Effect of caffeine on bladder function in patients with overactive bladder symptoms

@inproceedings{Lohsiriwat2011EffectOC,
  title={Effect of caffeine on bladder function in patients with overactive bladder symptoms},
  author={Supatra Lohsiriwat and Muthita Hirunsai and Bansithi Chaiyaprasithi},
  booktitle={Urology annals},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of caffeine at the dose of 4.5 mg/kg on bladder function in overactive bladder (OAB) adults. MATERIALS AND METHODS Nine women and three men aged 21-40 years with OAB symptoms were included. Each subject drank 8 ml/kg of water with and without caffeine at two separate sessions. Cystometry and uroflowmetry were performed 30 minutes after each drink. The effects of caffeine on urodynamic parameters were compared. RESULTS After caffeine ingestion, the mean… CONTINUE READING