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Flavoxate - Oral - Patient Medicine Information

> Why do I need this medicine?
> How do I take this medicine?
> What should I do if I have forgotten to take this medicine?
> When should I not use this medicine?
> What should I take note of while taking this medicine?
> What side effects could I experience?
> Can I take this with other medicines?
> What special dietary instructions should I follow?
> How should I store this medicine?

 
Available Brands

Other Known Brands
  • Cleanxate    
  • Uroxate    

Why do I need this medicine?

Flavoxate belongs to a group of medicines known as antispasmodics. This medicine works by relieving muscle spasms of the urinary tract. It is used to relieve symptoms such as painful urination, increased frequency of urination especially in the night, and difficulty in controlling the bladder.

How do I take this medicine?

Take Flavoxate exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

This medicine may be taken with or without food. Try to take it the same time each day.

What should I do if I have forgotten to take this medicine?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule.

DO NOT double a dose under any circumstances.

If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.

When should I not use this medicine?

Alert your doctor if you have:

- diseases that causes blockage in the stomach, intestines or urinary tract
- difficulty in swallowing
- bleeding in the stomach or intestines
as this medicine may not be suitable for you.

What should I take note of while taking this medicine?

Inform your doctor if you have increased pressure in the eye (glaucoma).

Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

What side effects could I experience?

Flavoxate may cause drowsiness, dizziness or blurred vision. If affected, do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert.

Other side effects include any of the following: headache, rashes, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dry mouth, painful urination, palpitation and nervousness.

Inform your doctor if any of these side effects do not go away or are severe, or if you experience other side effects.

Can I take this with other medicines?

Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

What special dietary instructions should I follow?

Avoid alcohol.

How should I store this medicine?

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.

Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

This information is independently developed by MIMS based on Flavoxate - Oral and is provided for your reference only. It is not a replacement for and should only be used in conjunction with full consultation with a licensed healthcare professional, the information provided by your pharmacist and/or the manufacturer of the medication. It may not contain all the available information you require and cannot substitute professional medical care, nor does it take into account all individual circumstances. Although great effort has been made to ensure content accuracy, we shall not be held responsible or liable for any claims or damages arising from the use or misuse of the information contained herein, its contents or omissions, or otherwise. Copyright © 2019 MIMS. All rights reserved. Powered by MIMS.com

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