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What are the benefits of extended-release bladder medications?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
Different types of medications are available to treat overactive bladder. Extended-release (ER) forms may offer certain benefits. Typically, you do not take them as often and they may have fewer side effects, such as less chance of dry mouth. When first taking any medications, you should discuss your best options with your doctor.  

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