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tolterodine (DETROL, DETROL LA)

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  • Urinary System [hide all summaries]
    It is important to distinguish between urge incontinence, overflow incontinence, stress incontinence, and a fourth form of incontinence called functional incontinence (incontinence due to ambulatory difficulties or inadequate access to a toilet), as each has different treatments.

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  • Nonsurgical Treatments for Urinary Incontinence [hide all summaries]
    (May 2017)
    Urinary incontinence — the inability to control the passage of urine — is a widespread problem that affects an estimated 25 million American adults. Learn about lifestyle changes and non-drug therapies that should be the first-choice treatments for incontinence, as well as the best drugs to use as second-choice treatment options.
  • Anticholinergics May Increase Dementia Risk in Elderly [hide all summaries]
    (August 2015)
    Learn about recent evidence suggesting that anticholinergic drugs — which include many antidepressants, antihistamines and overactive bladder control medications — may increase the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia in the elderly.
  • Preventing Heat-Induced Death and Illness [hide all summaries]
    (June 2012)
    This article lists practical steps to take to avoid death, hospitalization or other medical problems caused by heat stress. It also contains a list of 123 drugs that can impair your response to heat.
  • A Review of Drugs for Overactive Bladder [hide all summaries]
    (February 2010)
    The newest FDA-approved drug for treating overactive bladder, TOVIAX (fesoterodine) is no more effective than the older five drugs, reducing the number of urinations a day by only one. In addition, since it is a new drug, we recommend not using it now because more will be known about its dangers after it has been on the market for a longer time.

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