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The treatment of the uninhibited bladder with dicyclomine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  833958     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Symptomatic treatment of the uninhibited bladder has presented a challenge because of the lack of an effective, well tolerated smooth muscle relaxant for the bladder that can be used during an extended interval. In a preliminary study oral dicyclomine produced resolution or significant improvement of symptoms in 24 of 27 patients and an increase in bladder capacity by an average of 137 plus or minus 26 ml. (91 plus or minus 22 per cent) after 8 weeks of therapy. Additional controlled trials definitely are warranted.
S A Awad; S Bryniak; J W Downie; A W Bruce
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of urology     Volume:  117     ISSN:  0022-5347     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Urol.     Publication Date:  1977 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-03-31     Completed Date:  1977-03-31     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376374     Medline TA:  J Urol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  161-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Administration, Oral
Cyclohexanecarboxylic Acids / therapeutic use*
Dicyclomine / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Injections, Intramuscular
Middle Aged
Urinary Bladder, Neurogenic / drug therapy*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cyclohexanecarboxylic Acids; 77-19-0/Dicyclomine

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