Medication options for people with bladder control problems marked by sudden, intense urinary urges and urine leakage are available. However, few medication choices exist to treat the type of incontinence that comes from movement or activity like heavy lifting (stress incontinence) and coughing. Here’s a look at some medications prescribed as treatment- these may have side effects you need to consider before taking them!


  • Oxybutynin (Ditropan Xl)
  • Tolterodine (Detrol)
  • Darifenacin (Enablex)
  • Fesoterodine (Toviaz)
  • Solifenacin (Vesicare)
  • Trospium Chloride

Mirabegron (Myrbetriq):

Alpha Blockers:

  • Tamsulosin (Flomax)
  • Alfuzosin (Uroxatral)
  • Silodosin (Rapaflo)

Topical Estrogen: