Botulinum toxin( Botox ) A for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder


  • Hassan Nasser Tishreen University


Study objective :Study of the benefit of using botulinum toxin A ( BOTOX ) in the treatment of Overactive Bladder when treatment fails behavioral and conservative .

Methods :The study included 22 patients of both sexes their ages ranged from 25 – 50 years.

 Botox at a total dose of 150 – 200 iu by endoscopic injection into the muscle of the bladder wall away from the triagone.  

The results were evaluated in terms of improvement of symptoms and in terme of complications .

Results: There was an improvement in most of the patients in terms of increasing the bladder capacity and decreasing the number of urination times and thus the urgency of their symptoms improved . and the complications that occurred in terms of urinary sepsis  and urinary retention were studied and its management .

Conclusion: Most patients had improvement in urgency symptoms for an average of 6 months with minor complications it was easily managed .

Author Biography

Hassan Nasser, Tishreen University

Assistant professor . Departmemt of surgery . faculty of Medicine



How to Cite

Nasser H. Botulinum toxin( Botox ) A for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder. Tuj-hlth [Internet]. 2022Mar.29 [cited 2022Jul.1];44(1):91-9. Available from:

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