Botox Bladder Injection

Botox Bladder Injection

Botox Bladder Injection

Botox bladder injection

Reduce symptoms of:

 It helps to improve the quality of life. The effect lasts for 6 – 12 months. 

Treatment indications:

  • Inadequate response to behavioral and oral therapies.
  • Intolerance of anticholinergic medications. 


  • Current urinary tract infection.
  • Urinary retention.
  • Allergy to Botox.
  • Myasthenia gravis. 

How it is done:

  • Prophylactic antibiotics are given.
  • Under local or general anesthesia.
  • A small scope with a camera is placed into the bladder through the urethra.
  •  Botox is injected into the wall of the bladder in multiple places. 
  • The procedure takes about five to ten minutes.
  • The patient can go home after the procedure immediately. 

After the procedure:

  • It might take up to 2 weeks to show effect.
  • Mild burning and stinging when urinating for a few days.
  • Blood in the urine for a few days. 

Possible side effects / complications:


  • Temporary inability to empty the bladder. This may require the use of a catheter for 2- 6 weeks to help empty the bladder, the possibility is 6%.
  • Blood in the urine.
  • Urinary tract infection.
  • Treatment failure.
  • Allergic reaction to Botox (very rare).


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