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Small reductions in urge incontinence episodes, voids per day with daily dose of medications.
A study found that 33.8% of women received anticholinergics compared with 19.4% of men.
OAB treatment is associated with a decreased risk of falls, study finds.
Regardless of delivery type, obesity ups the risk of more severe urinary symptoms, study shows.
In a study, severe nocturia predicted increased mortality risk.
Elderly patients with OAB may benefit from combined high-dosage antimuscarinics.
Repeat injections of onabotulinumtoxinA (BTXA) appear to benefit patients with non-neurogenic overactive bladder.
Improvements in efficacy and quality of life last at least six months, study finds.
Depression risk greater for men with nocturia than for women with nocturia.
Two studies show significant reduction in number of nocturnal voids for women.
In most responders, overactive bladder symptom improvement sustained to three years.
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Increasing the daily dose from 5 to 10 mg resulted in reductions in mean total urgency score and mean micturition frequency.
The FDA has approved onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) as a treatment for overactive bladder (OAB) in adults who are inadequately managed with anticholinergic medications.
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