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Rarely used term for extraordinary urinary frequency.
[G. pollakis, often, + ouron, urine]

pollakiuria (pol´əkēyoo´rēə),

n an excessive frequent urination. It may result from partial obstruction, such as in prostatic enlargement, or it may be of nervous origin.


abnormally frequent passage of urine.
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The clinical diagnosis of ABP was based on findings of dysuria, pollakiuria, marked malaise, high fever (>40[degrees]C), chills, and prostate pain during digital rectal examination (DRE).
Based on placebo-controlled clinical study data, very common side effects associated with Resolor are headache, nausea, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, occurring predominantly at the start of therapy and usually disappearing within a few days with continued treatment; common side effects are dizziness, vomiting, dyspepsia, rectal haemorrhage, flatulence, abnormal bowel sounds, pollakiuria, fatigue.
The main symptoms reported in the literature are pollakiuria, dysuria, hematuria, urinary retention, abdominal or pelvic pain, and recurrent urinary tract infection.
In 1976, Oravisto and Alfthan described their experience with azathioprine in 38 patients, and reported the pain disappeared completely in 22 and the pollakiuria was alleviated in 20.
Third is a drug launched in Japan in June 2007 for the treatment of incontinence and pollakiuria (frequent urination) under the name Staybla(R).
In patients with hyponatremia, the most common adverse reactions in clinical trials (incidence greater than or equal to 5% in patients treated with tolvaptan and double the incidence of patients treated with placebo) were thirst, dry mouth, asthenia, constipation, pollakiuria and hyperglycemia.