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What medications are used to treat urge incontinence?

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Medications that treat urge incontinence include:

Oxytrol for women is the only drug available over the counter.

  • Darifenacin (Enablex)
  • Fesoterodine (Toviaz)
  • Mirabegron (Myrbetriq)
  • Oxybutynin (Ditropan, Ditropan XL, Gelnique, Oxytrol)
  • Solifenacin (Vesicare)
  • Tolterodine (Detrol, Detrol LA)
  • Trospium (Sanctura)

From: Urge Incontinence WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Kidney and Urological Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Urinary Incontinence in Women."

Medcompare: "InterStim Therapy in Voiding Dysfunction."

Medscape Medical News: "Pubovaginal Fascial Sling May Be Helpful for Urinary Stress Incontinence in Women."

AHRQ Evidence Reports: Treatment for Overactive Bladder in Women, June 2010.

Shaw, H. , 2011. Southern Medical Journal

Dmochowski, R. Reviews in Urology, 2002.

News release, FDA.

American Urological Association: "Diagnosis and Treatment of Overactive Bladder (Non-Neurogenic) in Adults: AUA/SUFU Guideline."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 10, 2018

SOURCES:

National Kidney and Urological Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Urinary Incontinence in Women."

Medcompare: "InterStim Therapy in Voiding Dysfunction."

Medscape Medical News: "Pubovaginal Fascial Sling May Be Helpful for Urinary Stress Incontinence in Women."

AHRQ Evidence Reports: Treatment for Overactive Bladder in Women, June 2010.

Shaw, H. , 2011. Southern Medical Journal

Dmochowski, R. Reviews in Urology, 2002.

News release, FDA.

American Urological Association: "Diagnosis and Treatment of Overactive Bladder (Non-Neurogenic) in Adults: AUA/SUFU Guideline."

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 10, 2018

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