Question: Which is better oxybutynin or Toviaz?

Ditropan (oxybutynin) is good treatment for overactive bladder, but has more side-effects like dry mouth and constipation than other medicines that work similarly. Toviaz (fesoterodine) is effective at treating overactive bladder by lowering the urge to urinate, and helping to better control urination.

What is comparable to Toviaz?

Myrbetriq is a beta-3 adrenergic agonist and Toviaz is a muscarinic receptor antagonist. Side effects of Myrbetriq and Toviaz that are similar include dry mouth, constipation, dizziness, blurred vision, or stomach pain or upset.

Is there a better drug than oxybutynin?

However, trospium was better tolerated because of fewer reports of dry mouth. Collectively, these data suggest that trospium effectively reduces symptoms of overactive bladder and is better tolerated than immediate-release oxybutynin.

What can I take instead of oxybutynin?

Other medications prescribed for overactive bladder include darifenacin (Enablex), fesoterodine (Toviaz), mirabegron (Myrbetriq), solifenacin (Vesicare), tolterodine (Detrol), and trospium (Sanctura).

How quickly does Toviaz work?

How long does it take Toviaz (fesoterodine) to work? It can take 2 weeks to see improvement in your OAB symptoms and up to 12 weeks to see full results. It is important that you continue to take this medication every day even if you do not see results right away.

Is there a cheaper TOVIAZ alternative?

Toviaz (fesoterodine) is used to treat overactive bladder. This drug is slightly more popular than other muscarinic antagonists. There are currently no generic alternatives to Toviaz. GoodRx has partnered with InsideRx and Pfizer to reduce the price for this prescription.

Is oxybutynin a high risk medication?

Research suggests that one of the most popular OAB medications, oxybutynin, may harm brain health and increase dementia risk. OAB is a combination of urinary tract symptoms including frequent urination and the inability to control urination.

Can I take TOVIAZ at night?

Take TOVIAZ as prescribed by your doctor. The recommended dosing regimen is one pill, once a day. It can be taken at any time of day.

How long can you stay on oxybutynin?

If youre worried about this, talk to your doctor. Do not take oxybutynin for longer than you need to. Your doctor will check every 6 to 12 months that your treatment is still needed.

How effective is TOVIAZ?

Toviaz has an average rating of 5.0 out of 10 from a total of 53 ratings for the treatment of Urinary Frequency. 28% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 38% reported a negative effect.

What happens if you stop taking toviaz?

TOVIAZ only works to calm the bladder while you are taking the medication. If you stop, your symptoms may return.

Is there a cheaper toviaz alternative?

Toviaz (fesoterodine) is used to treat overactive bladder. This drug is slightly more popular than other muscarinic antagonists. There are currently no generic alternatives to Toviaz. GoodRx has partnered with InsideRx and Pfizer to reduce the price for this prescription.

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