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On cholystramine for ibs, and just got put on toviaz (fesoterodine) for urine incontinence. Any information on these drugs?

On cholystramine for ibs, and just got put on toviaz (fesoterodine) for urine incontinence. Any information on these drugs?

Meds: Cholestyramine binds bile salts. It has numerous side effects...one which is constipation Toviaz is an anticholinergic medication that prevents bladder spasm. Common side effect can be dry mouth and constipation. Make sure your physicians are aware that you are on both of these meds. ...Read more

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Can nsaids be taken with toviaz (fesoterodine)?

Can nsaids be taken with toviaz (fesoterodine)?

Yes: There are no significant documented interactions between these medications. ...Read more

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Can i take toviaz (fesoterodine) and flomax together?

Can i take toviaz (fesoterodine) and flomax together?

Yes: They work differently and can be used together if Flomax (tamsulosin) alone still isn't helping all of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Is toviaz (fesoterodine) safe to take for bladder spasms?

Is toviaz (fesoterodine)  safe to take for bladder spasms?

Toviaz (fesoterodine): Yes. Toviaz (fesoterodine) is intended for over active bladder. If you are truly having "spasms" and have not recently had a urologic procedure, you may need an evaluation by a urologist. ...Read more

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I was just put on monodox but was already on toviaz (fesoterodine). Do I take both? Is that safe?

I was just put on monodox but was already on toviaz (fesoterodine). Do I take both? Is that safe?

They R fine together: Monodox is an antibiotic famously known as doxycycline. Toviaz (fesoterodine) is a long-termedication for overactive bladder (bladder spasm) and has no known interaction with monodox. I assume u are given Monodox for some type of infections, possibly 2x/day for about 10-14 days? So, i would take both as prescribed. If you experience significant side effects, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Take lithium 300mgs. recently started Toviaz (fesoterodine) for bladder problem.can taking Toviaz (fesoterodine) affect the lithium level. had trouble with lithium toxicity before?

Take lithium 300mgs. recently started Toviaz (fesoterodine) for bladder problem.can taking Toviaz (fesoterodine) affect the lithium level. had trouble with lithium toxicity before?

Should be safe: No significant interaction between these 2 meds has been found to exist. Always check with your doc if you develop any new symptoms ...Read more

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Can you tell me what to do if I'm on cholystramine for ibs, and just got put on toviaz (fesoterodine) for urine incontinence. any advice?

Can you tell me what to do if I'm  on cholystramine for ibs, and just got put on toviaz (fesoterodine) for urine incontinence. any advice?

OK to take both: However Toviaz (fesoterodine) should be taken at least 1 hour before cholystramine or 6 hours after to reduce any possible interference with absorption of the Toviaz (fesoterodine). Cholystramine binds bile within gastrointestinal tract & prevents it's reabsorption. It can also bind other substances & thus might bind Toviaz (fesoterodine) and render it ineffective. ...Read more

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Minimal postertor bulge. Arthropathy.Mild bilateral foraminal encroachment L4-L5.Have OAB. Use toviaz (fesoterodine). Severe pain numb back. Leaking at nite.related?

Minimal postertor bulge. Arthropathy.Mild bilateral foraminal encroachment L4-L5.Have OAB. Use toviaz (fesoterodine). Severe pain numb back. Leaking at nite.related?

Here are some ...: Every thing manifests in you always a result from multiple factors which you have accumulated over lifetime. What we can do for all illness is to identify if something can be modifiable through lifestyle adjustment, judicious use of medication and surgery so to allow our own body to undergo self-healing as much as possible with our residual strength. Based on these understanding, work with Doc... ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need a refill on my medication?

I need a refill on my medication?

So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isnt good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more