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Published: 2/2020

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
IMIDAFENACIN OD TABLETS 0.1mg "TOWA"
 Active ingredient:
Imidafenacin
 Dosage form:
very light red tablet, diameter: 7.0mm, thickness: 3.5mm
 Print on wrapping:
イミダフェナシンOD0.1mg「トーワ」,Imidafenacin OD 0.1,口腔内崩壊錠,過活動膀胱治療剤

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses uncontrollably overactive contraction of bladder smooth muscle by antagonizing muscarinic receptors, and helps retain urine in the bladder.
It is usually used to treat urinary urgency, frequent urination and urgency urinary incontinence due to overactive bladder.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have: urinary retention, paralytic ileus (intestinal obstruction), decline of gastrointestinal motor ability/tension (includes gastric/bowel atony), glaucoma, myasthenia gravis or heart disease.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (0.1 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, twice a day after breakfast/supper. If the efficacy was not enough, the dosage may be increased up to 2 tablets (0.2 mg) at a time, twice a day. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor and pharmacist.
  • Soften the tablet with saliva, crush it lightly with the tongue and swallow with saliva. You can also take it with a glass of water as you do an ordinary tablet.
  • Do not take the tablet without water when you are in a lying position.
  • If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine may cause disorders in vision adjustment (foggy/blurred vision), dizziness and drowsiness. Pay close attention when driving a car, working at heights or operating dangerous machinery.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include dry mouth, constipation, residual urine, foggy vision, photophobia (sensitive to bright light), gastric and abdominal discomfort, drowsiness, headache, urination difficulty, itch and rash. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • nausea, eye pain with headache, reduced visual acuity [acute glaucoma]
  • difficult to urinate, unable to urinate [urinary retention]
  • general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin and the white of eyes [liver dysfunction]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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