ZEVESIN . 5 mg
When Zevesin is adopted, the active ingredient solifenacin is released in your body. Solifenacin belongs to a group of medicines called anticholinergic drugs.
ZEVESIN . 5 mg
What Zevesin and what it is used?
Zevesin is a medicine used to treat overactive bladder. Symptoms include the need to enter the toilet often go to the toilet and wetting yourself if you do not take time in the toilet.
When Zevesin is adopted, the active ingredient solifenacin is released in your body. Solifenacin belongs to a group of medicines called anticholinergic drugs. This means that affect specific cells by reducing the activity of your bladder and helps control it
Before you take Zevesin?
Do not take Zevesin:
If you are allergic or hypersensitive to Zevesin, solifenacin or any of the excipients;
If you are undergoing hemodialysis;
If you have been treated with drugs that reduce the secretion of Zevesin Zevesin of the body suffering from severe kidney disease or moderate liver disease;
If you are informed by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars;
If you have severe liver disease.
Zevesin Do not take if you have or are at risk to suffer from:
Inability to separate urine or emptying the bladder;
Severe stomach and intestinal conditions;
Muscle disease called myasthenia gravis, which can lead to a weakening of some muscles;
Increased intraocular pressure with gradual loss of vision.
Take special care with Zevesin:
If you suffer from obstruction of bladder outflow at risk for urinary retention
Gastrointestinal obstructive disorders
Reduced risk of gastrointestinal motolitet
Suffer from reflux disease or have hiatus hernia
If you have severe kidney disease that prevents you from taking more than 5 mg per day
If you have moderate liver disease that prevents you from taking more than 5 mg per day
If you are taking medicines that reduce and remove Zevesin the body. Your doctor should tell you if any such case
If you have a group of symptoms caused by nerve damage some internal organs innervated
Taking Zevesin food and drink
It may be taken with or without food.
Pregnancy and lactation:
Zavesin should not be used during pregnancy as there is no information about use during pregnancy. Ask your doctor before taking any medicine if you think you may be pregnant. Zavesin should not be taken during breastfeeding.
Driving and using machines:
Sometimes Zevesin can cause blurred vision and frequent sleepiness and fatigue. Do not drive or operate machinery if there is any of these side effects.
Important information about the ingredients of Zevesin:
The product contains lactose monohydrate. If you are told by your doctor that you have intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
How to take Zevesin?
The daily dose is 5 to 10 mg. Your doctor will inform you about the most suitable dose for you.
Try to take Zevesin every day at the same time
Zevesin tablets should be swallowed whole with liquid. Tablets should not be crushed
Talk to your doctor if you have the impression that the effect of Zevesin is too strong or too weak.
If you take more than necessary Zevesin:
Contact your doctor and tell you how many tablets you take. If the children get Zevesin by mistake, seek medical attention immediately.
Symptoms of overdose may be headache, dry mouth, dizziness and blurred vision. Symptoms of a serious overdose may be hallucinations, agitation, convulsions and respiratory problems, increased heart rate, urinary retention, dilatation of the pupil. Particular concern was seen in patients at risk of abnormal heart rhythm, heart failure or insufficient blood supply to the heart.
If you forget to take Zevesin:
If you forget to take your dose at the usual time, take it as soon as possible, unless it is time for your next dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for the forgotten. Do not take more than the daily dose.
If you stop taking Zevesin:
If you stop taking Zevesin the symptoms of overactive bladder may occur or worsen. Always consult your doctor if you should stop the treatment.
Possible side effects:
Very common - dry mouth
Common - constipation, nausea, indigestion, abdominal pain, blurred vision
Uncommon - reflux disease, urinary tract infections, bladder inflammation, difficulty in passing water diversions or poor taste, dry skin, dry eyes, dry throat or nasal passages, fatigue, lethargy, swelling of lower limbs
Rare - urinary retention, bowel obstruction
Very rare - dizziness, headache, vomiting, hallucinations, convulsions, itching, rash, allergic rash
The active ingredient solifenacin succinate is
Each tablet contains 5 mg Zevesin 5 mg solifenacin succinate, corresponding to 3.8 mg solifenacin.
Each tablet contains 10 mg Zevesin 10 mg solifenacin succinate, corresponding to 7.5 mg solifenacin.
Other ingredients are:
Tablet core: corn starch, pregelatinized, lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate.
Film coating: hypromellose, macrogol 6000, titanium dioxide / E171 / ferric oxide yellow / E172 / - Zevesin 5 mg, iron oxide red / E172 / - 10 mg Zevesin.