Darifenacin Hydrobromide is available in an extended-release tablet that treats symptoms of overactive bladder. This is the main active component, which is the hydrobromide salt of darifenacin. It is a selective antagonist for the M3 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor responsible for bladder muscle contractions. It is used in the management of urinary incontinence. It plays the role of a muscarinic antagonist.
Class of Drugs – antispasmodics
Molecular Formula – C28H31BrN2O2
Molecular Weight - 507.5 g/mol
Working: This active ingredient Darifenacin Hydrobromide belongs to a group of medications known as antispasmodics. It reduces muscle spasms of the bladder and urinary tract. It treats symptoms of overactive bladder by blocking the M3 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor responsible for bladder muscle contractions. So as to decrease the urge to urinate.
Uses: This medication is used to treat an overactive bladder. It relaxes the muscles in the bladder, Darifenacin Hydrobromide improves the ability to control urination. It reduces leaking of urine, feelings of needing to urinate right away, and frequent trips to the bathroom.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This antispasmodic active ingredient is used in popular brand medicines as mentioned below:
- Enablex: 7.5mg
- Detrol: 7.5 mg
- Myrbetriq: 7.5 mg
- Sanctura: 7.5 mg
It is recommended to avoid driving, using machinery, or doing anything that needs alertness or clear vision.