Overactive Bladder Medications
Definition of Overactive Bladder:
Overactive bladder is a problem with bladder storage function that causes a sudden urge to urinate. The urge may be difficult to suppress, and overactive bladder can lead to the involuntary loss of urine (incontinence).
Drugs (by generic name) associated with Overactive Bladder
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Overactive Bladder. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.
Alternative treatments for Overactive Bladder
The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Overactive Bladder. Their efficacy may not have been scientifially tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Overactive Bladder.
Learn more about Overactive Bladder
Micromedex® Care Notes:
Related encyclopedia articles:
Drugs.com Health Center:
Mayo Clinic Reference:
Synonym(s): Bladder Hyperactivity; Chronic overactivity of the bladder; Detrusor hyperreflexia; Detrusor instability; Incontinence, Urge; Irritable Bladder; OAB; Spasmodic Bladder; Unstable Bladder; Urge Incontinence; Urinary Frequency