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Atonic bladder

Also known as Bladder Atony

Atonic bladder is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with atonic bladder, 73% report having symptoms of bladder, 55% report having involuntary urination, and 55% report having retention of urine. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of atonic bladder are symptoms of bladder, retention of urine, involuntary urination, impotence, symptoms of prostate, emotional symptoms, elbow cramps or spasms, wrist weakness, and back weakness, although you may still have atonic bladder without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with atonic bladder often receive urinalysis, prostate specific antigen measurement, rectal examination, ultrasonography, other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), x-ray computed tomography, other non-or therapeutic procedures of urinary tract and nonoperative urinary system measurements .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with atonic bladder include bethanechol, ciprofloxacin, terazosin, leuprolide (lupron), chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine / phenylpropanolamine / pyrilamine, trospium (sanctura), desipramine, colesevelam (welchol), interferon beta-1a (avonex), alfuzosin (uroxatral), amlodipine / atorvastatin, vardenafil (levitra) and candesartan (atacand) .

Bethanechol
$67
(28 days)
Ciprofloxacin
$7
(7 days)
Terazosin
$8
(28 days)
Leuprolide (Lupron)
$961
(28 days)
Trospium (Sanctura)
$121
(28 days)
Desipramine
$65
(28 days)
Colesevelam (Welchol)
$159
(28 days)
Interferon Beta-1A (Avonex)
$2711
(28 days)
Alfuzosin (Uroxatral)
$98
(28 days)
Vardenafil (Levitra)
$94
(28 days)
Candesartan (Atacand)
$70
(28 days)

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for atonic bladder include age 75+ years age 60-74 years. On the other hand, age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years, race/ethnicity = black, and age 15-29 years almost never get atonic bladder.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
0.0x
30-44 years
0.6x
45-59 years
0.9x
60-74 years
2.2x
75+ years
4.2x

Sex

Male
1.4x
Female
0.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.0x
Hispanic
0.5x
White
1.4x
Other
1.4x
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