Treatment for nocturnal enuresis: The current state in Japan

Pediatrics International, 04/27/2012

Kaneko K – Although the International Children's Continence Society has issued the standardization document, in which the enuresis alarm and desmopressin therapy are recommended as the first line treatment, a different tack has been taken in Japan, where the therapeutic strategy is plotted depending on the type of enuresis; pharmacotherapy for enuretic children aged 6 years or older includes desmopressin acetate for polyuria type, anticholinergic agents for bladder type, and a combination of these agents for mixed type.

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