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trospium CHLORIDE ER

Common Brand(S): Sanctura XR

Generic Name(S): trospium

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Uses

This medication is used to treat an overactive bladder. By relaxing the muscles in the bladder, trospium improves your ability to control your urination. It helps to reduce leaking of urine, feelings of needing to urinate right away, and frequent trips to the bathroom. Trospium belongs to a class of drugs known as antispasmodics. It is also known as an antimuscarinic.

How to use trospium CHLORIDE ER

Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using trospium and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this medication by mouth on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before a meal, usually once daily or as directed by your doctor.

Swallow the capsule whole. Do not crush or chew the capsule. Also avoid drinking alcohol or taking any product containing alcohol for 2 hours before and after taking this medication. Alcohol can destroy the long action of the drug and may increase side effects.

If you cannot swallow the capsule, you may open the capsule and place the beads in a small amount of water or directly onto the tongue. Do not crush or chew the beads because doing so may cause the drug to be released too quickly, increasing side effects. Swallow all of the beads right away.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.

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