Pharma49

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Pharma49
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  1. UTI is
    an infection caused by pathogenic microorganisms of one or more structures of the urinary tract. Most common structure affected is the bladder.
  2. Cystitis is
    inflammation of the bladder.
  3. Overactive bladder is
    involuntary contractions of the detrusor or bladder muscle. is estimated to affect more than 16 million individuals in the US.
  4. Urinary urgency is
    a strong and sudden desire to urinate. frequent urination throughout the day and night
  5. Urge incontinence is
    involuntary urination after sudden sensation to void.
  6. Prostatitis is
    inflammation of the prostate gland.
  7. Pyelonephritis is
    inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis
  8. Urethritis is
    inflammation of the urethra.
  9. Bacteriostatic
    slows or retards the multiplication of bacteria. Nitrofurantoin.
  10. Bactericidal
    destroys bacteria.
  11. Dysuria is
    painful or difficult urination.
  12. Nocturia is
    excessive urination during the night.
  13. Neurogenic bladder is
    impaired bladder function cause by a nervous system abnormality, typically injury to the spinal cord.
  14. Phenazopyridine is a
    dye that exerts a topical analgesic effect on the lining of the urinary tract.

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