If you’re struggling with urinary incontinence, certain medications you’re taking could be contributing to the problem.
Most people think Botox® (onabotulinum toxinA) is a tool for plastic surgeons and not urologists. But the drug is approved by the U.S. FDA for women with overactive bladder symptoms when there’s no apparent neurologic cause.
Men, if you’re making frequent pit stops, if it hurts to pee, or if you find blood in your urine, tell your doctor. Here are four common urinary conditions that can wreak havoc with your bladder.
Men: Here’s what help is available for incontinence.
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Most people think of botulinum toxin A, which is sold under the brand name Botox®, as a wrinkle fighter. However, this drug is much more than a wrinkle-reducer. Botulinum toxin A also has therapeutic uses, some of which might surprise you.
It can happen at the most inconvenient time. You need to pee, and it’s got you running for the bathroom. A strong urge to urinate is the hallmark symptom of overactive bladder (OAB), though you also may struggle with needing to go frequently throughout the day or at night. Find the latest treatment options for this problem.
If your overactive bladder medication isn’t working, don’t give up. Find out what other treatments you can explore.
Leaking urine isn’t normal as you age. Find out what help is available for stress incontinence.