EMGARD 5MG TABLET

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Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for EMGARD 5MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Driving
190
₹19.0/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 urinary bladder.
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Side effects of EMGARD TABLET

Common

Dry 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. 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for EMGARD 5MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Emgard 5mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
AMCARD 5MG TABLET, EPSOLIN 50MG/2ML INJECTION, CILOGARD 10MG TABLET, AMDEPIN 2.5MG TABLET

Patient Concerns

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 Solifenacin same as Tamsulosin?
No, Solifenacin is not same as Tamsulosin. Both belong to different classes of drugs. Tamsulosin is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia whereas Solifenacin is used to treat overactive bladder.
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