Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs) for Bed-Wetting
How It Works
The exact way that TCAs help reduce Reference bed-wetting Opens New Window is not known. They may affect the muscles of the Reference bladder Opens New Window, or they may have some effect on the hormone that causes the kidneys to release urine (Reference antidiuretic hormone Opens New Window). They may work by causing the child to sleep more lightly.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: October 24, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics