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Precautions and Warnings With Solifenacin Succinate

There are several precautions and warnings with solifenacin succinate to be aware of before starting treatment. Tell your healthcare provider if you have digestive problems, glaucoma, or arrhythmia before taking the medication. Precautions and warnings with solifenacin succinate also extend to people who are allergic to any components of the drug, have urinary retention, or have uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma.

Solifenacin Succinate: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking solifenacin succinate (VESIcare®) if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, including liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Glaucoma
  • Digestive problems (especially problems that cause a slowing of food through the digestive tract)
  • Difficulty passing urine
  • An enlarged prostate (also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH)
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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