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

  • Generic Enablex in Pharmacies Now

    April 08, 2016

    Overactive bladder is a common condition, affecting 30% of men and 40% of women—about 1 in 3 folks over the age of 40.

    An overactive bladder can cause leakage (also known as incontinence), which as you can imagine, can come with self-consciousness, emabarrassment, and other emotional hurdles.

    The good news is that there are several treatments out there that can help—and one of them just got a little bit less expensive: generic Enablex (darifenacin) has been approved and is in pharmacies now. See More

  • 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.
    •  See More
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Popular Overactive Bladder Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Muscarinic Antagonists 33 See Prices
Muscarinic Antagonists 23 See Prices
Anticholinergics 38 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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