. ...Read more

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Vesicare (solifenacin) lessening bladder spasms but they won't go away completely why?

Here are some. ..: Known to many, medical professionals have never cured anyone but helped people on how to modify their inside / outside environments for optimizing self-healing for optimal functional recovery with their residual strength; life is a process of constant struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living for survival, growth, & continuation. So, check out if UTI, OAB, etc. Come.. ...Read more

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Been having bladder spasms post hysterectomy 6 mo and bladder tacked w/ mesh 5+ yrs. Could it be mesh issues?

Been having bladder spasms post hysterectomy 6 mo and bladder tacked w/ mesh 5+ yrs. Could it be mesh issues?

Needs evaluation: Bladder spasms can happen for all different reasons. If they started after your hysterectomy, it may have something to do with that surgery. You need to see your doctor and have a cystoscopy which is a procedure to look into your bladder and check for mass, stones, mesh, a reason for your spasms. Also, a study to evaluate how your bladder is functioning should be done, this is called urodynamics. ...Read more

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Can urethritis cause an overactive bladder? What is the difference between overactive bladder and bladder spasms?

Here are some. ..: Urethritis may incite a premature urge to void so the patient may void oftener than usual; after treated, urethritis-related urgency subsides, but not OAB-related. Although OAB generates urge to void, the patient still usually can make to bathroom to void; bladder spam is usually referred to the occurrence of uninhibited bladder contraction incited by catheter or poor central nerve control, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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Flavoxate (Definition)

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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Urispas (Definition)

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