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Botox over time for the bladder

DailyRx, January 29, 2013

You may already know about the wrinkle-reducing powers of Botox. Scientists have shown that Botox also works well in treating bladder problems. Overactive bladder and all that comes with it — the urge to go and the number of trips actually made to the bathroom with or without losing bladder control — is difficult to manage, according to UTMB’s Dr. Tristi Muir. Most of our treatment strategies (medications, physical therapy, lifestyle choices and treatment for refractory cases like intravesical botox and neuromodulation) are fraught with discontinuation," Muir said. “Finding the strategy that the patient will continue with for years and years can be a challenge.”


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