Medical Treatment of Overactive Bladder: An Overview
Objective: The aim of this review is to provide an overview of the various drug therapies available for the management of OAB. Non pharmacological therapies are being outlined briefly.
Methods: MEDLINE, Medscape, and Google scholar databases were searched using the relevant terms. Full text articles in English regarding the current literature on the management of OAB with major emphasis on pharmacotherapy were selected for reference.
Keywords: Anti-muscarinics; PATHOPHYSIOLOGY; Pharmacotherapy; Transdermal Oxybutynin; Trospium; bladder retraining; botulinum toxin; overactive bladder; pelvic floor exercises; tricyclic antidepressants
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2012-08-01
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