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nocturia

 [nok-tu´re-ah]
urinary frequency at night; called also nycturia.

noc·tu·ri·a

(nokt-yū'rē-ă),
Purposeful urination at night, after waking from sleep; typically caused by nocturnal urine volume in excess of bladder capacity or incomplete emptying of the bladder because of lower urinary tract obstruction or detrusor instability.
Synonym(s): nycturia
[noct- + G. ouron, urine]

nocturia

(nŏk-to͝or′ē-ə)
n.
Urination at night, especially if excessive.

nocturia

Excessive urination at night.

noc·tu·ri·a

(nok-tyūr'ē-ă)
Excessive urination at night.
[noct- + G. ouron, urine]

nocturia

Passing urine during the night. One definition, that of the International Continence Society, stipulates two or more voids during the night. Normally, the stimulus of a filling bladder is insufficient to awake a person and prompt him or her to get up to urinate, but rapid or excessive filling, or undue bladder awareness, will do so. This may result from immoderate fluid intake, PROSTATE enlargement, CYSTITIS, DIABETES, DIURETIC drugs or insomnia.

Nocturia

Excessive need to urinate at night. Nocturia is a symptom of OSA and often increases the patient's daytime sleepiness.
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He found a slight improvement when he started on 0.4 mg qhs, reducing his nocturia episodes from four to three.
of % Patients Urgency 637 34 Nocturia 356 19 Urinary incontinence --Stress incontinence 375 20 --Urge incontinence 318 17 --True incontinence 3 0.1 Frequency 487 26 Urinary retention 8 0.4 Intermittence 93 5 Haematuria 131 7 Recurrent UTI 487 26 Dysuria 375 20
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Currently, there is no FDA-approved treatment for nocturia or nocturnal polyuria.
Nocturia (290/378=76.7%) was predominant factors for causing symptoms of LUTS in almost all age groups, However sense of incomplete emptying (0%), intermittency (1.1%) contributed very little to their suffering.
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Vapnek says it is important to note that nocturia may actually be a manifestation of poor sleep habits--that is, you may be waking for other reasons and using the bathroom simply because you're awake.
It was reported that there was a reduction in chronic fatigue and nocturia and improvement in sexual function and life quality [19, 20].
Material and methods: Forty-nine patients between the ages of 50-70 who were referred to our clinic with the complaints of lower urinary tract symptoms and nocturia ([greater than or equal to]2/night) were included in the study.
BPH is a condition in which an enlarged prostate gland causes urinary symptoms such as discomfort, incontinence, incomplete voiding, and nocturia. Naftopidil is an a1-blocker that suppresses the constriction of smooth muscle in the prostate gland and in the urethra, alleviating the discomfort and other symptoms of BPH.
Even the highest dose had no impact on quality of life, nocturia, or any other secondary outcome.