- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Sanctura* used for?
Generic for Sanctura* (Trospium) is an antimuscarinic medication used to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of urinary incontinence (loss of bladder control), urinary urgency, and urinary frequency. It belongs to a class of drugs known as antispasmodics, which relieves spasms of the bladder. Generic for Sanctura* works by relaxing the muscles in the bladder. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Sanctura*?
The dosage of Generic for Sanctura* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Generic for Sanctura* on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before your meal.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Sanctura*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Sanctura* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Sanctura*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Sanctura*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Sanctura*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Sanctura*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Sanctura*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Sanctura* can interact with other antimuscarinic drugs, certain anti-Parkinson's drugs, certain antihistamines, muscle relaxants, and narcotic pain relievers.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Sanctura*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Sanctura* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Sanctura* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Sanctura* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Sanctura* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Sanctura* can cause side effects such as headache, dry eyes, blurred vision, dry mouth, constipation, gas, cough, and diarrhea. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Sanctura*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Sanctura*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Sanctura* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Sanctura*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Sanctura*?
How will Generic for Sanctura* work in my body?
How should Generic for Sanctura* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Sanctura* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Sanctura* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.