Somatec Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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Flavox may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Flavox is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there ... View More
Flavox is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Flavox may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. You may experience drowsiness, blurred vision or vertigo whilst taking Flavox. T... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Flavox in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Flavox in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Flavox is used to treat and prevent muscle spasms of the urinary tract (the urine passing tube). It relaxes the muscles of the urinary tract to relieve ... View More
Uses of Flavox
- Muscle spasms of the urinary tract
Side effects of Flavox
- Dryness in mouth
- Blurred vision
How to use Flavox
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Flavox is to be taken with... View More
How Flavox works
Flavox is anti-spasmodic. It works by relaxing muscles of the urinary bladder and prevents frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination, and relieves asso... View More
- Flavox helps in the treatment and prevention of muscle spasms of the urinary tract.
- It may also be used to relieve symptoms such as painful urination, excessive urination at night and the inability to control urine flow.
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- Avoid caffeine, alcohol or carbonated drinks as they can worsen your symptoms.
- It may cause dizziness and blurring of vision. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
- Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Chewing sugarless gum and drinking plenty of water may help.
- Inform your doctor if you have glaucoma (a disease associated with increased eye pressure).
Cystitis, Urinary incontinence, Urgency and frequency, Bladder spasms, Dysuria, Nocturia, Suprapubic pain, Prostatitis, Urethritis
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Adult: Overactive Bladder Indicated for dysuria, increased urinary frequency/incontinence, nocturia, suprapubic pain, urinary incontinence, uri... View More
Dysuria, Urinary Frequency Indicated for dysuria, increased urinary frequency, nocturia, suprapubic pain, urinary incontinence, urinary tract irritatio... View More
Pyloric or duodenal obstruction; obstructive intestinal lesions or ileus; achalasia; GI haemorhrage or obstructive uropathies of the lower urinary tract... View More
Mode of Action
Flavoxate is a tertiary amine that acts as a smooth muscle relaxant; it also has antimuscarinic effects. It exhibits local anaesthetic, analgesic and sp... View More
May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. May worsen hyperthyroidism, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, prostatic hypertrophy, ... View More
Increased intraocular pressure; difficulty in ocular accommodation; blurred vision; dry mouth and throat; GI disturbances; nervousness; vertigo; headach... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: B Lactation: not known if excreted in breast milk, use caution
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Alternative brand for Flavox
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More