If you have urge incontinence, behavior modification (a bladder retraining process) or medications to stop involuntary bladder contractions (anticholinergics or tricyclic antidepressants) may be tried. Common antichholinergics include oxybutinin (Ditropan), Tolteridine (Detrol LA), Darifenacin (Enablex) and Fesoteridine (Toviaz). The most commonly used tricyclic is Imipramine (Tofranil).
What are other options for Incontinence? All combined, these therapies are only occasionally very effective and, at this stage, many patients prefer to use absorbent pads which are changed as frequently as necessary to keep him comfortable. However, if the absorbent pads are unsatisfactory it may be necessary to resort to an indwelling catheter.
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