Vesiact 5 mg Tablet


Uses of Vesiact Tablet

Vesiact 5 mg 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.

Vesiact Tablet side effects

  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Stomach upset
  • Dyspepsia

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

How Vesiact Tablet works

Vesiact 5 mg Tablet is an antimuscarinic. It works by relaxing muscles of the urinary bladder to prevent frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination.

Vesiact Tablet related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Vesiact 5 mg 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.
Vesiact 5 mg 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 Vesiact 5 mg Tablet might reduce milk production, and cause constipation, dry mouth and urine infection in the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Vesiact 5 mg Tablet may cause blurred vision and sometimes sleepiness or tiredness which may affect your ability to drive.
Vesiact 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vesiact 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Vesiact 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients undergoing kidney dialysis.
Vesiact 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vesiact 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Vesiact 5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Vesiact Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Vesiact 5 mg 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Vesiact 5 mg Tablet helps you to have better control over your urination by relaxing your bladder which increases its capacity to hold urine thereby reducing the need to pass urine.
  • It may cause blurred vision, fatigue and sleepiness. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires focus.
  • If may cause dry mouth. Try chewing on sugar-free gum or taking small sips of water.
  • Avoid caffeine, alcohol or carbonated drinks as they can worsen your symptoms.
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Vesiact with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam
Brand(s): Antep
Brand(s): Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
Brand(s): Shinosun
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
Brand(s): Benikite
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure

User Feedback


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 Vesiact same as Tamsulosin?

No, Vesiact is not same as Tamsulosin. Both belong to different classes of drugs. Tamsulosin is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia whereas Vesiact is used to treat overactive bladder.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2018.
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