Before taking any medication for incontinence, it is important to speak to a physician. Certain medications can be a dangerous mask for a larger problem. Over-the-counter medications such as antacids and laxatives may, in fact, be making your bladder or bowel issues far worse. Consequently, if you are taking unrelated prescription medications, these could be irritating your bladder or bowel.
Fortunately, there are many forms of treatment for urinary and fecal incontinence including oral medications, patches, or creams. Before taking any medication for incontinence, it is important to speak to a physician.
Some urinary incontinence medication:
Some medications for bowel incontinence include:
- Anti-diarrheal medication
Our expert physicians can help you pinpoint the source of your incontinence and determine the best method of treatment. Determining the source of your urinary or fecal incontinence symptoms will allow your physician a better understanding of the ways your condition can be effectively treated.