Solifenacin Succinate is a medicinal drug that belongs to a class of drugs known as Antispasmodics. It is a member of isoquinolines. This medication is indicated to treat symptoms of overactive bladder like frequent or urgent urination, and incontinence or urine leakage.
Class of Drugs – Antispasmodics
Molecular Formula – C27H32N2O6
Molecular Weight - 480.6 g/mol
Working: Given medication is called urinary antagonists. Usually, when the bladder fills with urine, it expands. Expanded bladder sends a message to the brain to urinate. During urination, the muscles in the bladder contract that starts a flow of urine.
In the condition of overactive bladder, the muscles in the bladder contract before expansion, which causes frequent urges to urinate. Solifenacin acts by restricting sudden bladder muscle contractions and maximizing the amount of urine that the bladder can hold. It helps to control the release of urine and helps lower the symptoms.
Uses: This medication is approved for the treatment of an overactive bladder. It relaxes the muscles in the bladder and improves the ability to control urination. Solifenacin helps to reduce leaking of urine, urge to urinate right away, and frequent trips to the bathroom. This mentioned also called antispasmodics.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This antispasmodic medication is used in a popular brand medicine as mentioned below:
- Vesicare: 5 mg and 10 mg
This drug should not be used in case of having untreated or uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma, a blockage in the digestive tract, or if unable to urinate.