Proper Use

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Take this medicine only as directed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered. To do so may increase the chance for side effects.

This medicine comes with a patient information insert. Read and follow the instructions in the insert carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.

Swallow the tablet whole with water. Do not crush, break, or chew it. You may take it with or without food.

To use the oral liquid:

  • Shake the bottle well just before taking each dose.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.
  • It is best to drink water or milk after taking this medicine. Do not take it at the same with food or other drinks, as it may cause a bitter taste.

Dosing

The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.

  • For oral dosage form (suspension):
    • For neurogenic detrusor overactivity:
      • Children 2 years of age and older—Dose is based on body and must be determined by your doctor:
        • Weighing more than 60 kilograms (kg)—At first, 5 milliliters (mL) once a day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed and tolerated. However, the dose is usually not more than 10 mL per day.
        • Weighing more than 45 to 60 kg—At first, 4 mL once a day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed and tolerated. However, the dose is usually not more than 8 mL per day.
        • Weighing more than 30 to 45 kg—At first, 3 mL once a day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed and tolerated. However, the dose is usually not more than 6 mL per day.
        • Weighing more than 15 to 30 kg—At first, 3 mL once a day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed and tolerated. However, the dose is usually not more than 5 mL per day.
        • Weighing 9 to 15 kg—At first, 2 mL once a day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed and tolerated. However, the dose is usually not more than 4 mL per day.
      • Children younger than 2 years of age or weighing less than 9 kg—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
  • For oral dosage form (tablets):
    • For symptoms of an overactive bladder:
      • Adults—At first, 5 milligrams (mg) once a day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed and tolerated. However, the dose is usually not more than 10 mg per day.
      • Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.

If you miss a dose of the oral liquid and it is less than 12 hours from your regular schedule, take the dose as soon as you can. If you miss a dose and it is more than 12 hours, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.

If you miss a dose of the tablet, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule.

Storage

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use.

Dispose any unused oral liquid 28 days after first opening the bottle.