Author | Tanya M. Nazemi, MD


Urinary Incontinence:Choices in Medical Therapy for the Overactive Bladder

April 01, 2007

Urge incontinence, also referred to as overactive bladder (OAB)-wet, is the involuntary loss of urine accompanied by or immediately preceded by a sensation of urgency. It has a reported overall prevalence of 16.0% in men and 16.9% in women. Currently, the mainstay of management for symptomatic urgency and OAB-wet is medical therapy.