Pharmacological therapy


Prophylaxes are recommended as children with recurrent UTIs, especially girls with DV, may be depending on prophylaxis to bring down the number of infections.


Laxatives Polyethylene glycol, (PEGS) are the most commonly used laxatives as medication for constipation.


Medication may be needed to control bladder over-activity, oxybutynin is the only antimuscarinic approved by the FDA for the treatment of OAB symptoms in children older than 5 years. Beside oxubutine other anticholinergic medicines exist. Like Tolterodine, Solifenacin. Mirabegron all of them have not been approved for paediatric use, but studies have shown a good response and tolerance of these agents in children previously resistant to oxybutynin.

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