What is Sanctura used for?
is used for the treatment of
overactive bladder that causes the following symptoms:
need to urinate right away (urgency)
urine leakage after urgency (urge urinary incontinence)
to urinate often (urinary
Who should not take Sanctura?
Do not take Sanctura
urinary retention (problems urinating often due to a bladder blockage)
emptying stomach contents)
an eye problem called uncontrolled
- are allergic to
Sanctura or to any of the ingredients in Sanctura.
Sanctura has not been studied in children.
Precautions with Sanctura:
Sanctura may cause serious side effects because it
belongs to a class of medicines called "anticholinergics".
Sanctura may cause:
dizziness, blurred vision, and fast heart beat
fever and heat stroke due to decreased sweating (heat prostration)
when used in a hot environment
drowsiness that is made worse when taken with alcohol.
What should I tell my health care
your health care provider if you:
have or had kidney problems
have or had liver problems
are pregnant, are trying to
become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
Tell your health care
provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and
non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Sanctura and other medicines may affect each other, causing serious
side effects. Especially tell your health care provider if you take:
(Lanoxin®), procainamide (Pronestyl®), pancuronium (Pavulon®), morphine
(MS Contin®), vancomycin (Vancocin®), metformin (Glucophage®) and
What are some possible side effects of
list is NOT a complete list of side effects reported with Sanctura.
Your health care provider can discuss with you a more complete list
of side effects.)
most common side effects with Sanctura are dry mouth
For more detailed information about
Sanctura, ask your health care provider or pharmacist.