Overactive bladder is a very common problem that often causes distressing and inconvenient symptoms. It can cause you to rush to the toilet many times during the day and night, and can sometimes also cause you to leak some urine before you reach the toilet. The information presented should not be relied on as a substitute for medical advice, independent judgement or proper assessment by a doctor, with consideration of the particular circumstances of each case and individual needs. Each sheet relects information available at the time of its preparation, but its currency should be determined having regard other available information. UGSA disclaims all liability to users of the information provided.