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What are the effects of tamsulosin for overactive bladder in men with different symptoms?

What are the effects of tamsulosin for overactive bladder in men with different symptoms?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effects of tamsulosin (Flomax) in men with overactive bladder (OAB). This study suggested that tamsulosin improved the symptoms of OAB. Some background OAB is characterized by symptoms such as incontinence (urine leakage), having a strong urge to urinate, and being woken up at night due to the...

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Is mirabegron an effective add-on therapy to tamsulosin in men with overactive bladder?

Is mirabegron an effective add-on therapy to tamsulosin in men with overactive bladder?

Posted by on Apr 11, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effects of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) as an add-on therapy to tamsulosin (Flomax) in men with overactive bladder (OAB). This study suggested that mirabegron was an effective add-on to tamsulosin in these patients. Some background Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS ) represent a collection of symptoms...

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A reduction in salt intake improves the symptoms of overactive bladder

A reduction in salt intake improves the symptoms of overactive bladder

Posted by on Mar 28, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of salt intake reduction on overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms. Researchers suggested that the reduction in salt intake improved OAB symptoms. Some background OAB consists of urinary urgency with or without urge incontinence (leakage of urine). It is present in 16 to 19% of patients with urinary...

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Long-term outcomes for sacral neuromodulation for lower urinary tract dysfunction.

Long-term outcomes for sacral neuromodulation for lower urinary tract dysfunction.

Posted by on Feb 27, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial looked at the long-term outcomes of sacral neuromodulation (SNM) for patients with overactive bladder (OAB). The authors found that SNM was a minimally invasive procedure with good long-term success rates.  Some background SNM one of several treatment options for the symptoms of OAB, retention and voiding issues...

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Is once-daily vibegron 75mg an effective treatment for overactive bladder in the long-term?

Is once-daily vibegron 75mg an effective treatment for overactive bladder in the long-term?

Posted by on Jan 23, 2021 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the long-term safety and effectiveness of 75mg vibegron (Gemtesa) for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). The authors found that vibegron demonstrated favorable long-term safety, tolerability, and effectiveness in patients with OAB.  Some background OAB involves urinary symptoms such...

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Is mirabegron effective as an add-on to tamsulosin treatment for overactive bladder in men with lower urinary tract symptoms?

Is mirabegron effective as an add-on to tamsulosin treatment for overactive bladder in men with lower urinary tract symptoms?

Posted by on Nov 15, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper investigated the effectiveness and safety of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) as an add-on treatment to tamsulosin (Flomax) for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). This study found that mirabegron appeared to be effective for the treatment of OAB symptoms in those treated with...

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Is mirabegron effective as an add-on to tamsulosin treatment for overactive bladder in men with lower urinary tract symptoms?

Is mirabegron effective as an add-on to tamsulosin treatment for overactive bladder in men with lower urinary tract symptoms?

Posted by on Nov 15, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper investigated the effectiveness and safety of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) as an add-on treatment to tamsulosin (Flomax) for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). This study found that mirabegron appeared to be effective for the treatment of OAB symptoms in those treated with...

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Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation improves the symptoms of patients with overactive bladder

Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation improves the symptoms of patients with overactive bladder

Posted by on Nov 10, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the effectiveness and safety of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). Researchers suggested that PTNS is a good and safe treatment method for these patients. Some background The OAB syndrome occurs in around 23% of the US population. It consists of a...

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Increasing solifenacin dose is effective and safe for male patients with unresponsive overactive bladder

Increasing solifenacin dose is effective and safe for male patients with unresponsive overactive bladder

Posted by on Oct 29, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of increasing the dose of solifenacin (Vesicare) treatment in male patients with overactive bladder (OAB) that does not respond to low-dose treatment. Researchers suggested that increasing the dose of solifenacin is safe and improves the outcomes of these patients. Some...

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Are smoking habits associated with urinary symptoms in women with overactive bladder?

Are smoking habits associated with urinary symptoms in women with overactive bladder?

Posted by on Oct 24, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the association between smoking and urinary symptoms in women with overactive bladder (OAB). Researchers suggested that urgency and urine leakage was associated with age and smoking habits. Some background OAB consists of a sudden, uncontrolled need to urinate. Some people have incontinence (leakage of urine) and...

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Sacral neuromodulation with the InterStim system is associated with improved outcomes in patients with overactive bladder

Sacral neuromodulation with the InterStim system is associated with improved outcomes in patients with overactive bladder

Posted by on Oct 17, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of sacral neuromodulation (SNM) with the InterStim system in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in real-world practice. Researchers suggested that this treatment is associated with improved effectiveness and quality of life in these patients. Some background Overactive bladder...

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