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Is it safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women to take flavoxate?

Is it safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women to take flavoxate?

Unknown: According to the manufacturer it is unknown if flavoxate passes into breast milk. A good rule of thumb is that the safest drug in breastfeeding women is no drug. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Why urispas (flavoxate hydrochloride) tablet used?

Decrease symptoms: This medication is used to treat certain bladder/urinary tract symptoms. Flavoxate is a smooth-muscle relaxant. It works by relaxing the muscles in the bladder. Flavoxate helps to reduce leaking of urine, feelings of needing to urinate right away, frequent trips to the bathroom, and bladder pain. This medication does not treat the cause of your bladder symptoms (e.g., urinary tract infections). ...Read more

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How long does it take flavoxate to stop bladder spasms?

How long does it take flavoxate to stop bladder spasms?

Flavoxate: This works by relaxing the smooth muscles of the bladder. It is taken 3-4 times a day. Should work quickly in 1-2 days. ...Read more

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Taking flavoxate for bladder spasms. This is 2 days. Should i b able to tell a difference by now? Is it normal for spasms to come n go while on Meds?

Taking flavoxate for bladder spasms. This is 2 days.  Should i b able to tell a difference by now? Is it normal for spasms to come n go while on Meds?

If you have: overactive bladder, Flavoxate is indicated to help reduce the overactivity by smoothing/calming the "spasms" noted to cause the frequent urination. Even though it works at the muscle fiber level, you should not be able to tell that there is any "spasm". 2 day of medication should start to give some positive change, but I would give it a week solid before you decide whether the medication works. ...Read more

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Will flavoxate hydrochloride treat a uti?

No: Flavoxate hydrochloride (Urispas) is an anti-cholinergic drug that is used for urinary incontinence. One needs an appropriate antibiotic therapy to treat an urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Did Flavoxate(200 mg) taken 3 time a day for week can cause chronic urinary retention in future? Thank You

Here are some...: Flavoxate suppresses bladder muscle contaractability. In general, it is good idea to be checked out to see what the potential underlying causes for irritative voiding symptoms may be - so making sure of no bladder outlet obstruction by poor sphincter relaxation, stone, or stricture along the urethra; flavoxate is not good for these conditions. So, be evaluated timely... ...Read more

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Does cefurex safe for pregnant women?

Does cefurex safe for pregnant women?

Probably safe: Not known to harm pregnancy, bot may reduce effectiveness of Birth Control Pills. In any case your GYN should know you are taking the medication. ...Read more

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Is sauna safe for pregnant women?

No: No. Pregnant women should avoid spending time in a sauna, especially during the first trimester of pregnancy when the neural tube (spine) of the fetus is forming, to help minimize the risk of spina bifida. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Flavoxate (Definition)

Flavoxate is an anti-bladder spasm agent which is a ...Read more


Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Urispas (Definition)

Urispas is an anti-bladder spasm agent which is a ...Read more