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Botox Approved for Overactive Bladder
When the typical medicine for frequent bathroom visits doesn't work, Botox may be the answer.
OTC Overactive Bladder Treatment Approved
Oxytrol for Women, a patch that is applied to the skin to treat overactive bladder, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration as an over-the-counter treatment.
Up the Dose and Decrease Bathroom Urge
Overactive bladder ( OAB ) can send people to the bathroom multiple times a day. While certain medicines can help, some patients may not respond to a low dose and may feel nervous about stepping up the dose size.
FDA Approves Botox to Treat Overactive Bladder
The US Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) to treat adults with overactive bladder who cannot use or do not adequately respond to a class of medications known as anticholinergics.
Getting Rest from Bladder Issues
For people with overactive bladder, many aspects of day-to-day life can be interrupted. And unfortunately, overactive bladder doesn't usually take a break when a patient lies down in bed.  
Physical Therapy for Women's Bladders
Trouble holding it? For women, physical therapy can help them have less pain and better control of their bladder. About two-thirds of women felt much better after getting physical therapy, according to a new study. The more therapy women can get, the better the results.
Sling Can Help the Leak
For patients with difficulty holding their bladder, some get a sling to help keep it together. New research shows that it holds up well with very few problems in the long run.
One Potty Problem After Another
If potty training isn't going well with "Number 2" but the bladder is under control, it may be a sign your child has a problem with his or her bowels.
Run for the Bathroom
Marathon runners face more than just 'the wall' and shin splints when race day comes around. Bladder health sneaks under the radar for some runners.
Risking it With Overactive Bladder
Bladder function is probably something most people take for granted, but for those with overactive bladder, this situation takes on greater importance.