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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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Does mirabegron improve the satisfaction of patients with overactive bladder?

Does mirabegron improve the satisfaction of patients with overactive bladder?

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and impact on patient satisfaction of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) in patients with overactive bladder (OAB). Researchers suggested that this drug improved the treatment satisfaction of patients with OAB. Some background OAB consists of an uncontrollable need to urinate with or without incontinence...

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Comparing the effectiveness of sacral neuromodulation and onabotulinumtoxinA for overactive bladder

Comparing the effectiveness of sacral neuromodulation and onabotulinumtoxinA for overactive bladder

Posted by on Sep 19, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the outcomes of onabotulinumtoxinA (BTX) and sacral neuromodulation (SNM) in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). Researchers suggested that both treatments improved the outcomes of these patients, but BTX may be associated with more complications. Some background OAB of an uncontrolled need to urinate...

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Anticholinergic medication increases the risk of dementia in patients with overactive bladder

Anticholinergic medication increases the risk of dementia in patients with overactive bladder

Posted by on Jul 18, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether medication for overactive bladder (OAB) is associated with dementia. Researchers suggested that the use of anticholinergic medication might increase the risk of dementia compared to beta-3 agonist users. Some background OAB consists of a frequent and sudden urge to urinate that is difficult to control. It...

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Vibegron improves the treatment outcomes of patients with overactive bladder

Vibegron improves the treatment outcomes of patients with overactive bladder

Posted by on Jul 11, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of vibegron in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). Researchers suggested that this drug is a good and safe option for the treatment of OAB. Some background Around 17% of adults experience OAB in Europe and the USA. OAB consists of frequent and sudden urge to urinate that is...

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Vibegron improves the treatment outcomes of patients with overactive bladder

Vibegron improves the treatment outcomes of patients with overactive bladder

Posted by on Jun 28, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the effectiveness and safety of vibegron in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). Researchers suggested that vibegron was associated with improved OAB symptoms and was well tolerated. Some background OAB consists of a frequent and sudden urge to urinate that may be difficult to control. It is present in 18.6% of...

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What are the effects of sacral neuromodulation therapy in patients with non-responsive overactive bladder following onabotulinumtoxinA therapy?

What are the effects of sacral neuromodulation therapy in patients with non-responsive overactive bladder following onabotulinumtoxinA therapy?

Posted by on May 26, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This paper reviewed the outcomes of patients with non-responsive overactive bladder (OAB) who were treated with sacral neuromodulation (SNM) after onabotulinumtoxinA (BTX, Botox) therapy. The main finding was SNM may be successful for treating non-responsive OAB. Some background OAB is characterized by having a strong urge to...

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