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INTRODUCTION

SPEROXATE TABLET contains Flavoxate which belongs to the group of medicines called Urinary Antispasmodics. It is used to treat muscle spasms of the urinary tract. It can also be used to relieve the unpleasant urinary symptoms (such as excessive or painful urination or urinary incontinence) associated with any surgical or diagnostic procedures (such as cystoscopy or catheterisation).

Take SPEROXATE TABLET preferably after meals or as directed by the physician. Prior to the treatment, your doctor may want you to take several blood tests to understand your existing condition.

Before taking SPEROXATE TABLET, inform your doctor if you have any stomach or kidney problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have any bleeding in the digestive tract, glaucoma or myasthenia gravis (severe muscle weakness) as a precaution.

SPEROXATE TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with urinary retention (unable to empty the bladder completely). It is also not suitable for use in children aged below 12 years. Inform your doctor before taking SPEROXATE TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

The most common side effects of taking SPEROXATE TABLET are nausea, vomiting and stomach upset. These side effects can be reduced if SPEROXATE TABLET is taken with meals. However, consult your doctor if they trouble you.

USES OF SPEROXATE TABLET

It is used to:

  • treat muscle spasms of the urinary tract
  • relieve unpleasant urinary symptoms (such as excessive or painful urination or urinary incontinence) associated with any surgical or diagnostic procedures

HOW SPEROXATE TABLET WORKS

SPEROXATE TABLET is an antispasmodic medication. It relaxes the muscles surrounding the bladder. This helps in reducing bladder contraction in patients with bladder inflammation which, therefore reduces pain and spasms associated with it. It also helps the bladder to hold a more volume of urine and controls urine flow which helps in reducing unpleasant urinary symptoms.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take SPEROXATE TABLET preferably after meals or as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition. Do not stop taking SPEROXATE TABLET without consulting your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS OF SPEROXATE TABLET

COMMON

  • nausea

UNCOMMON

  • sleepiness
  • problems in vision     
  • vomiting
  • dry mouth
  • upset stomach
  • skin rash

RARE

  • unable to empty the bladder completely
  • extreme tiredness

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea and Vomiting:

Taking SPEROXATE TABLET with or just after meals may help in reducing nausea and vomiting. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oil rich or spicy foods. Consult your doctor if your nausea worsens.

Dry mouth:

Try to drink plenty of water. Sip on cold unsweetened drinks and use lip balm if your lips are dry. Consult your doctor if the symptom gets worse.   

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

The safety and effectiveness of SPEROXATE TABLET is not established in pregnant women. Therefore, inform your doctor before taking SPEROXATE TABLET if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby as a precaution.

BREASTFEEDING

The safety and effectiveness of SPEROXATE TABLET is not established in breastfeeding women. Therefore, inform your doctor before taking SPEROXATE TABLET if wish to breastfeed.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you experience sleepiness or blurred vision after taking SPEROXATE TABLET.

KIDNEY

SPEROXATE TABLET should be used with caution in patients with impaired kidney function. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take SPEROXATE TABLET if you are allergic to Flavoxate.

OTHERS

SPEROXATE TABLET is not recommended for use if you:

  • have any block or obstruction in the gut
  • have bleeding in your digestive tract
  • have achalasia (muscular inability to swallow)
  • have urinary retention (not able to completely empty your bladder)
  • have glaucoma
  • have myasthenia gravis (a disease which causes general weakness and overtiredness of the muscles)

Use in paediatrics:

SPEROXATE TABLET is generally not recommended for use in children (aged below 12 years). Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

Use in geriatrics:

SPEROXATE TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking SPEROXATE TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking, have taken, or might take any other medicine, including prescription, non-prescription or any herbal medicine.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally took more SPEROXATE TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Flavoxate
Pharmacological Category :   Antisecretory-antispasmodics
Therapeutic Indication :   Muscle spasms of urinary tract           
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep SPEROXATE TABLET out of reach of children
  • Do not store above 30°C

FAQs ABOUT SPEROXATE TABLET

What is SPEROXATE TABLET used for?

SPEROXATE TABLET is used to treat muscle spasms of the urinary tract. It can also be used to relieve the unpleasant urinary symptoms (such as excessive or painful urination or urinary incontinence) associated with any surgical or diagnostic procedures (such as cystoscopy or catheterisation).

What are the side effects of SPEROXATE TABLET?

The most common side effects of taking SPEROXATE TABLET are nausea, vomiting and stomach upset. These side effects can be reduced if SPEROXATE TABLET is taken with meals. However, consult your doctor if they trouble you.

Can I stop taking SPEROXATE TABLET once my symptoms subside?

No. Do not stop taking SPEROXATE TABLET without consulting your doctor. Take SPEROXATE TABLET as advised by your doctor for the stipulated duration. Sudden withdrawal of therapy may cause the symptoms to reappear.

What should I do if I forget to take a dose of SPEROXATE TABLET?

If you forget to take a dose of SPEROXATE TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose, skip the missed dose of SPEROXATE TABLET and take the next one at the regular time. Do not take a double dose of SPEROXATE TABLET to compensate the missed dose.

Is SPEROXATE TABLET a muscle relaxant?

SPEROXATE TABLET is an antispasmodic medication. It relaxes the muscles surrounding the bladder. This helps in reducing bladder contraction in patients with bladder inflammation which, therefore reduces pain and spasms associated with it.

Can SPEROXATE TABLET be used in children?

SPEROXATE TABLET is not recommended for use in children (aged below 12 years) due to lack of safety data. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

Can SPEROXATE TABLET be used to treat urinary tract infections?

SPEROXATE TABLET is not intended to treat urinary tract infections. It is used to treat muscle spasms of the urinary tract.

Can I take SPEROXATE TABLET to treat my stomach pain?

No, SPEROXATE TABLET is not used in the treatment of stomach pain. It is used to treat muscles spasm in urinary tract only. Stomach pain could be of various other reasons, so kindly avoid using SPEROXATE TABLET for stomach pain and if you have been diagnosed with any other stomach disorders, kindly consult your doctor before using it.

Can we use SPEROXATE TABLET for menstrual pain?

No, SPEROXATE TABLET is not used for menstrual pain. It is used to treat muscles spasm in urinary tract only. If you wish to treat menstrual pain, consult your doctor for advice.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Anticholinergic Drugs and Drugs Acting on Autonomic Ganglia. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 118.

2. P Sweeney, S Mutambirwa, N Van An, J B Sharma, P Vanamail. Flavoxate in the symptomatic treatment of overactive bladder: a meta-analysis. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed.gov. September 2016. [Accessed on 26th November 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27649675/

3. Toshihisa Tomoda, Manami Aishima, Naruaki Takano, Toshiaki Nakano, Narihito Seki, Yoshikazu Yonemitsu, Katsuo Sueishi, Seiji Naito, Yushi Ito, and Noriyoshi Teramoto. The effects of flavoxate hydrochloride on voltage-dependent L-type Ca2+ currents in human urinary bladder. NCBI; PMC Pubmed Central. US National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health.  [Revised in June 2005] [Accessed on 26th November 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1576239/

4. RECORDATI Industria Chimica e Farmaceutica S.p.A. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in April 2020] [Accessed on 26th November 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.322.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    FLAVOXATE 200MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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