Tag: stress urinary incontinence

Botox Approved for Overactive Bladder Treatment

The word is leaking out. Botox may soon be a treatment of choice for urinary incontinence.(Sorry!)The Food and Drug Administration recently approved onabotulinumtoxinA, manufactured under the name Botox by Allergan Inc., as a treatment for overactive bladder, following two clinical trials involving more than 1,100 patients. Study participants whose bladder...

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Botox Effective in Treating Incontinence in Women

Researchers at Loyola University, Chicago conducted a study that shows that Botox injections and oral medications both work well in reducing urinary incontinence in women, though Botox is more likely to completely resolve symptoms. They studied a group of 241 women with urinary urgency incontinence for six months. The women...

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