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Solifenacin Succinate Dosing

For most people with an overactive bladder, solifenacin succinate dosing typically starts at 5 mg once daily. If needed, your healthcare provider can increase your dose up to 10 mg daily. For people with kidney disease, liver disease, or who take certain medications that may interact with solifenacin succinate, dosing should not exceed 5 mg per day.

An Introduction to Solifenacin Succinate Dosing

The dose of solifenacin succinate (VESIcare®) that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • Your age
  • Other medications you may be taking
  • How you respond to solifenacin succinate
  • 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.
 

Solifenacin Succinate Dosing for an Overactive Bladder

The recommended starting dose of solifenacin succinate for overactive bladder treatment is 5 mg once daily. If necessary, your healthcare provider may increase your dose up to solifenacin succinate 10 mg once daily.
 
The maximum dose for people with kidney disease, liver disease, or who take certain other medications (see Drug Interactions With Solifenacin Succinate) is 5 mg once daily.
 

General Information on Dosing With Solifenacin Succinate

Considerations for people taking solifenacin succinate include the following:
 
  • The medication comes in tablet form. It is taken just once a day.
     
  • You can take solifenacin succinate with or without food. If the drug 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. Solifenacin succinate will not work if you stop taking it.
     
  • If you are unsure about anything related to solifenacin succinate dosing, talk to your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist. Do not stop taking the drug without first discussing it with your healthcare provider.
     
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