Vesicare (Solifenacin) is used to treat an overactive bladder. By relaxing the muscles in the bladder, solifenacin improves your ability to control your urination. It helps to reduce leaking of urine, feelings of needing to urinate right away, and frequent trips to the bathroom. This medication belongs to the class of drugs known as antispasmodics. Solifenacin (Generic) is available for purchase in addition to the brand name Vesicare.
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor promptly.
Q: Why is Vesicare prescribed?
A: This medication is used to treat an overactive bladder.
Q: Are there any precautions I should take before taking Vesicare?
A: If you are pregnant or breast-feeding you need to speak with your doctor about this medication. See the Cautions section for more.
Q: Are there any side effects of Vesicare?
A: You may experience blurred vision and dry mouth. See Side Effects section for more details.
Q: What is I miss a dose of Vesicare?
A: Take the missed dose on the same day you remember it. Take your next dose at the regular time the next day and stay on your once-daily schedule. Do not take 2 doses on the same day.
Q: How should I store this medication?
A: Vesicare should be stored at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.