Urispas is a drug used in the relief of dysuria, urgency, nocturia, suprapubic pain, frequency and incontinence in conditions such as cystitis, prostatitis, urethritis and urethrocystitis/urethrotrigonitis. This drug is available as a 100 mg film-coated tablet.
You should read the product information leaflet before using this medication. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
This medication should be taken by mouth as instructed by your doctor. Do not crush or chew the drug because it may diminish its effects. This medication should be taken with a full glass of water unless your doctor tells you otherwise. You should swallow the drug whole.
Your dosage is based on your medical condition and the way you will respond to treatment. Take this drug regularly to experience the most benefits. You should also take this drug at the same time each day.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. Continue to use it as prescribed by your doctor or as stated on the package label.
Urispas may interact with medications such as:
- Anticholinergic drugs such as atropine, belladonna alkaloids, scopolamine, benztropine or trihexyphenidyl
- Antispasmodic drugs such as clidinium or dicyclomine
- Bisphosphonate drugs such as alendronate, etidronate or risedronate
- Potassium tablets or capsules
- Certain antihistamines such as diphenhydramine
- Anti-seizure drugs such as carbamazepine
- Sedatives such as alprazolam, diazepam or zolpidem
- Muscle relaxants
- Narcotic pain relievers such as codeine
- Psychiatric medicines such as chlorpromazine, risperidone, amitriptyline or trazodone
There are no side effects known aside from a possible allergic reaction in people who have previous or unknown hypersensitivity to the drug.
Watch out for signs of allergic reactions such as:
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have the following:
- Allergy to flavoxate
- Gastrointestinal problems
- Bleeding from the stomach or intestines
- Bladder blockage
- Heart problems
- Kidney problems
- Myasthenia gravis
- Enlarged prostate gland
- Pregnancy or lactation