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bladder

1. Anatomy a distensible membranous sac, usually containing liquid or gas, esp the urinary bladder
2. a blister, cyst, vesicle, etc., usually filled with fluid
3. a hollow vesicular or saclike part or organ in certain plants, such as the bladderwort or bladderwrack

bladder

[′blad·ər]
(anatomy)
Any saclike structure in humans and animals, such as a swimbladder or urinary bladder, that contains a gas or functions as a receptacle for fluid.
(geology)
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Persistence, adherence, and switch rates among extended-release and immediate-release overactive bladder medications in a regional managed care plan.
With an overactive bladder, it's very sensitive to getting fuller, meaning you feel you urgently need to urinate more often than usual.
Antimuscarinic drugs for overactive bladder and their potential effects on cognitive function in older patients.
The detailed report that has been recently published by Market Research Future (MRFR) projects that the global overactive bladder treatment market is marked to exhibit steady expansion at a CAGR of 3.1% during the forecast period of 2018-2023.
Seipel: There is movement toward overactive bladder supplements as well as supplements for female stress urinary incontinence products.
Injections of the drug into the bladder wall have successfully treated patients with overactive bladders. Since it is a quick procedure, with no discomfort, a large per cent of patients have experienced positive results when other medications have failed," he added.
To determine the efficacy of the treatment, participants kept a 3-day voiding diary, and completed two more forms: an overactive bladder screener questionnaire and the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire Short Form.
Eighty-six patients were on conservative treatment for HTLV-1 associated overactive bladder, 34 were not receiving regular treatment and 22 of these were considered refractory to drug therapy.
Answers A, B, and C are all medications used to treat overactive bladder. Bethanechol is a cholinergic agent used to treat urinary retention related to bladder atony.
of Urology at Binzhou People's Hospital,, China with confirmed benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with overactive bladder were randomly divided into two groups.
(12) The National Overactive Bladder Evaluation (NOBLE)