LIVING WITH INCONTINENCE
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There are a number of effective medications available to treat urge incontinence caused by an overactive bladder. It should be noted that medications aren’t used to treat stress incontinence (See surgery).
However, before medication is prescribed, most health care practitioners will recommend lifestyle changes such as reducing the intake of caffeine, soft drinks and alcohol, consulting a professional to help retrain the bladder and ensuring there’s sufficient water intake.
If that still hasn’t improved the issue, there are some medications that may be prescribed. Here is some information on the three most common.
Other medications may also be prescribed depending on the individual case.