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Featured Incontinence Articles
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Descriptions of Featured Incontinence Articles
VESIcare is a drug that is prescribed for overactive bladder symptoms. This selection from the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at how this drug works and also includes dosing guidelines and information on possible side effects.
Enablex is a prescription drug that is licensed for the treatment of overactive bladder. This part of the eMedTV Web site offers an in-depth look at Enablex, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
- Detrol LA
Detrol LA is drug that can be prescribed to treat an overactive bladder. This page on the eMedTV site describes Detrol LA in more detail and offers more information on how it works, its effects, and when and how to take the medication.
Detrol is a prescription drug that is used to treat overactive bladder symptoms. This page of the eMedTV Web site discusses the drug in greater detail, including in-depth information on its uses, dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
- Overactive Bladder
Overactive bladder is also known as urge incontinence. This eMedTV article discusses the condition in detail, explaining its causes, symptoms, and treatment. This page also links to other articles about urinary incontinence.
Also known as a fallen bladder, a cystocele occurs when the bladder droops into the vagina. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail, including information on what causes it, how it is treated, and more.
Ditropan is a drug approved to treat the symptoms of neurogenic bladder. This eMedTV Web page offers a complete overview of Ditropan, including information on its uses, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
- Bladder Problems
Urinary incontinence is one of the bladder problems that millions of adults have. This eMedTV article discusses bladder problems in detail and links to other articles about urinary incontinence.
- Urinary Incontinence
There are several types of urinary incontinence (loss of bladder control), such as overactive bladder. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at what causes this problem, who it affects, and how it is treated.
Sanctura is a prescription drug that is used to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. This eMedTV selection gives a complete overview on what the medication is used for, how it works, when and how it should be taken, and more.
- Oxytrol For Women
Oxytrol For Women is a nonprescription medicine used to treat an overactive bladder in women. This eMedTV Web article offers an in-depth look at the medicine, including information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing information, and more.
- Kegel Exercises
Kegel exercises strengthen the muscles that hold the bladder and many other organs in place. This eMedTV article discusses these exercises in detail, with information on how to perform them and the benefits they provide.
Available in the form of a patch, Oxytrol is a prescription drug that is used to treat overactive bladder. This eMedTV segment provides a detailed description of how the drug works and also discusses its possible side effects and dosing guidelines.
- Ditropan XL
Used to treat overactive bladder symptoms, Ditropan XL is a long-acting medication that is taken once a day. This eMedTV article provides a complete overview of this drug, including how it works and what you can expect during treatment.
- Male Incontinence
Incontinence (or accidental leakage of urine) can occur in both women and men. This selection from the eMedTV Web library discusses male incontinence in more detail and links to other articles about urinary incontinence.
- Treatment for Urinary Incontinence
Bladder retraining, medications, and surgery are just some of the urinary incontinence treatment options available. This eMedTV article discusses the different treatments for urinary incontinence in detail.
- VESIcare Side Effects
Potential VESIcare side effects include dizziness, blurred vision, and sore throat. This eMedTV Web page also lists serious reactions that may require prompt medical attention, such as difficulty urinating, confusion, and allergic reactions.
- Detrol Side Effects
Common Detrol side effects may include abdominal pain, constipation, and dry mouth. This page from the eMedTV archives lists other potential side effects that can occur with the drug, including serious reactions that should be reported to a doctor.
- Sanctura XR
Sanctura XR is a prescription medicine that is licensed to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
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- Anturol Drug Information
- Detrol Drug Information
- Ditropan XL Drug Information
- Ditropan Drug Information
- Gelnique Medication Information
- Myrbetriq Medication Information
- Oxytrol For Women Patch Information
- Sanctura XR Drug Information
- Sanctura Drug Information
- Toviaz Medication Information
- VESIcare Drug Information
- Ditropan XL Tablets -- Information
- Enablex -- Medication Information
- Detrol LA Capsules -- Drug Information
- Oxytrol Patch for Overactive Bladder