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  • Sanctura
    Sanctura is a prescription drug that is used to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. This eMedTV selection gives a complete overview on what the medication is used for, how it works, when and how it should be taken, and more.
  • Sanctura and Breastfeeding
    At this time, it is not known whether Sanctura passes through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV resource offers more information on Sanctura and breastfeeding, and discusses the importance of talking to your doctor about your individual situation.
  • Sanctura and Constipation
    Constipation is considered a "classic" side effect of Sanctura. As this article from the eMedTV Web site explains, clinical studies on Sanctura and constipation show that up to 9.6 percent of people taking the drug experienced this side effect.
  • Sanctura and Dry Mouth
    Dry mouth appears to be the most commonly reported side effect of Sanctura. This segment from the eMedTV library provides more detailed information on Sanctura and dry mouth, and includes a list of suggestions that may provide relief.
  • Sanctura and Pregnancy
    The full risks of using Sanctura during pregnancy are not known at this time. This eMedTV page provides more information on Sanctura and pregnancy, including a description of the problems that occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Sanctura Dosage
    The usual starting Sanctura dosage for treating an overactive bladder is 20 mg twice daily. As this eMedTV segment explains, however, dosing may be lower for certain people, such as those who are over 75 years old or who have liver disease.
  • Sanctura Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on Sanctura? This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of this drug for an overactive bladder, with details on the symptoms it can treat, how it works, and how many times a day it is taken.
  • Sanctura Drug Interactions
    Pramlintide, anticholinergic drugs, and acetylcholinesterase inhibitors may interact with Sanctura. This eMedTV Web page describes the possible side effects or complications that may develop with these and other Sanctura drug interactions.
  • Sanctura Overdose
    Dilated pupils, blurred vision, and severe constipation are possible signs of a Sanctura overdose. This eMedTV article describes other symptoms that may occur as a result of an overdose and explains what treatment options are available.
  • Sanctura Side Effects
    Common Sanctura side effects may include fatigue, constipation, and headache. Besides common side effects, this eMedTV resource also lists potentially serious problems that may require medical attention (such as confusion or an allergic reaction).
  • Sanctura Uses
    Sanctura is used for relieving common symptoms of an overactive bladder. This article on the eMedTV Web site discusses specific Sanctura uses in more detail and explains whether the drug can be used "off-label" for other conditions or in children.
  • Sanctura Warnings and Precautions
    Before taking Sanctura, tell your doctor if you have glaucoma, liver disease, or any allergies. This eMedTV article contains other Sanctura warnings and precautions, and includes important information on who should not take the medication.
  • Sanctura XR
    Sanctura XR is a prescription medicine that is licensed to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this drug, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and general precautions.
  • Sanctura XR and Breastfeeding
    It is not known whether Sanctura XR (trospium XR) passes through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV page gives more information on Sanctura XR and breastfeeding, and explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider before taking the medication.
  • Sanctura XR and Constipation
    Studies have shown that up to 9 percent of people taking Sanctura XR (trospium XR) develop constipation. This eMedTV article discusses these clinical studies in more detail and explains what to do if you are taking Sanctura XR and constipation occurs.
  • Sanctura XR and Dry Mouth
    The most common side effect of Sanctura XR (trospium XR) is a dry mouth, according to clinical studies. This eMedTV Web page discusses these clinical studies on Sanctura XR and dry mouth in more detail and offers some tips for relieving a dry mouth.
  • Sanctura XR and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe to take Sanctura XR (trospium XR) during pregnancy. This page from the eMedTV Web site discusses the results of animal studies on Sanctura XR and pregnancy, and explains when a healthcare provider may still recommend Sanctura XR.
  • Sanctura XR Dosage
    The standard Sanctura XR dosage for treating an overactive bladder is 60 mg once daily in the morning. This eMedTV page explains that the Sanctura XR dosage is the same for everyone (regardless of age and weight), and offers tips on taking the drug.
  • Sanctura XR Drug Information
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, if you have an overactive bladder, Sanctura XR may be prescribed as a treatment for urinary urgency and other symptoms. This article provides some basic drug information on Sanctura XR.
  • Sanctura XR Drug Interactions
    Alcohol, anticholinergic drugs, and tacrine are among the drugs that may interact with Sanctura XR. This eMedTV page lists other drugs that may interact with Sanctura XR and covers the possible problems these Sanctura XR drug interactions can cause.
  • Sanctura XR Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that severe constipation, blurred vision, and difficulty passing urine are among the possible signs of a Sanctura XR overdose. This article also covers treatment options for an overdose of Sanctura XR (trospium XR).
  • Sanctura XR Side Effects
    Common Sanctura XR side effects may include a dry mouth, constipation, and bladder infections. This eMedTV Web page outlines other common and rare side effects, and describes which side effects are potentially serious and may require medical care.
  • Sanctura XR Uses
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Sanctura XR to adults who have an overactive bladder. This part of the eMedTV Web site describes Sanctura XR uses in more detail. This page also explains how the medicine works and whether there are off-label uses.
  • Sanctura XR Warnings and Precautions
    Sanctura XR may slow down the digestive system and can make glaucoma worse. This page from the eMedTV library contains other important Sanctura XR warnings and precautions, and includes information on who should not take the medication.
  • The Prostate and Urinary Incontinence
    This eMedTV article discusses the prostate and urinary incontinence in detail and links to other articles about urinary incontinence.
  • Tovias
    Toviaz is a medication often prescribed for the treatment of an overactive bladder. This page found on the eMedTV Web site explains how Toviaz works and describes the effects of this medication. Tovias is a common misspelling of Toviaz.
  • Toviaz
    Toviaz is a medication often prescribed to help relieve symptoms of an overactive bladder. This page on the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works, describes its effects, and provides dosing information for this product.
  • Toviaz and Breastfeeding
    It is currently not known whether Toviaz (fesoterodine) passes through breast milk. This eMedTV article contains more information on Toviaz and breastfeeding, and lists certain side effects to look out for in your child if you choose to breastfeed.
  • Toviaz and Constipation
    Constipation is one of the "classic" side effects of anticholinergic drugs such as Toviaz (fesoterodine). This eMedTV page offers more information on Toviaz and constipation, and explains what dietary changes you can make to help relieve constipation.
  • Toviaz and Dry Mouth
    Dry mouth is one of the most common side effects reported with Toviaz (fesoterodine). This page from the eMedTV archives provides more information about Toviaz and dry mouth, and offers some suggestions for dry mouth relief.
  • Toviaz and Pregnancy
    The full risks of using Toviaz (fesoterodine) during pregnancy are not known at this time. As this eMedTV page explains, however, animal studies on Toviaz and pregnancy have shown that high doses of the drug can cause problems such as miscarriages.
  • Toviaz Dosage
    For most people with an overactive bladder, the recommended Toviaz dosage is 4 mg once daily. As this eMedTV page explains, if your symptoms are not adequately controlled at this dosage, your healthcare provider may increase your dose to 8 mg once daily.
  • Toviaz Drug Interactions
    If nefazodone, pramlintide, or protease inhibitors are taken with Toviaz, drug interactions may occur. This eMedTV resource lists other medicines that may cause drug interactions and describes the potential effects of these interactions.
  • Toviaz Medication Information
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, if you have symptoms of an overactive bladder, Toviaz may be prescribed. This article provides some basic information on this product, including how often to take this prescription medication.
  • Toviaz Overdose
    Taking too much Toviaz (fesoterodine) may cause severe constipation, blurry vision, and other symptoms. This eMedTV article includes a more complete list of potential symptoms of a Toviaz overdose and explains what treatment options are available.
  • Toviaz Side Effects
    Common Toviaz side effects may include dry eyes, insomnia, and urinary tract infection. This eMedTV segment provides a list of other common side effects, as well as rare but potentially serious problems that require medical attention.
  • Toviaz Uses
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Toviaz is used for relieving the symptoms of an overactive bladder, such as frequent urination. This article describes how this medication works and explains whether there are any universally accepted off-label uses.
  • Toviaz Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Toviaz if you have uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma. This eMedTV page offers more information on who should not use Toviaz. Warnings and precautions on what side effects may occur with this drug are also included in this article.
  • Treatment for Urinary Incontinence
    Bladder retraining, medications, and surgery are just some of the urinary incontinence treatment options available. This eMedTV article discusses the different treatments for urinary incontinence in detail.
  • Types of Urinary Incontinence
    Stress, urge, overflow, and functional incontinence are the four main types of urinary incontinence. This eMedTV article describes each of these types in more detail, including their prevalence in women versus men and possible symptoms.
  • Urinary Incontinence
    There are several types of urinary incontinence (loss of bladder control), such as overactive bladder. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at what causes this problem, who it affects, and how it is treated.
  • Urinary Incontinence Diagnosis
    When diagnosing urinary incontinence, your bladder capacity and residual urine is measured for evidence of incontinence. This eMedTV article discusses other tests used to diagnose urinary incontinence.
  • Vesacare
    As this eMedTV page explains, VESIcare is a medicine used to treat overactive bladder problems, such as the sudden urge to urinate. This page also describes possible side effects and general precautions. Vesacare is a common misspelling of VESIcare.
  • VESIcare
    VESIcare is a drug that is prescribed for overactive bladder symptoms. This selection from the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at how this drug works and also includes dosing guidelines and information on possible side effects.
  • VESIcare and Breastfeeding
    Women are generally advised to avoid breastfeeding while on VESIcare. As this eMedTV page explains, since no human studies have been conducted on the link between VESIcare and breastfeeding, it is unknown whether the drug passes through breast milk.
  • VESIcare and Constipation
    It is possible to experience constipation while taking VESIcare. This segment from the eMedTV archives offers a more in-depth look at VESIcare and constipation, including statistics on how common it is and suggestions that may provide relief.
  • VESIcare and Dry Mouth
    Dry mouth is a side effect that has been reported often with VESIcare. This portion of the eMedTV library contains more information about VESIcare and dry mouth, and provides a list of suggestions that may provide relief.
  • VESIcare and Pregnancy
    Studies show that VESIcare may not be safe for use during pregnancy. This article from the eMedTV library includes more information on VESIcare and pregnancy, and describes the problems that occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • VESIcare Dosage
    For the treatment of an overactive bladder, the recommended VESIcare dosage is 5 mg once daily. This page on the eMedTV Web site contains other VESIcare dosing guidelines and offers suggestions on how and when to take the drug.
  • VESIcare Drug Information
    VESIcare is a prescription medicine used to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder. This eMedTV resource provides some basic drug information on VESIcare, including side effects, safety warnings, and dosing guidelines.
  • VESIcare Drug Interactions
    Medicines that may interact with VESIcare include pramlintide, anticholinergics, and some antibiotics. This eMedTV page provides a detailed list of medicines that can cause negative VESIcare drug interactions and explains how they can be avoided.
  • VESIcare Overdose
    Dry eyes, difficulty passing urine, and dilated pupils are possible signs of a VESIcare overdose. This eMedTV resource describes other potential symptoms to look out for and explains the treatment options that are available for a VESIcare overdose.
  • VESIcare Side Effects
    Potential VESIcare side effects include dizziness, blurred vision, and sore throat. This eMedTV Web page also lists serious reactions that may require prompt medical attention, such as difficulty urinating, confusion, and allergic reactions.
  • VESIcare Uses
    VESIcare is used for relieving overactive bladder symptoms, such as leaking accidents and urinary urgency. This eMedTV segment explores specific VESIcare uses in more detail and explains whether the drug should be used in children.
  • VESIcare Warnings and Precautions
    Before taking VESIcare, tell your doctor if you have ulcerative colitis, glaucoma, or any allergies. This eMedTV segment includes a more detailed list of VESIcare warnings and precautions, and explains who should avoid taking the medication.
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