HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Long-term data show benefit of DETROL LA as first-line therapy for overactive bladder

verse event associated with DETROL LA, and most cases were mild to moderate.

The safety profile of DETROL LA in adults aged 65 and older is similar to that in younger adults. Unlike other OAB medications, DETROL LA is not associated with a high incidence of constipation, which can significantly impact patients' quality of life and develop into more serious bowel conditions. The incidence of constipation with DETROL LA was reported by 2 percent to 7 percent of patients versus 4 percent reported by those receiving placebo. Serious adverse events (affecting the gastrointestinal tract, nervous system and cardiovascular system) are reported infrequently in patients treated with DETROL LA.

About OAB OAB a medical condition associated with involuntary contractions of the bladder muscle. A person with OAB will feel a sudden and sometimes overwhelming urge to urinate (urgency). This is because the bladder muscle squeezes or contracts at a small volume and without the normal warning signals that capacity is being reached. This usually results in more frequent urination (frequency), and sometimes, wetting accidents (urge incontinence).

Treatment

Once OAB is diagnosed, muscarinic receptor antagonists, the mainstay of medical treatment for OAB, may be prescribed. One such medication, DETROL LA, works by helping to control involuntary contractions of the bladder muscle. Behavioral techniques such as pelvic floor muscle exercises, or bladder training may provide additional benefit to the medication by helping the patient reassert control over his or her bladder.

About DETROL LA

DETROL LA is a once-daily medication with proven efficacy for 24 hours to help control involuntary bladder contractions and reduce wetting accidents. By reducing the number and intensity of involuntary bladder muscle contractions, DETROL LA also reduces the strong sensation of urinary urgency and the number of voiding ep
'"/>


13-Dec-2004


Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Long-term high consumption of red and processed meat linked with increased risk for colon cancer
2. Long-term benefits for newly diagnosed patients with CML receiving first-line therapy with imatinib
3. Long-term obesity linked to loss of brain tissue in women
4. Long-term study demonstrated ADDERALL XR is an effective option to treat adolescents with ADHA
5. Long-term study proves ADDERALL XR is a safe and effective option to treat adults with ADHD
6. Long-term use of antibiotics possibly linked with increased risk of breast cancer
7. Long-term follow-up of mortality in patients with community-acquired pneumonia
8. Long-term outcome of epilepsy surgery is favorable for many
9. Long-term ERT in postmenopausal women with Alzheimers may worsen memory
10. Long-term avoidance of milk in children results in poor bone health
11. Long-term effects of tirofiban similar to abciximab in patients having coronary-artery angioplasty

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/26/2016)... ... ... The Woodlands at John Knox Village , Florida’s first Life Plan ... and healing, celebrated its grand opening, today. The Woodlands at John Knox Village is ... Staff. , “This is an incredibly fulfilling time for John Knox Village as we ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Dr. James Maisel will present ... Island Chapter on June 4, 2016, 1:30-3:30 pm at the Farmingdale Public Library. ... Retina Group of New York , is a Board Certified ophthalmologist who completed ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... , ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... of comprehensive treatment for eating disorders, is opening a brand new child and ... individuals ages 8-17 and their families with even more specialized eating disorder treatment ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... ... The MIAMI Institute for Age Management and Intervention celebrates Global Wellness Day with ... Adonis , Wellness Physician of the MIAMI Institute is certified by the American Academy ... , He also heads up FITTLab, the comprehensive medical testing lab located in The ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... On May 23rd during the National ... Science® and international water advocate, was honored by Ashram, Inc. as the world’s foremost ... who knelt on the banks of the Nile to fill their red clay pots ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/26/2016)... , May 26, 2016 A ... growth is the emergence of new treatments. Cardax, a ... for osteoarthritis treatment. The therapy is expected to fulfil ... Research UK is conducting studies to develop new treatments ... where the genes involved in osteoarthritis are being investigated, ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... 26, 2016 Since its commercial ... an essential life science tool for conducting genetic studies ... Research reveals in its new report that the industry ... one powered by a range of new applications in ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140723/694805 ) , Since ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... Deutschland und GERMANTOWN, Maryland , ... Zusammenarbeit mit Therawis bedient dringenden ...   QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: ... bekannt, eine Lizenz- und Entwicklungsvereinbarung mit Therawis Diagnostics ... die Onkologie eingegangen zu sein. Ein erstes Projekt ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: