Overactive bladder syndrome

Active Ingredient: Darifenacin

Indication for Darifenacin

Population group: only adults (18 years old or older)

Symptomatic treatment of urge incontinence and/or increased urinary frequency and urgency as may occur in adult patients with overactive bladder syndrome.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

7.5-15 mg once daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

7.5 - 15 mg

Dosage regimen

From 7.5 To 15 mg once every day

Detailed description

The recommended starting dose is 7.5 mg daily. After 2 weeks of starting therapy, patients should be reassessed. For those patients requiring greater symptom relief, the dose may be increased to 15 mg daily, based on individual response.

Dosage considerations

It can be taken with or without food.

Active ingredient

Darifenacin is a selective muscarinic M3 receptor antagonist (M3 SRA) in vitro. The M3 receptor is the major subtype that controls urinary bladder muscle contraction. It is not known whether this selectivity for the M3 receptor translates into any clinical advantage when treating symptoms of overactive bladder syndrome.

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