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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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Mirabegron improves the treatment outcomes of patients with overactive bladder and benign prostatic hyperplasia receiving tamsulosin

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) on overactive bladder (OAB) in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) receiving tamsulosin (Flomax) therapy. Researchers suggested that mirabegron is a good and safe treatment for these patients. Some background OAB is present in 23% of the US population and...

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Tadalafil plus mirabegron combined treatment alleviates symptoms in patients with overactive bladder

Posted by on Apr 25, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of tadalafil (Cialis) plus mirabegron (Myrbetriq) in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). Researchers suggested that this combined treatment improves symptoms caused by OAB. Some background OAB consists of a frequent feeling of needing to urinate. It negatively impacts the...

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Vibegron improves the treatment outcomes of patients with overactive bladder

Posted by on Apr 5, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of vibegron (RVT-901) in the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). Researchers suggested that this is a good and safe therapy to treat these patients.  Some background Overactive bladder (OAB) is a condition that is present in 23.3% of Americans. It consists of an uncontrollable need to...

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Is mirabegron a safe and effective treatment for overactive bladder symptoms?

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

In a nutshell This paper investigated the effectiveness and safety of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) for the treatment of symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB). Mirabegron appeared to be safe and effective for the treatment of OAB symptoms. Some background OAB is characterized by symptoms such as experiencing incontinence (urine leakage), having a strong urge...

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Combining behavioral and drug therapies improves overactive bladder symptoms in men

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of combining behavioral and drug therapies in male patients with overactive bladder (OAB). Researchers suggested that this combined therapy improves OAB symptoms. Some background OAB is a common condition. It can include frequent and urgent urination, incontinence (urine leak) and/or waking up at night...

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OnabotulinumtoxinA improves symptoms in patients with overactive bladder and urinary incontinence

Posted by on Feb 3, 2020 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of onabotulinumtoxinA (OBTA; Botox) in patients with overactive bladder and urinary incontinence. Researchers suggested that OBTA was associated with an improvement in urinary symptoms in these patients. Some background Overactive bladder (OAB) is a chronic disabling condition. The...

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Mirabegron improves the quality of life of older patients with overactive bladder

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the quality of life outcomes in patients with overactive bladder (OAB) of 65 years of age or more. Researchers suggested that patients with OAB who received mirabegron (Myrbetriq) had improved quality of life. Some background OAB consists of an uncontrolled need or urge to urinate. Some people will leak urine when...

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The effectiveness of mirabegron for overactive bladder in patients aged 65 and older

Posted by on Dec 8, 2019 in Overactive bladder | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of mirabegron in patients aged 65 years or older with overactive bladder (OAB) and urinary incontinence (UI). This study found that mirabegron improved the symptoms in these patients. Some background Overactive bladder (OAB) occurs when the bladder muscle is too active. Instead of staying...

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