Medications aim to reduce the spasms of the bladder that cause urge incontinence.
Most commonly the drugs used are :

  • Anticholinergics. The largest class of drugs used to treat OAB is anticholinergic drugs. They work by blocking a chemical in your body called acetylcholine. This chemical sends a message to your bladder to contract. By blocking this chemical, these drugs reduce the contractions that cause you to release urine. These anticholinergic medications include:
  • Oxybutynin (Ditropan XL, Oxytrol)
  • Tolterodine (Detrol, Detrol LA)
  • Trospium (Sanctura)
  • Darifenacin (Enablex)
  • Solifenacin (Vesicare)
  • Fesoterodine (Toviaz)

The most common side effects of anticholinergic drugs include:

  • dry mouth
  • blurry vision
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