Urinary incontinence

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Author:
Mat
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84409
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Urinary incontinence
Updated:
2011-07-05 13:18:24
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incontinence in geriatrics
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  1. Detrussor overactivity is called?
    Urge incontinence
  2. Outlet incompetence
    Stress incontinence
  3. Incontinence due to outlet obstruction, anticholinergic drugs, detrussor underactivity?
    Overflow incontinence
  4. Not being able to reach the rest room in time, small volume voiding
    Urge incontinence
  5. Incontinence with cough, sneezing, jumping, laughing, standing
    Stress incontinence
  6. Incontinence due to large prostate, diabetic
    Overflow incontinence
  7. Treatment for urge incontinence?
    • oxybutynin (Ditropan)
    • tolerodine (Detrol)
    • imipramine (Tofranil)
    • Bladder training
  8. Treatment for Stress incontinence?
    • Kegel exercises
    • estrogen cream or ring
    • alpha-adenergic agonist (pseudophedrine)
  9. Treatment for overflow incontinence?
    • remove offending meds
    • alpha blockers for BPH (doxazosin)
  10. What is the use on Doxazosin in management of urinary incontinence?
    Doxazosin, like other α-adrenergic blockers, is effective for the urinary symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia, such as slow urinary stream, urinary hesitancy, and nocturia. However, doxazosin is not indicated for the treatment of urge incontinence.
  11. What is the use of Imipramine in the treatment of incontinence?
    Although tricyclic antidepressants such as imipramine have been used to treat urge incontinence, there is no strong evidence from clinical trials supporting their effectiveness in this setting.

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