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What is the new topical gel for treating overactive bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
A newer treatment for overactive bladder has been approved by the Food & Drug Administration. Gelnique is a gel that you apply directly to your inner thigh, abdomen, upper arm or shoulder to treat symptoms of overactive bladder.

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