Why did my mother's doctor prescribe Sanctura for her?

Sanctura is intended for people with overactive bladder. Your mother’s doctor prescribed it to help her control urination. Sanctura (the generic name is trospium) reduces the number and frequency of involuntary contractions of the bladder. When people have overactive bladder, they have to go to the bathroom frequently to urinate, feel a need to urinate right away and sometimes leak urine if they can’t get to a bathroom in time.

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