Find Information About:

Drugs & Supplements

Get information and reviews on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. Search by name or medical condition.

Pill Identifier

Pill Identifier

Having trouble identifying your pills?

Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill identification tool will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.

Get Started
My Medicine

My Medicine

Save your medicine, check interactions, sign up for FDA alerts, create family profiles and more.

Get Started

WebMD Health Experts and Community

Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.

  • Second Opinion

    Second Opinion

    Read expert perspectives on popular health topics.

  • Community


    Connect with people like you, and get expert guidance on living a healthy life.

Got a health question? Get answers provided by leading organizations, doctors, and experts.

Get Answers

Sign up to receive WebMD's award-winning content delivered to your inbox.

Sign Up

This content is selected and controlled by WebMD's editorial staff and is brought to you by Walgreens.

Be Prepared

If you're a woman prone to leaks when you exert yourself, wear a tampon, which provides bladder support. You can use up to 2 tampons per day, 6 hours each (stick to these limits to avoid toxic shock syndrome). It can give you peace of mind during a busy day. 

"If there's a particularly busy day with a lot of stair-climbing or a company-sponsored hike, this is a good on-demand treatment," Comiter says.

If you have an important meeting, an incontinence pad may be a good back-up plan.

"They do protect from embarrassing social situations of leakage," Comiter says. "But a wet pad is a risk for UTIs, so pads must be changed regularly."

Some people worry that co-workers will smell urine, but incontinence pads often have built-in odor protection.

"Urine-soaked clothes present an odor, but pads come deodorized," Comiter says.

Do You Need Medication?

If lifestyle changes don't reduce your urge to urinate, ask your doctor about medication. Prescription drugs for overactive bladder may reduce your need to excuse yourself from meetings.

"They relieve the sensation of urgency, and they work reasonably well," Wein says.

WebMD Feature