Vesicare Medication Uses
VESICARE is a medication used to reduce muscle spasms of the bladder and urinary tract. Some patients may also use it to treat symptoms of overactive bladder, such as frequent or urgent urination, and incontinence (urine leakage).
Take VESICARE as exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results.
Take VESICARE with water. VESICARE can be taken with or without food.
VESICARE may not be right for all patients. It is important for patients to discuss the risks and benefits of this medication.
You should not use VESICARE if you are allergic to solifenacin, or have certain conditions. Be sure your doctor knows if you have:
- untreated or uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma
- a stomach disorder causing delayed emptying
- if you are unable to urinate
- liver disease
- kidney disease
If you have any of these conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take VESICARE.
Serious side effects of VESICARE may include:
- hot, dry skin and extreme thirst
- severe stomach pain, or constipation for 3 days or longer
- pain or burning when you urinate
- urinating less than usual or not at all
Common side effects may include:
- dry mouth
- dry eyes, blurred vision
- mild constipation
- nausea, mild stomach pain or upset
- dizziness, tired feeling
- fever, sore throat, body aches, or other flu symptoms
Seek emergency medical attention if you have signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, difficulty breathing and/or swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about additional side effects or any side effect that bothers you or that do not go away.