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Unfortunately the question is for me, not my aunt! I can't take the bladder-spasm med because I need to take take Requip at night. The 2 meds interact to cause memory problems. "MembersMark Briefs isn't enough for the diaretic-spasm speed of urine. Any ideas? I suppose I could just sit on the throne and read for 2 hours.

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Try a bedside commode.
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If you HAVE to take the requip, I'd play with the timing of it possibly...although I guess you want it to work when in bed. Does it wake you, the restless legs? Separate beds?? Better mattress? Also be sure to check out HDIS...on line/phone company with home delivery in plan wrappers of all sorts/brands of supplies. They know their stuff....
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Hi again. Thanks for ideas to try. I guess it's a common problem.
Night time is not an issue. Requip solves my restless legs and night kicking, which keeps me and my husband awake. It's a problem only when the diaretic kicks in during the morning. Medicine for spasms used to work, but my memory became an issue. Cwillie's solution is working so far, but I will keep chinagal's in mind.
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Have you tried a bedside commode?
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I went through this for 2 years with my husband, trying every brand mentioned or recommended - spending hundreds of dollars on packages. We even tried the ones the astronauts used. Also tried at least 5-7 inserts/pads. Nothing worked.

Then when our daughter was getting married I knew we had to find something that would work. Contact Tena website and ask for a free sample of Tena stretch ultra briefs - item #61390. These are the answer. They have 2- 6 1/2 inch velcro connectors that are really repositional-no more 1 inch plastic tabs that don't hold or reposition! We have never looked back. One will last the whole day or night - no more pads. No more wet bedding and clothes. No more need for bed pads. Seriously! They have changed our lives.

When I went to order them myself, I couldn't find them. Finally I found them in the women's section, although I can't figure out why. They don't have any different padding for a man or a woman. Just be sure to ask for this item # and you'll be set. These have a substantial padding in the butt area if needed for bowel incontinence or occasional diarrhea. I have to say that there seems to be an excess of fabric in the front, but it doesn't allow for leaks and the product is overall so superior, it's a minor issue. They go up to a 2X which you don't often see.

good luck!
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You have not given enough information. Why are you taking Requip? This is a question you need to be asking your pharmacist and physician. If your physician doesn't give you an answer WRITTEN in a manner you can easily understand, get another physician. ALSO check out the website nih.gov
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You have not given enough information. Why are you taking Requip? These are questions you should be asking your physician and your pharmacist then get your answers in writing that is understandable to you.  If your physician doesn't do this for you, find another physician.  ALSO check out the web site nih.gov .
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With my husband, who is also on a diuretic and drinks copious amounts of fluids, I've found the most helpful thing is to change often. If we went out, I would use an extra incontinence pad for him. Through much experimentation, I found that no adult diaper is truly "overnight" or completely waterproof. We change every few hours. Hugs!
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There is a bed pad that I found through Costco, Conni Bed pad they advertised it for potty training children. I got one of the pads to use on my husbands bed and in the packaging they have other products and there were underwear with washable pads and they came with a waterproof pouch. The pad for the bed absorbs about 80 ounces of fluid and worked wonders. I am sure the underwear would be just the thing that would keep you dry all night.
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Thanks! I found them on line, ordered and received them already. Will try tomorrow. Hugs for your help.
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From my reading online I've discovered that speed of absorption can be just as important as overall capacity, and it sounds to me that this would most be important in your situation. Molicare Super Plus is reported to excel at this.
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