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 Toviaz Fesoterodine Fumarate

Fesoterodine (INN, used as the fumarate under the brand name Toviaz) is an antimuscarinic drug developed by Schwarz Pharma AG to treat overactive bladder syndrome (OAB).[1] It was approved by the European Medicines Agency in April 2007,[2] the US Food and Drug Administration on October 31, 2008 [3] and Health Canada on February 9, 2012.[4] Fesoterodine is a prodrug. It is broken down into its active metabolite, desfesoterodine, ...
Toviaz

Dr. gave samples of Toviaz to husband for his urinary urgency problem, now husband wants to fill a prescription and after finding out the cost, I don't think we can afford this drug. Is there any other over active bladder meds that are not so pricey? ...

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Ditropan Vs Toviaz

Are ditropan and Toviaz`in the same family of meds? ## Hi Lynn, To answer your question directly, Toviaz (Fesoterodine) is in a class of medications called antimuscarinics. It works by relaxing the bladder muscles to prevent urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination. Ditropan (Oxybutynin) is in a class of medications called anticholinergics. Although it also works by relaxing the bladder muscles to prevent urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination. That said, they are in different drug categories, but nevertheless, they are indicated to perform in the same manner. I hope this helps answer your question! ...

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toviaz quit working

After taking for 5 years, toviaz just quit working. Is it normal to build up a resistance? Will it start working again if I keep using it? ## Hello, Corky! How are you? Yes, our bodies will eventually become tolerant to anything that we ingest regularly for a long period of time. There is no precise time frame for it, it varies from person to person, but it is completely normal. And no, you'll most likely need to try a different medication. Taking a break from it, for awhile, may enable to work again for you, in the future. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Toviaz as possibly include nausea, dizziness, blurred vision and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Have you figured out what happened I had the same happen to me. ...

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Toviaz stops working

I have oab for about 3-4 years now and I have been take toviaz for that time. During my vacation I need to urinate a lot, but I never consumed that much liquid. When I got back towards the afternoon I'd have my symptoms of oab come back. Now I take toviaz and only feel the side affects and I have the urge to urinate all the time. Is this still oab? Or something else, or is it just time for a new oab drug? ## Hello, Marshel! How are you doing? Has there been any change? It is really hard to say, how much liquid did you consume? What side effects are you experiencing? The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and blurry vision. Are you on any other medications? ## No other side effects. Now when I take the medication the side effects are... ...

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Side effects of Toviaz

Did anyone have heart palpitations while taking Toviaz? I took it for 6 days and last night had heart palpitations for 5 hours. I also started the estrogen drug Osphena on the same day. Thank you. ## Hi Maryann, Sorry to hear about your symptoms. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), "fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse" is listed as a potentially serious side effect of Toviaz (Fesoterodine) that should be reported to your doctor immediately. Source: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0044579/#DDIC602825.side_effects_section Additionally, MedlinePlus.gov lists "pain in your chest with or without shortness of breath, weakness, and fatigue" as a serious side effect of Osphena (Ospemifene) that you should notify your doctor about as well. S... ...

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Toviaz 4 mg every other day

Has anyone taken toviaz 4 mg every other day to reduce constipation and found it still provides relief? ## has anyone taken toviaz 4 mg daily and then reduced it to every other day to help with the side effect of constipation and found they still get relief for over active bladder? ## Hello, Festus! How are you? Have you tried it, yet? It may be worth trying, if your doctor approves. However, have you tried anything else to alleviate the constipation, such as fiber supplements? The FDA lists the other typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness and blurred vision. ## I have been taking Toviaz since October and I had pro vaginal sling surgery in December. How long do I need to continue to take this medication? ...

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Oxybutynin versus toviaz

Does toviaz have less side effects than oxybutynin ## No, it doesn't appear to, it seems the side effect risks are about the same, blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness and decreased ability to sweat. Learn more Toviaz details here. However, if you're experiencing a lot of side effects with the Oxybutynin, then you may want to try it, because you may experience less with the Toviaz, depending on how your body reacts to it. Learn more Oxybutynin details here. I really didn't like the Oxybutynin when I tried it, it would often make me so dizzy that I'd end up getting sick. What types of side effects are you currently experiencing? ## Since starting oxybutynin I've had dry mouth sickness depression has anyone else experienced these symptoms ...

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Toviaz has stopped working

I have been taking Toviaz for several years with great results. Recently it has stopped working and my old symptoms have returned. I have heard that I can stop taking it and then reintroduce it again at a later date. Does anyone know how long I should leave it off for? ...

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Toviaz reviews and how it works

Hi. I'm having a little urinary incontinence trouble and would like to find out how Toviaz (fesoterodine fumarate) works, how good it works, and when are the times after consumption when it works best? Thank you all in advance for your replies. Hang in there guys. Love you all. ## Fesoterodine works as a bladder relaxant, so it stops the spasms that cause you to feel the need to urinate frequently. As to how good it works, or the times it works best, there really is no pat answer that can be given, since it can vary from person to person. Has your doctor prescribed it for you? If so, have you tried it, yet? Its side effects may include dry mouth, dizziness, constipation, cough, and stomach pain. ...

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Ataxia And Toviaz Side Effects

CAN TOVIAZ TAKEN FOR A FEW YEARS MIMIC SYMPTOMS OF ATAXIA? i AM A PETITE WOMEN OF 95 LBS - 125 LBS (DIFFERENCES DUE TO SURGERIES) ## Medications can effect everyone differently, so I can't really say if something might cause problems down the road. Side effects of this medication can include any of the following: -chest pain, fast or uneven heart rate; -swelling of your hands or feet; -urinating less than usual or not at all; or -painful or difficult urination. -dry mouth, dry eyes; -blurred vision; -dizziness, drowsiness; -constipation; -stomach pain or upset; -cough, dry throat; -back pain; or -sleep problems (insomnia). Comparing the side effects listed here in relation to ataxia symptoms, the only symptoms that I see possible are "having difficulty swallowing" and "l... ...

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Toviaz stopped working after 4 weeks

I started taking Toviaz to help with my frequent urination. It worked great for about 4 weeks but then it lost its effectiveness. My urologist said that that didn't make sense. That's what happened though. He said I hadn't been on it long enough to build up a tolerance to it. Has anyone else who has been on it experienced the loss of effectiveness after such a short period of time? I'm a 45 year old male. ## Hello, Shane! How are you? It is very odd for it to lose effectiveness that fast, but not impossible. That's just what happens with some people. What other medications have you tried to treat this issue? Is it being caused by a prostate issue? If so, worsening of that may also have contributed. ## I had the same experience with Toviaz, Detrol, and Myrbetriq. My d... ...

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can this pill be cut toviaz 8 mg in half

can i cut toviaz 8 mg er in half to take 4 mg? ## Hello, Ivonne! How are you? The ER designates this medication as being time released, so no, you cannot safely cut it, because that may cause you to get too much of the medication, at once, which may result in overdose. The FDA lists this medication as being used to treat overactive bladder. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, dry eyes and blurred vision. Is there anything else I can help with? ...

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Detrol Dl, Ditropan, Versicare or Toviaz

Which of these drugs is better to treat male incontinence? I can empty my bladder normally, but when I have to do it, I have to go in a hurry, before I wet my pants. ## What medication is more effective for Diabetis? ## What has your doctor advised you to use for either problem? All of the medications you listed, as well as antidiabetic medications have been shown to be effective at treating the conditions they are intended to treat. That is why they have been approved by the FDA and are on the market. There is, however, no way to say which will be the most effective for you. The best thing to do is to discuss it with your doctor and try the medications that they recommend. ...

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Side Effects Of Toviaz Primarily If Intense Itching Is Common

My aunt, age 95, recently began taking Toviaz, along with Premarin cream, due to chronic incontinence. These meds helped her greatly, but now she has intense itching in the genital area and also her back. I have taken Premarin and believe it must be due to the Toviaz. Has anyone experienced a lot of itching from that medication? ## I am in the middle of intense itching in my vaginal area and trying to figure out why. I think you have answered my concern. I have been on Toviaz 4 days and the itching has gotten progressly worse until I think I may lose it. ## It is possibly an allergic reaction to the medication. It is warned about in the monographs and you should stop using it and contact your doctor, immediately. Susan, for your aunt, it could be either medication. Even though you didn&... ...

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Toviaz 4mg containing Fesoterodine Fumarate, Made by Pfizer Ltd.

Toviaz 4mg tabs were prescribed to me by my Urology Consultant after my TURP operation on 24th March 2014 while I was in U.K. These are for overactive bladder incontinence (men). I am unable to buy or find a Pharmacist who can get these tabs for me in Mumbai. I have tried the Chemists in Princess Street, Mumbai as well. Is there any equivalent brand name available in India? Other tabs like Proazasin are no good for me as they de-hydrate me completely and I faint while walking or standing. ...

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 Fesoterodine Fumarate

Fesoterodine (INN, used as the fumarate under the brand name Toviaz) is an antimuscarinic drug developed by Schwarz Pharma AG to treat overactive bladder syndrome (OAB).[1] It was approved by the European Medicines Agency in April 2007,[2] the US Food and Drug Administration on October 31, 2008 [3] and Health Canada on February 9, 2012.[4] Fesoterodine is a prodrug. It is broken down into its active metabolite, desfesoterodine, ...
Fesoterodine Fumarate

Is this essentially the same drug as Detrol LA and Diovan ## Fesoteridine is the active ingredient in Toviaz. No, it is not the same drug, but it is in the same drug class and has the same uses. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and vertigo. You can read more on them here: Actually, by looking at this, I see the Diovan is an entirely different drug class, unrelated to the other two. Is there anything else I can help you with? ...

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FT ephedrine

little white tablets with ft printed on them ## No, it's not ephedrine, these tablets are actually pale blue and are 8mg Toviaz tablets, used to treat overactive bladder. Is there anything else I can help you with? ...

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how long does toviaz stay in your system after you quit taking

I have been advised by my doctor to quit taking toviaz. How long will this medication stay in my system? ## I recently had a prostate biopsy. I've been taking anti biotics for an infection. This has gone on for 3 weeks. All this time I've had to urinat often. At nite it seems like every 10 to 15 minuets. My doctor gave me Toviaz to help. Had not taken any Toviaz since summer of last year. I took an 8mg tab last nite at 5:30 and haven't been able to urinat for 9 hours. Will this ware off or should I seek medical help. ## How long does Toviaz stay in your system after stopping it? ## I had severe fatigue while on Toviaz, so I stopped taking it. How long before it's completely out of your system? ## Its been 3 days and i still cant urinate when will it go away? ...

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