Nocturia

Desmopressin Effectively Treats Nocturia in BPH

Desmopressin Effectively Treats Nocturia in BPH

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Nocturia improved 43% in patients receiving oral desmopressin alone and 64.3% in those receiving desmopressin and an alpha-blocker.

Review: Desmopressin Decreases Nocturia Episodes

Review: Desmopressin Decreases Nocturia Episodes

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Desmopressin reduced the number of nocturnal voids by 0.85 compared with placebo.

Nocturia, Daytime Urinary Frequency Linked With Mortality

Nocturia, Daytime Urinary Frequency Linked With Mortality

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Men with nocturia have a 1.4-fold greater risk of death than men without nocturia, after adjustment for age and major comorbidities.

Nocdurna Now Available for Nocturia Due to Nocturnal Polyuria

Nocdurna Now Available for Nocturia Due to Nocturnal Polyuria

The antidiuretic effects of desmopressin are mediated by stimulation of vasopressin 2 (V2) receptors, thereby increasing water reabsorption in the kidneys, and reducing urine production.

Simple Measures May Help Men With Low Bladder Capacity and Nocturia

Simple Measures May Help Men With Low Bladder Capacity and Nocturia

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Lowering nocturnal urine production and enabling patients to void consistently at capacity may ease nocturia in men with low bladder capacity.

Nocturnal Polyuria Patients Produce More Urine Early On

Nocturnal Polyuria Patients Produce More Urine Early On

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For men with nocturnal polyuria, the rate of urine production dropped off as the night progressed.

Basic Concepts in Nocturia

Basic Concepts in Nocturia

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International Continence Society (ICS) standards offer useful guidance for nocturia management, according to the authors of a new report.

Nocturia Associated With Oxidative Stress

Nocturia Associated With Oxidative Stress

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In a study, advanced glycation end products were significantly higher in people with nocturia.

Nocturia a Possible Risk Factor for Nocturnal BP Problems

Nocturia a Possible Risk Factor for Nocturnal BP Problems

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In a study, nighttime voiding significantly correlated with smaller dips in nocturnal blood pressure.

Can Nocturia Hasten Death?

Can Nocturia Hasten Death?

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Having 3 or more voids per night was associated with 72% excess death risk.

Nocturia Associated With Increased Fall Risk

Nocturia Associated With Increased Fall Risk

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German study revealed a 13% higher risk of falls among patients with vs without nocturia.

New Nocturia Classification System Proposed

New Nocturia Classification System Proposed

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An expert panel developed a framework of 22 nocturia phenotypes that could set the stage for devising diagnostic and treatment pathways and stimulating research.

Nocturnal Polyuria Highly Prevalent in Men with LUTS

Nocturnal Polyuria Highly Prevalent in Men with LUTS

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Nearly 55% of men with lower urinary tract symptoms suffer from nocturnal polyuria, according to a study conducted in Italy.

Nocturia Symptoms Eased With Novel Drug Combo

Nocturia Symptoms Eased With Novel Drug Combo

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In a phase 2 trial, treatment with an acetaminophen-ibuprofen combination was associated with a significant reduction in nocturnal voids and improved quality of life compared with placebo.

Nocturia in BPH Patients Safely Treated with Silodosin

Nocturia in BPH Patients Safely Treated with Silodosin

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In a study, 8 mg of silodosin daily for 12 weeks was associated with a significant reduction in nocturia episodes.

Nocturia Diagnosis, Management Strategies Offered

Nocturia Diagnosis, Management Strategies Offered

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A recent paper provides 8 questions to ask patients to elicit information that enables targeted treatment of nocturia.

Low-Dose Melatonin Found Not To Ease Nocturia in MS

Low-Dose Melatonin Found Not To Ease Nocturia in MS

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Small study found that 2 mg of melatonin taken at bedtime did not significantly decrease the mean number of nocturia episodes vs placebo.

FDA Approves Nocdurna for Nocturia Due to Nocturnal Polyuria

FDA Approves Nocdurna for Nocturia Due to Nocturnal Polyuria

Nocdurna carries a Boxed Warning for hyponatremia.

OAB, Nocturia Linked With Higher Fall Risk

OAB, Nocturia Linked With Higher Fall Risk

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Treatment appeared to reduce fall risk among older adults.

Multiple Risk Factors Linked With Nocturia

Multiple Risk Factors Linked With Nocturia

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Study confirms associations between nocturia and older age, female sex, overactive bladder, and diabetes.

Nocturnal Polyuria Linked to Non-Dipping Blood Pressure

Nocturnal Polyuria Linked to Non-Dipping Blood Pressure

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More than three-quarters of men with nocturnal polyuria had non-dipping blood pressure compared with less than half of men with other causes of nocturia.

Study: Non-Bothering Nocturia Worth Treating

Study: Non-Bothering Nocturia Worth Treating

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Over 12 weeks of treatment, the mean number of nocturia episodes decreased by 1.1 and 0.9 in men who were and were not bothered by their symptoms, a non-significant difference between groups.

Nocturia May Increase Death Risk

Nocturia May Increase Death Risk

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Men experiencing 3 or more nocturia episodes per night had a 43% increased mortality risk in adjusted analyses.

Nocturia Prevalence Varies by Occupation

Nocturia Prevalence Varies by Occupation

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Women in service-related occupations were 40% more likely to complain of nocturia than office workers with easy access to bathrooms.

Metabolic Syndrome, Smoking Up Nocturia Risk in BPH

Metabolic Syndrome, Smoking Up Nocturia Risk in BPH

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Men with metabolic syndrome or a smoking history had more than triple the risks for persistent moderate to severe nocturia after TURP.

Nocturnal Polyuria Risk Factors May Be Underreported

Nocturnal Polyuria Risk Factors May Be Underreported

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Nocturnal polyuria risk factors such as sleep apnea and pedal edema were underrepresented in the sample population compared with the general population.

Nocturia Common Among Women in the US

Nocturia Common Among Women in the US

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A study found that 28.8% of women in a national database reported getting up 2 or more times per night to urinate.

Nocturia Not Linked With Sodium Intake

Nocturia Not Linked With Sodium Intake

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No significant difference in nocturia risk found in patients with higher and lower sodium intake.

High BMI, Central Obesity Tied With UI and OAB

High BMI, Central Obesity Tied With UI and OAB

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Obese individuals and those with central obesity have 1.4- and 1.7-fold greater odds of urinary incontinence (UI), respectively, and 1.4- and 1.9-fold greater odds of urge UI.

Nocturia Evaluation, Treatment Fall Short

Nocturia Evaluation, Treatment Fall Short

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In a study, only 5% of nocturia and nocturnal polyuria were prescribed oral desmopressin.

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