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When and How to Take It

General considerations for when and how to take solifenacin succinate include the following:
  • The medication comes in tablet form. It is taken just once a day.
  • You can take it with or without food. If the medication bothers your stomach, try taking it with food.
  • Solifenacin succinate should be taken at the same time each day to maintain an even level in your blood.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. It will not work if you stop taking it.

Dosage Information for Solifenacin Succinate

The dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • How you respond to solifenacin succinate
  • 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 Solifenacin Succinate Dosing for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Solifenacin succinate may interact with a number of other medications (see Drug Interactions With Solifenacin Succinate).

What If I Take an Overdose of Solifenacin Succinate?

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