Urologic Dysfunction After Menopause Topic Guide

Urologic Dysfunction After Menopause Urologic Dysfunction After Menopause: Urologic conditions that can occur around the time a woman goes through menopause include bladder control problems, bladder prolapse (descent of the bladder into the vagina), and urinary tract infections. Diagnosis of urologic problems may include:
  • urinalysis,
  • microscopy of the urine, and
  • urine culture.
Treatment may include behavioral modification, medication, and surgery.

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Medications:

darifenacin Darifenacin

Darifenacin reduces muscle spasms of the bladder and urinary tract...learn more »

solifenacin Solifenacin

Solifenacin is used to treat symptoms of overactive bladder, such as frequent or urgent urination, and incontinence (urine leakage)...learn more »

ibandronate Ibandronate

Ibandronate is a bisphosphonate (bis FOS fo nayt) medicine that alters bone formation and breakdown in the body. This can slow bone loss and may help prevent...learn more »

duloxetine Duloxetine

Duloxetine is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor antidepressant (SSNRI).

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trospium Trospium

Trospium relieves spasms of the bladder...learn more »

tolterodine Tolterodine

Tolterodine reduces spasms of the bladder muscles...learn more »

estradiol vaginal (local) Estradiol Vaginal (local)

Estradiol is a form of estrogen, a female sex hormone that regulates many processes in the body...learn more »

bethanechol Bethanechol

Bethanechol is used to treat urinary retention (trouble urinating) that may be caused by surgery, delivering a baby, or other conditions...learn more »

flavoxate Flavoxate

Flavoxate reduces muscle spasms of the bladder and urinary tract...learn more »

dicyclomine Dicyclomine

Dicyclomine relieves spasms of the muscles in the stomach and intestines...learn more »

hyoscyamine Hyoscyamine

Hyoscyamine is used to treat many different stomach and intestinal disorders, including peptic ulcer and irritable bowel syndrome. It is also used to contro...learn more »

pseudoephedrine Pseudoephedrine

Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can cause nasal congestion (stuffy nose)...learn more »

acetaminophen (oral/rectal) Acetaminophen (oral/rectal)

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »