The treatment options for the overactive bladder (OAB) include behavioural modifications, treatment with medications as well as surgery. There is a wide range of treatment options available which are individualised to a person’s symptoms and treatment preferences. Learn more about Treatment options.
Treatment options can be divided into:
First line treatments for Overactive Bladder
These treatments do not involve medications and include:
Behavioural therapies can be combined with medications.
Second line treatments for Overactive Bladder
Medication groups used to treat OAB include “anticholinergic” medications and “selective beta-3 agonist” medication. Learn more about Drug management.
Third line treatments for Overactive Bladder
Third line treatments for OAB include surgical options such as:
- Botulinum toxin (Botox®) injections into the bladder
- Neuromodulation – altering nerve messages or signals to the bladder using electrical stimulation by: