Solicept 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Solicept 5mg Tablet

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₹24.9/Tablet
15 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Solicept Tablet

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Uses of Solicept Tablet

Solicept 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of overactive urinary bladder.
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Side effects of Solicept Tablet

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Dry mouth, Nausea, Constipation, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, Blurred vision.

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How to use Solicept 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 Solicept 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Solicept Tablet works

Solicept 5mg tablet works by relaxing muscles of the urinary bladder and prevents frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination.

In Depth Information on Solicept Tablet

Expert advice for Solicept 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Solicept 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
Solicept 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
Solicept 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 Solicept 5mg Tablet might reduce milk production, and cause constipation, dry mouth and urine infection in the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Solicept 5mg Tablet may cause blurred vision and sometimes sleepiness or tiredness which may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Solicept 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Solicept 5mg Tablet is recommended.

Caution should be used in patients with severe renal impairment.
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Liver
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

Patient Concerns

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