This drug may make you drowsy or cause blurred vision.
Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
This medication may make you sweat less, making you more likely to get heat stroke
Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially drowsiness, confusion, constipation, or trouble urinating. Drowsiness and confusion can increase the risk of falling.
- Allergy: Before taking solifenacin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.
- Medical History: Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you had: difficulty urinating (urinary retention), other bladder problems (such as bladder outflow obstruction), stomach/intestinal blockage (gastric retention), personal or family history of glaucoma (angle-closure type), liver disease, bowel disease (such as ulcerative colitis), slowed movement of stomach/intestines, constipation, kidney disease, enlarged prostate, a certain muscle/nerve disease (myasthenia gravis).
- Anaphylactic reactions: Angioedema of the face, lips, tongue, and/or larynx have been reported with solifenacin. In some cases angioedema occurred after the first dose.
- Urinary retention
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Central nervous system effects: A variety of CNS anticholinergic effects have been reported, including headache, confusion, hallucinations and somnolence. If a patient experiences anticholinergic CNS effects, dose reduction or drug discontinuation should be considered.
Pregnancy Risk: Category C- During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Breastfeeding: It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
- Some products that may interact with this drug include: pramlintide, potassium tablets/capsules.
- Other medications can affect the removal of solifenacin from your body, which may affect how solifenacin works. Examples include certain azole antifungals (such as itraconazole, ketoconazole), among others.