Understanding Bladder Control Medications (cont.)
Mary L Windle, PharmD
Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Martin I Resnick, MD
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This class of drugs includes bethanechol (Duvoid, Urecholine). (Cholinergic refers to nerve cells or fibers that use a certain type of chemical to send signals within the body.) Cholinergic drugs are used when the bladder is not emptied completely following urination. This problem is known as residual urine in the bladder.
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