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Pelvic floor muscle training for women with overactive bladder syndrome?

Posted by on Jul 16, 2018 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training in women with overactive bladder syndrome (OAB). This study concluded that pelvic floor muscle training did not improve OAB symptoms in women. Some background Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a sudden, frequent urge to urinate. It may result in urge incontinence (unable to...

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The safety and effectiveness of Mirabegron and Sulifenacin for Overactive Bladder

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of combination Mirabegron (Myrbetriq) and Solifenacin (Vesicare) treatment in Overactive Bladder (OAB) patients. This study concluded that after 1 year, the combination treatment was safe and more effective than each drug given alone. Some background Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a sudden,...

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Botulinum toxin injections for overactive bladder

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study determined the safety and effectiveness of onabotulinumtoxinA (BOTOX1) compared to a placebo in adults with overactive bladder. The study concluded that botulinum toxin led to greater reductions in symptoms, but also significant side effects. Some background Overactive bladder (OAB) syndrome is a condition characterized...

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Flexible doses for managing overactive bladder

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the safety and effectiveness of fesoterodine (Toviaz) for the treatment of overactive bladder. The study concluded that fesoterodine was effective and well tolerated in patients with overactive bladder.  Some background Overactive bladder (OAB) is a condition associated with an increased urge to urinate....

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Botox for neurogenic overactive bladder: is it safe and effective?

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the safety and effectiveness of onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox, or botulinum toxin) in patients with neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO). This study concluded that onabotulinumtoxinA is effective and safe for treating patients with NDO compared to placebo. Some background Neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO)...

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Mirabegron versus antimuscarinics for overactive bladder: which is more effective?

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the safety and efficacy of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) versus anti-muscarinics in patients with overactive bladder (OAB). The study concluded that mirabegron was as effective as anti-muscarinics in improving OAB symptoms, with fewer side effects. Some background Oral anti-muscarinic agents, such as solifenacin...

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Comparing electrical stimulation to other therapies for the treatment of overactive bladder

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study compared the effects of non-implanted electrical stimulation (ES) to muscle training or drug therapy for overactive bladder (OAB). The authors concluded that ES may be better than muscle training or drug therapy for improving OAB symptoms. Some background A common symptom of overactive bladder (OAB) is urinary...

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Combining mirabegron and solifenacin for the treatment of overactive bladder

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effect combining mirabegron (Myrbetriq) and solifenacin (Vesicare) to treat overactive bladder (OAB). They found that combining mirabegron and solifenacin was more effective than solifenacin alone and was well-tolerated. Some background To treat overactive bladder (OAB), patients are prescribed...

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