Which medications are used for urinary incontinence treatment?

Updated: Sep 23, 2019
  • Author: Sandip P Vasavada, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Medication may have some benefit in stress and urge urinary incontinence. These agents are not uniformly effective, and adverse effects may limit their long-term use. Medications used for treatment of urinary incontinence include the following:

  • Alpha-adrenergic agonists
  • Anticholinergic agents
  • Antispasmodic drugs
  • Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs)
  • Estrogen
  • Alpha-adrenergic blockers
  • Botulinum toxin

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