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Botox Injections for Overactive Bladder

January 2, 2012 |

Botox treatments may be safe for OAB.

Botox is a promising new treatment for people with overactive bladder (OAB), or urge incontinence. But is it safe to rely on repeated injections?

A new study says the answer is yes. Botulinum toxin, commonly known as Botox, has offered relief to patients with OAB symptoms where previous medications had failed.

Patients experience a decrease in frequency and urgency of their symptoms after an injection, and the study found that these improvements can be maintained over a period of several years.

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Source:   By Lindsay Patterson.  Reviewed by Joseph V. Madia, MD.  Published on Dec. 31, 2011 at

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