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Side Effects of Fesoterodine

Urinary tract infection, dry mouth, and constipation are some of the most commonly reported side effects of fesoterodine. Generally, side effects of the medication are mild and, in most cases, do not require medical attention. However, some side effects (while occurring infrequently) are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider, including severe constipation, difficulty passing urine, or confusion.

An Introduction to Fesoterodine Side Effects

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with fesoterodine fumarate (Toviaz™); however, not everyone who takes the drug will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with this medication. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of fesoterodine side effects with you.)

Serious Side Effects Seen With Fesoterodine

Some fesoterodine side effects, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Severe constipation
  • Worsening of glaucoma
  • Difficulty passing urine
  • Confusion
  • Heat stroke (due to decreased sweating)
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including unexplained rash, hives, itching, wheezing, and unexplained swelling.
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