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    Flavoxate

    Information about Flavoxate

    Flavoxate uses

    Flavoxate is used in the treatment and prevention of muscle spasms of the urinary tract
    It can also be used to relieve symptoms which may occur as a result of surgery, cystoscopy or catheterization such as painful urination, excessive urination at night and the inability to control urine flow.

    How flavoxate works

    Flavoxate is anti-spasmodic. It works by relaxing muscles of the urinary bladder and prevents frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination, and relieves associated pain.

    Common side effects of flavoxate

    Nausea, Vomiting, Dry mouth, Headache, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Nervousness

    Available Medicine for Flavoxate

    • ₹284
      Walter Bushnell
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹142
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹119
      Mankind Pharma Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹137
      Cipla Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹142
      Overseas Healthcare Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹95
      Bennet Pharmaceuticals Limited
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹122
      Lupin Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹163
      Stadmed Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹135
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹154
      TTK Healthcare Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Flavoxate

    • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
    • Inform your doctor if you have glaucoma (a disease associated with increased eye pressure).
    • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
    • Not recommended for infants and children below 12 years of age.
    • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Chewing sugarless gum and drinking plenty of water may help.

    Frequently asked questions for Flavoxate

    Flavoxate

    Q. Is Flavoxate anticholinergic or narcotic or an antibiotic?
    Flavoxate is an anti-spasmodic, medicines which relieve and prevent muscle spasms
    Q. What is Flavoxate?
    Flavoxate it belongs to a group of medicines which relieve and prevent muscle spasms. Flavoxate is used to treat muscle spasms of the urinary tract which may be a result of inflammation of the bladder, prostate gland or urethra. It can also be used to relieve symptoms due to surgery, cystoscopy or catheterisation like painful urination, excessive urination at night and the inability to control urine flow. Flavoxate is an anti-spasmodic, medicines which relieve and prevent muscle spasms. It works by reducing the muscle contractions of your bladder and increasing the volume of urine that your bladder can hold. This will help reduce your symptoms of passing urine unexpectedly and frequently.

    Content on this page was last updated on 08 November, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)