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Medications for Urinary Frequency

Other names: Detrusor instability; Irritable Bladder; Unstable Bladder

About Urinary Frequency

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 used to treat Urinary Frequency

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
oxybutynin 6.1 204 reviews
Rx/OTC B N X

Generic name: oxybutynin systemic

Brand names:  Ditropan XL, Oxytrol, Gelnique

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Myrbetriq 5.3 152 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: mirabegron systemic

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

VESIcare 5.2 92 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: solifenacin systemic

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

mirabegron 5.0 201 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: mirabegron systemic

Brand name:  Myrbetriq

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

Botox 5.2 153 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: onabotulinumtoxinA systemic

Drug class: skeletal muscle relaxants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

onabotulinumtoxinA 5.2 153 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: onabotulinumtoxinA systemic

Brand name:  Botox

Drug class: skeletal muscle relaxants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

Detrol LA 6.3 10 reviews
Rx C N X

Generic name: tolterodine systemic

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Detrol 7.9 16 reviews
Rx C N X

Generic name: tolterodine systemic

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

tolterodine 6.8 49 reviews
Rx C N X

Generic name: tolterodine systemic

Brand names:  Detrol LA, Detrol

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Toviaz 4.9 54 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: fesoterodine systemic

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Ditropan XL 10 3 reviews
Rx B N X

Generic name: oxybutynin systemic

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Enablex 6.4 15 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: darifenacin systemic

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Oxytrol 7.1 55 reviews
Rx B N X

Generic name: oxybutynin systemic

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

solifenacin 5.2 105 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: solifenacin systemic

Brand name:  VESIcare

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

trospium 6.5 33 reviews
Rx C N X

Generic name: trospium systemic

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Gelnique 6.5 6 reviews
Rx B N X

Generic name: oxybutynin systemic

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

darifenacin 6.4 15 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: darifenacin systemic

Brand name:  Enablex

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

fesoterodine 4.9 54 reviews
Rx C N

Generic name: fesoterodine systemic

Brand name:  Toviaz

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

flavoxate 6.5 2 reviews
Rx B N X

Generic name: flavoxate systemic

Drug class: urinary antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Cystex Urinary Pain Relief Rate Add review
OTC N

Generic name: methenamine / sodium salicylate systemic

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: interactions,

methenamine / sodium salicylate Rate Add review
OTC N

Generic name: methenamine / sodium salicylate systemic

Brand name:  Cystex Urinary Pain Relief

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: interactions,

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription Only.
OTC Over the Counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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