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What is Enablex (darifenacin) ?

What is Enablex (darifenacin) ?

Overactive Bladder: It is an approved medication for overactive bladder with symptoms of urge incontinence, urgency, and frequency. ...Read more

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What are withdrawal symptoms of enablex (darifenacin)?

What are withdrawal symptoms of enablex (darifenacin)?

Not aware of any: Stopping anticholinergics can result in rebound symptoms, similar to the symptoms for which you were taking the medication, such as increased bladder spasm or intestinal cramping. While a formal withdrawal syndrome for these drugs has not really been described, one survey found about 10% of people on Enablex (darifenacin) reported withdrawal when it was stopped, but did not give details of what they were. ...Read more

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I take oxybutynin and botox treatment for bladder oxybutynin makes me drowsy already tried vesicare (solifenacin) enablex what are other good meds?

I take oxybutynin and botox treatment for bladder oxybutynin makes me drowsy already tried vesicare (solifenacin) enablex what are other good meds?

Urge incontinence: Besides Enablex, Oxybutynin & Vesicare, (solifenacin) other oral options to treat urge incontinence include Detrol, Myrbetriq, Sanctura & Toviaz. Check out www.drugs.com & http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/urinary-incontinence/basics/definition/con-20037883 for more info. ...Read more

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Can taking 2 15mg Enablex (darifenacin) a day hurt me?

No one can tell...: 30 mg daily is double of the usually advised dosage. But how may this double-up dosage affect you? No one can predict. To try doubling its dose, one has to know your clinical profile. So, check with your prescribing doctor for decent advice since s/he knows more about you than anyone online. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of enablex (darifenacin)?

What are the side effects of enablex (darifenacin)?

Constipation: Enablex (darifenacin) is an anticholinergic medication used to help prevent bladder overactivity and reduce urinary urgency and frequency. However, this class of drugs also can cause slower motility of the GI tract, leading to constipation. In addition, dry mouth is common as anticholinergics can decrease salivary gland output. Those with closed angle glaucoma may have high eye pressures and can't take this. ...Read more

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If you take Xanax 0.23 mg, catapres 0.3 mg and Enablex (darifenacin) 15 mg all at once, what are the side effects?

If you take Xanax 0.23 mg, catapres 0.3 mg and Enablex (darifenacin) 15 mg all at once, what are the side effects?

See below: The only interaction between these medications is that both Catapres and xanax (alprazolam) are CNS depressants and may slow reaction time and make you sleepy. Otherwise side efffects are same as any one of medications seperately. Fyi, i would recommend an alternative to xanax (alprazolam) as it is highly addictive and you develop tolerance to its effects very quickly. ...Read more

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I suffered anaphylactic shock from microdantin some 20 years ago; as a result, i now have ms. Can i safely take enablex (darifenacin)?

I suffered anaphylactic shock from microdantin some 20 years ago; as a result, i now have ms.  Can i safely take enablex (darifenacin)?

Maybe not: Anaphylactic shock leading to multiple sclerosis 20 years later is very unusual, so assuming this to be a solid link, then you have a very unique reaction to medications, and you need to be very careful. There are a wide range of possible adverse reactions to any medication. ...Read more

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I've been on Detrol, Ditropan LA, Vesicare, Enablex, and now Myrbetriq for OAB for a number of years and had a bladder lift sling surgery done about 12 years ago. However, the frequency and urge have returned with a vengeance! I am up appx. every 2 hours

I've been on Detrol, Ditropan LA, Vesicare, Enablex, and now Myrbetriq for OAB for a number of years and had a bladder lift sling surgery done about 12 years ago. However, the frequency and urge have returned with a vengeance!  I am up appx. every 2 hours

OAB: You're describing an overactive bladder. If medications aren't helping and voiding on a schedule or "retraining" isn't helpful, you may want to consider other options such as Botox or Interstim. You should see a specialist in female pelvic medicine for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Am i dying ?

I don't know: I don't know, john. Technically, every person who is alive will die someday, yes. But unless you have been diagnosed with some untreatable illness, then no, you are not actively dying. If this is something you worry about a lot, mention it to one of your parents, a close adult friend, or a school counselor. A lot of people have these kinds of worries and you can get help to not worry so much. ...Read more

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Is it free ?

Is it free ?

Yes, this is free if: If you did not ask for premium, paid services, then this HealthTap BASIC is free. Post your question in English, with good grammar and spelling, and one or more of the thousands of volunteer doctors will answer it. They might skip repetitive questions, or ones that have too many abbreviations, or are otherwise hard to understand. (HealthTap's premium services include virtual medicine appointments) ...Read more