Effect of systemic atherosclerosis on overactive bladder symptoms in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia
ConclusionsFactors associated with male OAB exhibit different pathophysiology in the severity of symptoms depending on the presence of BPH/LUTS. Treatment for atherosclerosis and associated systemic pathophysiological factors could lower OAB symptom severity in male patients without BPH/LUTS.
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This study examined prescribing patterns, adverse drug reaction (ADR) incidence, and treatment effectiveness. MethodsFull medical histories, including prior/concomitant drug use, were collected before initiating mirabegron treatment. After 12 weeks mirabegron, physicians assessed ADR incidence and treatment effectiveness. Residual urine volume was assessed and patients completed the Overactive Bladder Symptom Score (OABSS) and International Prostate Symptom Score‐Quality of Life (I‐PSS QoL) surveys at Baseline and 12 weeks. Data were collected between April 2012 and July 2014. ResultsOf 9795 OAB patients ...