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Enablex Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is darifenacin (Enablex)?
- What are the possible side effects of darifenacin (Enablex)?
- What is the most important information I should know about darifenacin (Enablex)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking darifenacin (Enablex)?
- How should I take darifenacin (Enablex)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Enablex)?
- What happens if I overdose (Enablex)?
- What should I avoid while taking darifenacin (Enablex)?
- What other drugs will affect darifenacin (Enablex)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Enablex)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Enablex)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include severe constipation or stomach pain, extreme weakness, or urinating less than usual or not at all.
What should I avoid while taking darifenacin (Enablex)?
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Darifenacin can decrease perspiration and you may be more prone to heat stroke.
Darifenacin can cause side effects that may impair your vision or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
What other drugs will affect darifenacin (Enablex)?
The following drugs can interact with darifenacin. Tell your doctor if you are using any of these:
- flecainide (Tambocor);
- thioridazine (Mellaril);
- atropine (Atreza, Sal-Tropine), belladonna (Donnatal, and others), benztropine (Cogentin), dimenhydrinate (Dramamine), methscopolamine (Pamine), or scopolamine (Transderm Scop);
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin) or erythromycin (E.E.S., E-Mycin, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin);
- an antidepressant such as amitriptyline (Elavil, Vanatrip, Limbitrol), clomipramine (Anafranil), desipramine (Norpramin), doxepin (Sinequan, Silenor), imipramine (Janimine, Tofranil), nefazadone, or nortriptyline (Pamelor);
- an antifungal medication such as itraconazole (Sporanox) or ketoconazole (Nizoral);
- bronchodilators such as ipratroprium (Atrovent) or tiotropium (Spiriva);
- HIV/AIDS medicine such as nelfinavir (Viracept) or ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra);
- irritable bowel medicines such as dicyclomine (Bentyl), hyoscyamine (Hyomax), or propantheline (Pro Banthine);
- other bladder or urinary medicines such as flavoxate (Urispas), oxybutynin (Ditropan, Oxytrol), tolterodine (Detrol), or solifenacin (Vesicare); or
- ulcer medications such as glycopyrrolate (Robinul) or mepenzolate (Cantil).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with darifenacin. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about darifenacin.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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