There are several medications used to treat incontinence. The main types of incontinence that respond to drug treatment are stress and urge incontinence.
Some of the medication used for stress incontinence include:
The medications used for urge incontinence or over-active bladder syndrome include:
All of these drugs should be used in conjunction with bladder training and pelvic floor exercises. The combination of these techniques provides the best option for managing the bladder spasms that cause urge incontinence and strengthening urethral resistance in stress incontinence. Each of these incontinence medications affects people differently. You should consult your doctor to determine the best treatment for you.
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