Generic Name: fesoterodine, Oral tablet

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Highlights for fesoterodine

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FESOTERODINE (fes oh TER oh deen) is used to treat overactive bladder. This medicine reduces the amount of bathroom visits.
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Talk to your healthcare provider if you have any of these conditions.
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Know what to watch for and get tips for reducing your risks while taking this drug.
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fesoterodine Side Effects

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:\n-allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue\n-breathing problems\n-chest pain\n-fast, irregular heartbeat\n-fever\n-swelling of the ankles, feet, hands\n-trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine\n \nSide effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):\n-changes in vision\n-constipation\n-dizziness\n-dry eyes or mouth\n-nausea\n-stomach upset\n-tiredness

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fesoterodine May Interact with Other Medications

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  • antihistamines for allergy, cough and cold\n-atropine\n-certain medicines for bladder problems like oxybutynin, tolterodine\n-certain medicines for Parkinson's disease like benztropine, trihexyphenidyl\n-certain medicines for stomach problems like dicyclomine, hyoscyamine\n-certain medicines for travel sickness like scopolamine\n-clarithromycin\n-ipratropium\n-itraconazole\n-ketoconazole\n-rifampin
Disclaimer: Our goal is to provide you with the most relevant and current information. However, because drugs interact differently in each person, we cannot guarantee that this information includes all possible interactions. This information is not a substitute for medical advice. Always speak with your healthcare provider about possible interactions with all prescription drugs, vitamins, herbs and supplements, and over-the-counter drugs that you are taking.
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How to Use fesoterodine

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Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Do not cut, crush or chew this medicine. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.\n\nTalk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:\n-difficulty passing urine\n-glaucoma\n-intestinal obstruction\n-kidney disease\n-liver disease\n-an unusual or allergic reaction to fesoterodine, tolterodine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives\n-pregnant or trying to get pregnant\n-breast-feeding

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

It may take 2 or 3 months to notice the full benefit from this medicine. Your health care professional may also recommend techniques that may help improve control of your bladder and sphincter muscles. These techniques will help you need the bathroom less frequently.\n\nYou may need to limit your intake of tea, coffee, caffeinated sodas, and alcohol. These drinks may make your symptoms worse. Keeping healthy bowel habits may lessen bladder symptoms. If you currently smoke, quitting smoking may help reduce irritation to the bladder muscle.\n\nYou may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this drug affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells.\n\nYour mouth may get dry. Chewing sugarless gum or sucking hard candy and drinking plenty of water will help.\n\nThis medicine may cause dry eyes and blurred vision. If you wear contact lenses you may feel some discomfort. Lubricating drops may help. See your eye doctor if the problem does not go away or is severe.

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.\n\nStore at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Protect from moisture. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

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