What is Bladder pacemaker?

Category: Equipment

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A bladder pacemaker is for patients with urinary frequency and urgency; urge incontinence, characterized by involuntary leakage. It helps control bladder function by filtering signals that may be causing the problem from the nervous system.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Neurogenic bladder 2 1
Abdominal pain 1 0
Bladder infection 1 1
Interstitial cystitis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bladder pacemaker

Side effect Patients
Bladder problems 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Bladder pacemaker

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 1
24 hr daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Bladder pacemaker

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Bladder pacemaker

Duration

Currently using Bladder pacemaker

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Bladder pacemaker

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Bladder pacemaker.