My child is a bed-wetter. Can Detrol help?

Bedwetting is a common problem in children. About 20% of five-year-olds wet the bed frequently. And this problem isn't limited to children -- a small number of adults experience the problem doctors call enuresis. There are many strategies you can try to help your child overcome bedwetting. Some doctors prescribe drugs that can reduce urine leaks, including tolterodine, which is the active ingredient in Detrol. There are no studies showing whether this is safe and effective in children, but your doctor may suggest giving Detrol a try.

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