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Here are some...: It is a good habit to ask your prescribing doc for this sort of questions since s/he knows more about your individual clinical profile. However, Vesicare as one of antimuscarinic agent may over-express its intended effects for ease urinary urgency but resulting in unbearable dry mouth, constipation, urinary retention, blurred vision, change in mentation, etc. ...Read more
I am 30m , and wake up several times at night to urinate, vesicare (solifenacin) dosent help me, what other medication should I try?
Depends on diagnosis: There are a number of other vesicare-like medication that you can try. The nighttime urination that you struggle with could be due to any number of issues, so be patient with your doctor as they try to help you. If you are taking any herbal treatment, you may want to consider cutting back on their intake. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can vesicare (solifenacin) or other overactive bladder medications cause urethral irritation? I've been have urethral urgency.
I take medication for my bladder incontinence, it's called vesicare (solifenacin).. I'm wondering if it has bad side effects?
Newly diagnosed OVERACTIVE BLADDER. Prescribed Vesicare (solifenacin). but not covered. is it the best drug out there for this condition or there Any similar new effective drug. I have priority health Medicare.
OAB: There other medications for overactive bladder, most work in the same fashion, some are better than others for some people, but many do well on any of them. Side effect profile relatively the same as well… Ask your doctor for an alternative, or ask your insurance what is on their formulary for you in the same class. One that comes to mind is oxybutnin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ought be in few days: Possible that your dose is too low, some respond to 5mg/day, others 10mg or more/day. Discuss with your Dr., she/he may advise increasing dose if no effect after 10-14 days. You might possibly be a non responder to Vesicare (solifenacin) but may respond to Oxybutynin ER 10, 15, 20 or 30mg/day. Dry mouth, common side effect of all anticholinergic medications, would indicate that you are on enough medication. ...Read more
Either...: You may take it in am or pm to meet your convenience and easy compliance. ...Read more
No: No - certain tablets are designed for a "timed" release. By cutting the tablet, you are destroying the mechanism and would absorb all of the 5 mg at once: you probsbly wouldn't like the exacerbated side effects, and would be disappointed in its short duration of activity otherwise. ...Read more
Been on vesicare (solifenacin) a month now should i notice a difference yet? Cause nothing has changed
If I take 2 5mg vesicare (solifenacin) tablets a day do I take them at the same time or 12 hours apart?
I have been using vesicare (solifenacin) for a month an there doesn't seem to be that big of a difference why?
Increase dosage: Depends on dosage. You may need to increase to 10 MG dose ...Read more
Yes: I recommend you stop especially if it is the new symptom that appeared after you started taking it. If you have it prior to starting it and your doctor was aware of it, you may want to ask your doctor again. Retention is a contraindication but again you will need to ask your doctor because he may be aware of certain things that we may not be aware of. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Ideally, the desired side effect will be decreased urinary frequency. I would expect the effects to begin as early as 30 minutes to an hour and last up to 24 hours. Adverse side effects could include dry mouth dry eyes constipation and dry mouth. One of the worst side effects could include urinary retention requiring catheterization. Best to start with a low dose and increase as needed -good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes you can: The real chemical name is " solefenacin",it comes in 5 mg or 10 mg pills . The usual adult dose is 10 mg taken in the morning about 20 mins before breakfast. Remember these drugs are sold in different countries under names. But if you ask the druggist with the real chemical name you should have no problem. ...Read more
How long does it take for kegels to start working? Also what else can I do other than vesicare (solifenacin) and kegels.
Here are some ...: Kegel's exercise provides 2 effects - self-awareness of participating care & strengthening the voluntary component of pelvic floor muscles. To benefit from it, one has to exercise correctly by isolating the targeted muscles to exercise under professional supervision. How soon its benefit may appear relies on how correct the exercise takes place and how dedicated the patient devotes to. Ask Doc... ...Read more