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Are two drugs more beneficial than one for treating patients with overactive bladder?

Posted by on Oct 5, 2019 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article reviewed several studies that compared the effectiveness of two drugs compared to one drug for treating symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB). The authors concluded that the combination of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) and solifenacin (Vesicare) was more effective than each drug alone and had similar side effects in these...

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Comparing antimuscarinic treatment duration for women with overactive bladder syndrome

Posted by on Aug 30, 2019 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the risk of retreatment after 3 or 6 months of antimuscarinic therapy for overactive bladder (OAB). This study found that prolonged antimuscarinic treatment does not increase the risk of retreatment for OAB. Some background Overactive bladder (OAB) occurs when the bladder muscle is too active....

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Looking for participants with benign prostatic hyperplasia and overactive bladder to test a new drug

Posted by on Aug 14, 2019 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 3 trial is examining the effectiveness of vibegron in the treatment of overactive bladder symptoms (OAB) in patients with prostatic hyperplasia (BPH; enlarged prostatic gland). The main outcome of this trial will be a change in urgency episodes. This trial is being conducted in the US and Canada. The details A benign (not...

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Nuro percutaneous tibial neuromodulation system used to treat overactive bladder syndrome

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the Nuro system for percutaneous tibial neuromodulation (PTNM) to treat overactive bladder (OAB). This study found that PTNM using Nuro is an effective and safe treatment for OAB. Some background Overactive bladder (OAB) occurs when the bladder muscle is too active. Instead of...

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Evaluating the effectiveness of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for overactive bladder on sexual function

Posted by on Jul 28, 2019 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) to treat overactive bladder (OAB) on sexual function. This study found a promising effectiveness of PTNS treatment for sexual dysfunction.  Some background Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) is now an established...

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Link between symptom severity and success of conservative therapy for overactive bladder in women

Posted by on Jun 27, 2019 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article investigated the link between symptom severity (SS) and the success of conservative management (CM) in women with urinary incontinence (UI). The authors concluded that mild SS was associated with improved CM success.   Some background Overactive active bladder (OAB) is a condition where there is a frequent feeling of...

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What factors can influence the effectiveness of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation in the treatment of overactive bladder?

Posted by on Jun 6, 2019 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This article investigated the factors that can predict treatment success of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) for overactive bladder (OAB). The authors concluded that a history of depression/anxiety and severe urgency urinary incontinence (UUI; needing to urinate urgently) before treatment predicted a higher chance of...

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