“I’m currently going through menopause and need protection from my leaking bladder. What options do I have?”
As women get older, their estrogen levels begin to decrease, which in turn, affects bladder control. Fortunately, there are various incontinence products available to help you stay dry during your menopausal years.
Oxytrol for Women is now available as the first over-the-counter treatment for overactive bladder (OAB) in women ages 18 years and older, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Jan. 25. This announcement comes a week after the FDA also approved the use of Botox for individuals suffering from OAB and can’t use or don’t find other treatments useful. Read More
Adults who don’t respond to, or cannot take, anticholinergic drugs can now use Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) to treat overactive bladder (OAB), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Jan. 18. Read More
Before you schedule an appointment to talk to your doctor about the bladder leakage you’ve been experiencing recently, you need to be prepared. Use these tips to help you and your doctor better understand your urinary incontinence issues. Read More
Visiting your doctor is the first step to treating urinary incontinence. To prepare for your appointment, create a list of questions to ask your doctor so you can better understand your bladder control issues. Here’s a few to get you started. Read More
Urinary incontinence is the inability to control one’s bladder emptying. This common, yet treatable, condition affects about 25 million American adults and 200 million adults worldwide. While the pain and embarrassment of incontinence is similar, the cause and type can differ greatly. Read below to find out what type of incontinence you may have. Read More