Overactive Bladder

What is Overactive Bladder?

An overactive bladder is caused by spasms of the bladder. It produces a strong urge to urinate. Overactive bladder may be a symptom of many conditions like bladder cancer or bladder inflammation.

Treatment for overactive bladder includes lifestyle changes, diet changes, surgery, and medication. Common drug classes used to treat an overactive bladder are acetylcholine release inhibitors, beta agonists, and muscarinic antagonists.

Savings Tips for Overactive Bladder

  • Myrbetriq for Urinary Incontinence . . . Is It Worth the Price?

    February 05, 2015

    Less than 5% of women who experience urinary incontinence see their doctor about it, and when they do it takes over a year to get there. Urinary incontinence (UI) affects as many as 47% of older women so you are not alone, and should not be embarrassed. Although men and women can have UI, it is far more common in women.

    Behavioral changes are the place for start for the symptoms of overactive bladder and UI. See More

  • What’s the Best Medication for Overactive Bladder/Urinary Incontinence?

    June 12, 2014

    Guess what? All of them work just as well. The differences which make one better than the other are in other areas: cost, side effects, and medical conditions you may have.

    Here is what you need to know about the medications we prescribe for urinary incontinence and overactive bladder (OAB).

    • Show me the money. The cost and coverage will depend on your medical plan and whether you are prescribed a generic.
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  • 50+ Brand-Name Drugs Dropped By Insurance in 2014

    October 29, 2013

    For  many Americans with health insurance, more than 50 popular brand-name drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2014. Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handles pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing almost 50 brands from their formularies at the end of 2013. More information is below.

    What are Express Scripts and Caremark?

    Express Scripts and Caremark are companies that administer prescription drug benefits for many health insurance companies and Tricare. See More

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Popular Overactive Bladder Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Ditropan XL
(oxybutynin er)
Muscarinic Antagonists 40 See Prices
oxybutynin Muscarinic Antagonists 21 See Prices
Vesicare Muscarinic Antagonists 256 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Overactive Bladder Drug Classes

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