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- Website: Mayo Clinic
- Resource type: Article
Summary - The message of this resource is:
Some medications (detailed in this resource) can help bladder control problems and urinary incontinence. Talk to your doctor to see which medication is right for you, and to learn about possible side effects.
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bladder, urinary incontinence, pee, wee, urine, toilet, Estrogen, Imipramine, Duloxetine, Anticholinergics, Mirabegron, Myrbetriq, Botox
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Rated on: 8/24/2017 4:31:03 PM
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