Medicine Overview of Emgard Tablet
Uses of Emgard Tablet
Emgard 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of overactive urinary bladder.
Side effects of Emgard Tablet
Dry mouth, Nausea, Constipation, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, Blurred vision.
How to use Emgard Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Emgard 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Emgard Tablet works
Emgard 5mg tablet works by relaxing muscles of the urinary bladder and prevents frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination.
In Depth Information on Emgard Tablet
Expert advice for Emgard Tablet
- Do not take solifenacin if you are allergic to solifenacin or any of the other ingredients of this tablet.
- Doctor’s advice should be considered if you are undergoing kidney dialysis or are having any kidney problems; if you have liver disease or are taking medication for liver problems; difficulty in passing urine; stomach problems like ulcerative colitis; disease causing muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis); increased eye pressure or glaucoma.
- Avoid using solifenacin if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Special precautions for Emgard 5mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Emgard 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Emgard 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
Long-term use of Emgard 5mg Tablet might reduce milk production, and cause constipation, dry mouth and urine infection in the baby....
Long-term use of Emgard 5mg Tablet might reduce milk production, and cause constipation, dry mouth and urine infection in the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
Emgard 5mg Tablet may cause blurred vision and sometimes sleepiness or tiredness which may affect your ability to drive....
Emgard 5mg Tablet may cause blurred vision and sometimes sleepiness or tiredness which may affect your ability to drive.
Emgard 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Emgard 5mg Tablet is recommended.+more
Caution should be used in patients with severe renal impairment....
Caution should be used in patients with severe renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Stamlo 2.5mg Tablet, Amcard 5mg Tablet, Amlogard 10mg Tablet, Amlodac 2.5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Emgard 5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Solifenacin
Q. How does solifenacin work?
It acts by reducing contractions in the muscles of the urinary bladder and tract
Q. What is it used for?
Solifenacin is used to treat patients who suffer from urinary incontinence (inability to control urine) and increased urinary frequency, which is usually caused by an overactive bladder. It belongs to a antimuscarinic class of medication
Q. Is solifenacin an antibiotic/ sulfa drug/steroid/anticholinergic?
Solifenacin is not an antibiotic/sulfa drug/steroid. It is a type of anticholinergic which is called antimuscarinic (acts only against muscarinic receptors)
Q. What is solifenacin succinate tablet?
Solifenacin succinate is the tablet formulation of solifenacin
Q. Is solifenacin safe?
Solifenacin is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor
Q. How quickly does solifenacin work?
Solifenacin should be taken for 4 weeks at least before major improvements are observed
Q. Does solifenacin cause weight gain/fluid or water retention?
Solifenacin has some side effects like fluid or water retention. It is not known to cause weight gain. If side effects are observed then consult the doctor immediately
Q. Does it affect the contraceptive pill?
It is not known to affect the contraceptive pill.
Q. Is Emgard same as Tamsulosin?
No, Emgard is not same as Tamsulosin. Both belong to different classes of drugs. Tamsulosin is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia whereas Emgard is used to treat overactive bladder.
Substitutes for Emgard Tablet
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