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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 should I discuss with my health care provider before taking darifenacin (Enablex)?
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to darifenacin, or have certain conditions. Be sure your doctor knows if you have:
- untreated or uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma;
- a stomach disorder causing delayed emptying; or
- if you are unable to urinate.
Before using darifenacin, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have:
- liver disease;
- ulcerative colitis;
- a blockage in your stomach or intestines; or
- a muscle disorder such as myasthenia gravis.
If you have any of these conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take darifenacin.
FDA pregnancy category C. This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.
It is not known whether darifenacin passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
How should I take darifenacin (Enablex)?
Take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take it in larger amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
Take this medicine with water.
Darifenacin can be taken with or without food.
Store darifenacin at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.
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