Botulinum Toxin Injections for Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity Questions & Answers

Updated: Mar 06, 2019
  • Author: Pamela I Ellsworth, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What are botulinum toxin injections to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity?

What is the bladder anatomy relevant to botulinum toxin injections to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity?

What are the FDA approved uses of onabotulinumtoxinA (BOTOX) injections to treat bladder overactivity?

When are botulinum toxin injections contraindicated for the treatment of neurogenic detrusor overactivity?

What is the efficacy and safety of botulinum toxin injections to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity?

What is the effect on quality of life of botulinum toxin injections to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity?

Periprocedural Care

What equipment is needed to administer botulinum toxin injections to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity?

How is onabotulinumtoxinA (BOTOX) supplied for injections to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity?

What is the dosage and frequency of botulinum toxin injections to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity?

How is onabotulinumtoxinA (BOTOX) reconstituted for injections to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity?

How are patients prepped for botulinum toxin injections to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity?

Technique

How are botulinum toxin injections administered to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity?

What are the possible adverse effects of botulinum toxin injections to treat neurogenic detrusor overactivity?

Medications

Which medications in the drug class Neuromuscular Blockers, Botulinum Toxins are used in the treatment of Botulinum Toxin Injections for Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity?