You should not take fesoterodine if you have untreated or uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma, or if you have a blockage of the urinary tract, stomach, or intestines.
Fesoterodine reduces spasms of the bladder muscles.
Fesoterodine is used to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of urinary frequency, urgency, and incontinence.
Fesoterodine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to fesoterodine or tolterodine (Detrol), or if you have:
To make sure fesoterodine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether fesoterodine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.
It is not known whether fesoterodine passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Fesoterodine is not for use in children.
Adults who are 75 years or older may be more likely to have side effects from this medicine.
Fesoterodine is usually taken once daily. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Take this medicine with a full glass of water.
You may take fesoterodine with or without food.
Do not crush, chew, or break an extended-release tablet. Swallow it whole.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
This medicine may cause blurred vision and may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Fesoterodine can decrease sweating and you may be more prone to heat stroke.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of fesoterodine.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using fesoterodine and call your doctor at once if you have:
Common side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Other drugs may interact with fesoterodine, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.
Your pharmacist can provide more information about fesoterodine.