Indications for GEMTESA:
Overactive bladder with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency, and urinary frequency.
Swallow whole. Tabs may also be crushed, then mixed with a tablespoon of applesauce. 75mg once daily.
Increased risk of urinary retention (esp. bladder outlet obstruction, patients taking antimuscarinic drugs for OAB); monitor and discontinue if develops. Severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh C) or renal impairment (eGFR <15mL/min/1.73m2): not recommended. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Beta-3 adrenergic agonist.
Potentiates digoxin; monitor serum digoxin levels prior to initiation, during, and after therapy (titrate and adjust dose as needed).
Headache, urinary tract infection, nasopharyngitis, diarrhea, nausea, upper respiratory tract infection; urinary retention.
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