Flashcards in Overactive bladder Deck (11):
Non drug treatment for OAB?
Behavioral therapies are considered 1st line such as pelvic floor muscle "kegel"
Which classes of meds are used to control OAB?
Beta 3 agonists
Which anti-muscarinic drugs have fewer CNS side effects are more selective towards the M3 receptor?
Which anti-cholinergic must you take on an empty stomach?
Which drug is an OROS formulation?
Once taken there might be a ghost tablet in their feces.
Examples of peripheral and central side effects?
Peripheral: Dry eyes, Dry mouth, urinary retention and constipation
Central: Sedation, drowsy, dizzy
Beta 3 agonist MOA
relaxes the detrusor muscle increasing the bladder capacity
Less dry mouth and can cause hypertension
Efficacy should be seen within 8 weeks
Which drugs is FDA approved for adults to treat Nocturia?
Age<65 1 spray in one nostril 30 mins prior to bed (1.66mcg)
Age<65 with high risk of hyponatremia 1 spray (0.83mcg)