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Sanctura Side Effects

Constipation, headaches, and dry mouth are the most commonly reported side effects of Sanctura. Uncommon side effects (occurring in 1 to 2 percent of people taking the drug) include fatigue, gas, and indigestion. Some Sanctura side effects are potentially serious and should be reported to a healthcare provider right away, such as severe constipation, confusion, and difficulty passing urine.

An Introduction to Sanctura Side Effects

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Sanctura® (trospium chloride); however, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with Sanctura. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of Sanctura side effects with you.)

Possible Sanctura Side Effects

Sanctura has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials. In these studies, the side effects that occur in a group of people taking the drug are documented and are then compared to side effects that occur in another group of people not taking the medicine. This way, it is possible to see what side effects occur, how often they appear, and how they compare to the group not taking the medicine.
In these studies, the most common side effects of Sanctura included:
Other common side effects, occurring in 1 to 2 percent of people, included:
  • Upper abdominal (stomach) pain
  • Indigestion or heartburn
  • Gas
  • Fatigue
  • Dry eyes.

Sanctura Drug Information

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