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, Dryness in mouth, Headache, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Nervousness
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Expert advice for Flavoxate

  • Flavoxate helps in the treatment and prevention of muscle spasms of the urinary tract.
  • It may also be used to relieve symptoms such as painful urination, excessive urination at night and the inability to control urine flow.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid caffeine, alcohol or carbonated drinks as they can worsen your symptoms.
  • It may cause dizziness and blurring of vision. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Chewing sugarless gum and drinking plenty of water may help.
  • Inform your doctor if you have glaucoma (a disease associated with increased eye pressure).

Frequently asked questions for Flavoxate

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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.

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