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Exena 50 Tablet ER

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Product introduction

Exena 50 Tablet ER is used to treat symptoms of overactive bladder that includes increased or frequent urination, urgent need to urinate and inability to control urination. It helps to relax the muscle surrounding the bladder and increase it's ability to store urine.

Exena 50 Tablet ER is advised to take it in a dose and duration as per prescription. It can be taken with or without food. Swallow the medicine as a whole without crushing or chewing it. You should not stop taking the medicine without consulting the doctor as it may lead to the worsening of your symptoms. The course of the treatment should be completed for better efficacy of the medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine are constipation, headache, high blood pressure, nasal inflammation, and urinary tract infection. If any of the side effects bother you or persist, consult the doctor without delay.

Before receiving the treatment, inform your doctor if you are on any medication for any other health condition. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, tell your doctor prior to the treatment. Patients with liver or kidney disease must be cautious while receiving the prescription and they must receive regular follow-ups as per the doctor’s advice.

Uses of Exena Tablet ER

Benefits of Exena Tablet ER

In Treatment of Overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms

Exena 50 Tablet ER helps to treat uncontrollable contractions (spasms) of the bladder muscles that cause frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, and inability to control the passing of urine. It also relieves painful, or frequent urination and reduces the urgency to urinate that may occur with some infections of the urinary tract. This way it helps manage the overactive bladder symptoms efficiently.

Side effects of Exena Tablet ER

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Exena

  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • High blood pressure
  • Nasal inflammation
  • Urinary tract infection

How to use Exena Tablet ER

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. Exena 50 Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Exena Tablet ER works

Exena 50 Tablet ER is a beta 3-receptor agonist. It works by activating the receptor in the bladder, causing the bladder muscles to relax. It prevents frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Exena 50 Tablet ER. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Exena 50 Tablet ER may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Exena 50 Tablet ER is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Exena 50 Tablet ER does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Exena 50 Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Exena 50 Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Exena 50 Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Exena 50 Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Exena 50 Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Quick tips

  • Exena 50 Tablet ER helps you to have better control over your urination. It relaxes your bladder which increases its capacity to hold urine thereby reducing the need to pass urine.
  • It causes less drowsiness and constipation than other medicines for overactive bladder.
  • It may raise your blood pressure. Monitor your blood pressure regularly.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine if you do not notice an improvement in your symptoms as it may take some time for your bladder to adapt and your symptoms to improve.
     

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Anilide Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
UROLOGY
Action Class
Selective beta 3-adrenoceptor agonist (Bladder)

Patient concerns

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I feel some time to urine again after urine but no pain fever burning sensation last time I show to one doctor can u check the report is any abnormal This microsopic report is normal
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Urology
U may be having overactive bladder get urodynamics bladder pressure study
Sir my daughter PATIENT a uti patient.puss cells are 10-15 .urine culture is normal. Usg shows overactive bladder she is taking dariff And contiflo.how much time will it take for her treatment with this medicine.
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Urology
y is she taking contiflo icon for overactive bladder
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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Exena 50 Tablet ER to show its effects?

You may see the full benefits of Exena 50 Tablet ER after 8 weeks of starting the treatment or longer. Depending on how well the medicine suits and affects the patient, the dose can be increased after 4-8 weeks.

Q. Can I stop taking Exena 50 Tablet ER if I start feeling better?

No, do not stop taking Exena 50 Tablet ER even if you start feeling better. This medicine does not cure overactive bladder but relieves the symptoms of urgency, frequency and incontinence (unable to control when you empty your bladder). Stopping treatment may result in a recurrence of the symptoms of overactive bladder.

Q. Does Exena 50 Tablet ER cause loss of sleep?

No, Exena 50 Tablet ER does not affect your sleep. However, if you are having any problems related to your sleep, talk to your doctor.

Q. What is the effect of Exena 50 Tablet ER in children?

It is best to avoid the use of Exena 50 Tablet ER in children because its effectiveness and side effects in children (age < 18 years) have not been studied yet.

Q. Can I take Exena 50 Tablet ER off and on?

No, you need to take it daily as directed by your doctor since it controls your condition and does not cure it. Your bladder takes time to adapt to the medicine, so if you take it off and on, you will not get the desired benefits and your symptoms will recur.

Q. Does Exena 50 Tablet ER affect the kidneys?

Infection of kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder or urethra is a common side effect of Exena 50 Tablet ER but does not affect everyone. Very few patients have reported of developing renal stones and bladder pain with the use of Exena 50 Tablet ER. Also, patients with compromised kidney function should be careful while using Exena 50 Tablet ER and report any unwanted symptoms related to kidneys to the consulting doctor.

Q. Do I need to be careful while taking Exena 50 Tablet ER if I am taking medicines to control my blood pressure?

Yes, you need to be careful while taking Exena 50 Tablet ER if you have high blood pressure. Keep a regular check on your blood pressure since Exena 50 Tablet ER can cause an increase in blood pressure in some people. It should not be used in patients with severe uncontrolled hypertension.

Q. What if I accidentally take more than the required dose of Exena 50 Tablet ER?

You should seek urgent medical attention even if do not feel any discomfort. Overdose of Exena 50 Tablet ER may increase your pulse rate and blood pressure. As a result of this, you may experience severe headache, palpitations, chest pain and fatigue.

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Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: November, 2022

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