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When and How to Take Darifenacin

General considerations for when and how to take darifenacin include the following:
  • The medication comes in tablet form. It is taken just once a day.
  • You can take darifenacin with or without food. If the medication bothers your stomach, try taking it with food.
  • Darifenacin should be taken at the same time each day to maintain an even level in your blood.
  • Because darifenacin is an extended-release medication, it should be swallowed whole with liquids. Do not break, chew, or crush the tablets.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. Darifenacin will not work if you stop taking it.

Dosage Information for Darifenacin

The dose of darifenacin that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • How you respond to darifenacin
  • Other medications you may be taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Darifenacin Dosing for more information.)

Darifenacin Drug Interactions

Darifenacin may potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Drug Interactions With Darifenacin).

What If I Take an Overdose of Darifenacin?

A darifenacin overdose would likely cause the usual side effects, but perhaps more severely. In some cases, the symptoms may become dangerous.
If you happen to overdose on darifenacin, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Enablex Overdose for more information.)
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