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Flashcards in Urinary frequency/ urgency/ incontinence Deck (10)
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1
Q

Which SNRI is licensed for moderate to severe stress urinary incontinence?

A

Duloxetine

2
Q

What are darifenacin and solifenacin?

A

some of the newer antimuscarinic drugs licensed for urinary frequency, urgency and incontinence

3
Q

What is oxybutinin?

A

antimuscarinic drug that also has a relaxant effect on smooth muscle. Has many antimuscarinic side effects that limit use and consequently newer ones are taking over

4
Q

A lot of the drugs used for urinary problems are antimuscarinic. what are the antimuscarinic side effects?

A
Constipation
dry mouth
skin dryness
urinary retention
skin flushing 
pupil dilation
5
Q

What is tolerodine?

A

Another antimuscarinic used in this condition

6
Q

What are Flavoxate and Trospium

A

More antimuscarinics- some of the newer ones

7
Q

Is there any bloody drugs in this condition that aren’t antimuscarinic?!

A

Mirabegron!

A selective beta 3 agonist

8
Q

What is first line treatment for nocturnal eneuresis (bed wetting) in children?

A

An enuresis alarm- an alarm that goes off as soon as the child wets the bed as it detects moisture- the child gradually learns to wake before the alarm and gets to toilet on time.

Desmopressin is used if the alarm fails for child over 5 years!!

9
Q

what is Fesoteradine

A

another antimuscarinic used in this for frequency/ urgency/ incontinence

10
Q

What do we need to warn drivers taking Tamsulosin?

A

may effect driving and performance of skilled tasks- extra warning label

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