Uripay may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Uripay is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Uripay is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Uripay may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. You may experience drowsiness, blurred vision or vertigo whilst taking Uripay. This may affect your ability to drive.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Uripay in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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There is limited information available on the use of Uripay in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Uripay is used to treat and prevent muscle spasms of the urinary tract (the urine passing tube). It relaxes the muscles of the urinary tract to relieve symptoms like painful urination, excessive urination at night and the inability to control urine flow. Uripay is advised to take it in a dose and duration as per prescription. It should be taken by mouth with food to avoid stomach upset and other side effects of this medicine. Swallow the medicine as a whole without crushing or chewing it. You should not stop taking the medicine without consulting the doctor as it may lead to the worsening of your symptoms. Some common side effects of this medicine are dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, sweating, headache, nervousness, etc. The side effects may be avoided by drinking plenty of water. It may also make you feel dizzy or sleepy, so it advised not to drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you. If any of the side effects bother you or persist, consult the doctor without delay. Before receiving the treatment, inform your doctor if you are on any medication for any health conditions. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, tell your doctor prior to the treatment. Glaucoma (a disease associated with increased eye pressure) patients should be extra careful while receiving the treatment, and they must inform the doctor before initiating it.
Uses of Uripay
- Muscle spasms of the urinary tract
Side effects of Uripay
- Dryness in mouth
- Blurred vision
How to use Uripay
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Uripay is to be taken with food.
How Uripay works
Uripay is anti-spasmodic. It works by relaxing muscles of the urinary bladder and prevents frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination, and relieves associated pain.
- Uripay helps in the treatment and prevention of muscle spasms of the urinary tract.
- It may also be used to relieve symptoms such as painful urination, excessive urination at night and the inability to control urine flow.
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- Avoid caffeine, alcohol or carbonated drinks as they can worsen your symptoms.
- It may cause dizziness and blurring of vision. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
- Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Chewing sugarless gum and drinking plenty of water may help.
- Inform your doctor if you have glaucoma (a disease associated with increased eye pressure).
Cystitis, Urinary incontinence, Urgency and frequency, Bladder spasms, Dysuria, Nocturia, Suprapubic pain, Prostatitis, Urethritis
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Adult: Overactive Bladder Indicated for dysuria, increased urinary frequency/incontinence, nocturia, suprapubic pain, urinary incontinence, urinary tract irritation, urinary urgency 100-200 mg PO q6-8hr
Dysuria, Urinary Frequency Indicated for dysuria, increased urinary frequency, nocturia, suprapubic pain, urinary incontinence, urinary tract irritation, urinary urgency <12 years: Not recommended; safety and efficacy not established >12 years: 100-200 mg PO q6-8hr
Pyloric or duodenal obstruction; obstructive intestinal lesions or ileus; achalasia; GI haemorhrage or obstructive uropathies of the lower urinary tract; myasthenia gravis; severe ulcerative colitis; toxic megacolon; glaucoma; children <12.
Mode of Action
Flavoxate is a tertiary amine that acts as a smooth muscle relaxant; it also has antimuscarinic effects. It exhibits local anaesthetic, analgesic and spasmolytic effects.
May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. May worsen hyperthyroidism, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, prostatic hypertrophy, arrhythmias, tachycardia. Pregnancy; lactation; elderly; autonomic neuropathy; hiatus hernia with reflux esophagitis, hepatic and renal impairment. Lactation: not known if excreted in breast milk, use caution
Increased intraocular pressure; difficulty in ocular accommodation; blurred vision; dry mouth and throat; GI disturbances; nervousness; vertigo; headache; fatigue; confusion; hypersensitivity reactions; dysuria; tachycardia; palpitation; hyperpyrexia; eosinophilia; leukopenia, abdominal pain, constipation and difficulty in concentrating.
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: B Lactation: not known if excreted in breast milk, use caution
Amantadine, some antihistamines, phenothiazine antipsychotics, tricyclic antidepressants, MAOIs; parasympathomimetics. May decrease gastric motility thus decreasing absorption of certain drugs. May antagonise the GI effects of cisapride, domperidone, metoclopramide.
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