VESIcare is approved to treat the symptoms of an overactive bladder. The drug relaxes the bladder muscle, which helps reduce the frequency of uncontrollable bladder contractions that are responsible for symptoms such as the sudden urge to urinate. Although most people tolerate the medication well, side effects are possible. Some of the common side effects of VESIcare include dry mouth, constipation, and urinary tract infection.
What Is VESIcare?VESIcare® (solifenacin succinate) is a prescription medication used to treat certain bladder problems. In particular, it is approved to help treat the following overactive bladder symptoms:
- Sudden, frequent urges to urinate (known as urinary urgency).
- Leaking accidents (known as urinary incontinence or urge incontinence)
- Frequent urination (known as urinary frequency).