Other medicines and Vesicare: The doctor or pharmacist must know if the patient is taking or have recently taken or might take other medicines.
It is especially important to inform the doctor if taking: Other anticholinergic medicines, effects and side effects of both medications can be enhanced.
Cholinergics as they can reduce the effect of Vesicare.
Medicines, like metoclopramide and cisapride, which make the digestive system work faster. Vesicare can reduce their effect.
Medicines, like ketoconazole, ritonavir, nelfinavir, itraconazole, verapamil and diltiazem, which decrease the rate at which Vesicare is broken down by the body.
Medicines like rifampicin, phenytoin and carbamazepine, as they may increase the rate at which Vesicare is broken down by the body.
Medicines such as bisphosphonates, that can cause or exacerbate inflammation of the gullet (oesophagitis).
Vesicare with food and drink: Vesicare can be taken with or without food, depending on the preference.