SOLITEN 5 MG TABLET

SKU: AH_MH_PDP_6664 Category:

Generic : Solifenacin (5mg)

Treatment : Overactive Bladder (OAB) Symptoms

Pack size  : 10 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$7.30

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Soliten 5mg Tablet is a muscarinic antagonist that is used in the treatment of overactive bladder. It relieves urinary symptoms like frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, and inability to control urination.

Soliten 5mg Tablet is advised to take it in a dose and duration as per prescription. It can be taken with or without food. Swallow the medicine as a whole without crushing or chewing it. You should not stop taking the medicine without consulting the doctor as it may lead to the worsening of your symptoms. The course of the treatment should be completed for better efficacy of the medicine.

Before receiving the treatment, inform your doctor if you are on any medication for any other health condition. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, tell your doctor prior to the treatment. Patients with liver or kidney disease must be cautious while receiving the prescription, and they must receive regular follow-ups as per the doctor’s advice.

 

BENEFITS OF SOLITEN TABLET

In Treatment of Overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms

Soliten 5mg Tablet helps to treat uncontrollable contractions (spasms) of the bladder muscles that causes frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, and inability to control passing of urine. It also relieves painful, or frequent urination and reduces urgency to urinate that may occur with some infections of the urinary tract. This way it helps manage the overactive bladder symptoms efficiently.

 

HOW TO USE SOLITEN TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Soliten 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

 

HOW SOLITEN TABLET WORKS

Soliten 5mg Tablet is an antimuscarinic. It works by relaxing muscles of the urinary bladder to prevent frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Soliten 5mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Soliten 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Soliten 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Long-term use of Soliten 5mg Tablet might reduce milk production, and cause constipation, dry mouth and urine infection in the baby.
warnings

Driving

UNSAFE
Soliten 5mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Soliten 5mg Tablet may cause blurred vision and sometimes sleepiness or tiredness which may affect your ability to drive.
warnings

Kidney

CAUTION
Soliten 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Soliten 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Soliten 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients undergoing kidney dialysis.
warnings

Liver

CAUTION
Soliten 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Soliten 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Soliten 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • METOCLOPRAMIDE
  • CISAPRIDE
  • KETOCONAZOLE
  • RITONAVIR
  • NELFINAVIR
  • ITRACONAZOLE
  • VERAPAMIL
  • DILTIAZEM
  • RIFAMPICIN
  • PHENYTOIN
  • CARBAMAZEPINE

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE SOLITEN TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Soliten 5mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Soliten

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Constipation
  • Blurred vision
  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Urinary tract infection

FAQ's

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Q. Does Soliten 5mg Tablet start working right away?

Soliten 5mg Tablet may start showing improvement in symptoms of overactive bladder within a week. However, it may take up to 4 weeks to show maximum benefits. This may vary from person to person. Do not stop taking it even if considerable improvement is not observed, but consult with the doctor.

Q. When should Soliten 5mg Tablet be taken?

Soliten 5mg Tablet should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Generally, it is recommended that the medicine should be taken once daily, preferably at the same time. It can be taken with or without food.

Q. Can Soliten 5mg Tablet be taken by anyone?

Soliten 5mg Tablet is to be prescribed by the doctor only. This medicine is meant for adults. Its consumption should be avoided by patients who are allergic to Soliten 5mg Tablet, who are unable to empty their bladder (urinary retention), have delayed or slow emptying of the stomach (gastric obstruction), or have increased pressure in eyes with vision problems (narrow angle glaucoma).

Q. Does Soliten 5mg Tablet cause dementia?

In rare cases, Soliten 5mg Tablet may cause confusion and hallucinations (seeing things or hearing voices that do not exist) as side effects. It may also cause delirium in very few people (disturbed state of mind characterized by restlessness, illusions, and incoherence). Though there are studies which support that Soliten 5mg Tablet may cause dementia, it is still to be confirmed.

Q. What should I avoid while on Soliten 5mg Tablet?

You should avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if you experience drowsiness or blurred vision while taking Soliten 5mg Tablet, as it can be dangerous.

Q. What is overactive bladder?

Overactive bladder is a condition where the nerve signals coming from the brain directs your bladder to empty even when it is not full. Consequently, this may affect a person’s ability to control bladder contractions. Rapid uncontrollable contractions cause symptoms of overactive bladder which are urinary frequency, urinary urgency, and urinary incontinence (leakage).

Q. Do I need to take Soliten 5mg Tablet everyday?

Yes, Soliten 5mg Tablet needs to be taken once daily as advised by your doctor. You should not take it only when the symptoms are bothersome as it will not work properly. Furthermore, if you forget to take a dose, continue taking it next day as per the prescribed schedule. Additionally, it is advised to not take 2 doses on the same day.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10

pack form  – tablet

 

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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