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Emgard 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Emgard 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Emgard 5mg Tablet

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₹19/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Emgard Tablet

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Uses of Emgard Tablet

Emgard 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms. OAB is a collection of urinary symptoms, including frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, and inability to control urination.
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Emgard Tablet side effects

Common

Dryness in mouth, Nausea, Constipation, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, Blurred vision.

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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. Emgard 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Emgard Tablet works

Emgard 5mg Tablet is an antimuscarinic. It 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

  • Reduces abnormal contractions of bladder.
  • Can take up to 4 weeks before you see an improvement in your symptoms.
  • Helpful in men with urinary symptoms caused by enlarged prostate.
  • Avoid caffeine, alcohol or carbonated drinks as they can worsen your symptoms.
  • Side effects are mild and usually include dry mouth and eyes, constipation, difficulty urinating, blurred vision and sleepiness.
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Emgard Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Emgard Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Emgard 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
Lactation
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.
Long-term use of Emgard 5mg Tablet might reduce milk production, and cause constipation, dry mouth and urine infection in the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Emgard 5mg Tablet may cause blurred vision and sometimes sleepiness or tiredness which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Emgard 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Emgard 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Emgard 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients undergoing kidney dialysis.
Liver
CAUTION
Emgard 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Emgard 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Emgard 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Emgard Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Emgard 5mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Emgard Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Emgard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Emgard with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet
Emgard with Felodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Felodipine: Plendil, Felogard
Emgard with Ulinastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ulinastatin: U Tryp, Upxiga, U Bet, Ullinase
Emgard with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln, Beniflo, Bengreat, Beniduce, Benlong, Benipres
Emgard with Camostat
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Camostat: Camopan
Emgard with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S
Emgard with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec, Nimodip
Emgard with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc, Lerez, Larpin, Lerka
Emgard with Nitrendipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif, Nitrepin
Emgard with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Emgard with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Emgard with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin, Exact, Coxid, Gocox, Rifampila, Tricin, Rimpin, RF
Emgard with Lacidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacidipine: Sinopil, Lacivas
Emgard with Clinidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clinidipine: Nelovin Forte
Emgard with Efonidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Efonidipine: Efnocar, Efonta
Emgard with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
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