Understanding Bladder Control Medications (cont.)
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This class of drugs includes midodrine (Pro-Amatine) and pseudoephedrine (Sudafed). Alpha-adrenergic drugs mimic actions of the sympathetic nervous system, which controls various involuntary body functions. Although not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in bladder control problems, these drugs have been prescribed to treat stress incontinence.
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