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Stress incontinence

Also known as Urinary Stress Incontinence

Stress incontinence is a form of urinary incontinence.

Source: Wikipedia

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with stress incontinence, 90% report having involuntary urination, 42% report having frequent urination, and 23% report having symptoms of bladder. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of stress incontinence are involuntary urination, frequent urination, symptoms of bladder, hot flashes, and excessive urination at night, although you may still have stress incontinence without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with stress incontinence often receive pelvis exam, urinalysis, examination of breast, complete physical skin exam performed (ml), rectal examination, mammography, genitourinary incontinence procedures and endoscopy and endoscopic biopsy of the urinary tract .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with stress incontinence include tolterodine (detrol), oxybutynin, solifenacin (vesicare), estrogens, conjugated (usp) (premarin), darifenacin (enablex), ethinyl estradiol / norgestrel, tamoxifen, mesna, flavoxate (urispas), trospium (sanctura), estradiol / testosterone, flutamide and fesoterodine (toviaz) .

Tolterodine (Detrol)
$121
(28 days)
Oxybutynin
$37
(28 days)
Solifenacin (Vesicare)
$129
(28 days)
Estrogens, Conjugated (Usp) (Premarin)
$56
(28 days)
Darifenacin (Enablex)
$125
(28 days)
Tamoxifen
$17
(28 days)
Mesna
$513
(7 days)
Flavoxate (Urispas)
$98
(28 days)
Trospium (Sanctura)
$121
(28 days)
Flutamide
$135
(28 days)
Fesoterodine (Toviaz)
$119
(28 days)

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for stress incontinence include age 60-74 years, sex == female and age 45-59 years. On the other hand, sex == male, age 1-4 years, and age < 1 years almost never get stress incontinence.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.1x
15-29 years
0.1x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
2.1x
60-74 years
1.6x
75+ years
1.1x

Sex

Male
0.0x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.4x
Hispanic
1.1x
White
1.2x
Other
1.0x
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