Compare Enablex vs. Detrol

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Enablex (darifenacin)

Prescription only

Detrol (tolterodine)

Prescription only
Treats overactive bladder.

Enablex (darifenacin) is a good treatment for overactive bladder if exercises and other methods haven't worked.

Treats overactive bladder.

Detrol (tolterodine) is a good treatment for overactive bladder after exercises and other methods to control it haven't worked.

Upsides
  • Enablex (darifenacin) is effective at treating overactive bladder by lowering the urge to urinate, and helping to better control urination.
  • The tablet is available as a generic.
  • Enablex (darifenacin) is only taken once a day.
  • Detrol (tolterodine) is effective at treating overactive bladder by lowering the urge to urinate, and controlling urination.
  • The tablet is available as a generic in both extended and immediate release, so you can take it once or twice a day.
Downsides
  • Enablex (darifenacin) is only recommended after doing exercises, bladder training and changes to your lifestyle haven't helped.
  • Enablex (darifenacin) can cause drowsiness and dizziness and can increase your risk for falls.
  • Enablex (darifenacin) can cause severe dry mouth and eyes and constipation.
  • Generally not recommended if you are 65 or older.
  • Do not use if you have uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma.
  • Detrol (tolterodine) can cause drowsiness, dizziness and can increase your risk for falls.
  • Detrol (tolterodine) can cause severe dry mouth and eyes and constipation.
  • Generally not recommended if you are 65 or older.
  • Do not use if you have uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma.
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Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Extended release
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Side effects
9possible side effects
  • Dry mouth
    35%
  • Constipation
    21%
  • Indigestion
    8%
  • Urinary tract infection
    5%
  • Stomach pain
    4%
  • Weakness
    3%
  • Nausea
    2%
  • Dizziness
    2%
  • Dry eyes
    2%
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10possible side effects
  • Dry mouth
    23%
  • Headache
    6%
  • Constipation
    6%
  • Stomach pain
    4%
  • Indigestion
    3%
  • Dry eyes
    3%
  • Sleepiness
    3%
  • Tiredness
    2%
  • Dizziness
    2%
  • Flu-like symptoms
    2%
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Risks and warnings
  • Dizziness and drowsiness

    Taking with alcohol

    ...and 2 more risk factors

  • Vision changes

    Glaucoma

  • Trouble urinating & stomach problems

    History of bladder problems

    ...and 1 more risk factors

  • Liver problems

    History of liver problems

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  • Dizziness and drowsiness

    Taking with alcohol

    ...and 2 more risk factors

  • Vision changes

    Glaucoma

  • Trouble urinating & stomach problems

    History of bladder problems

    ...and 1 more risk factors

  • Heartbeat problems

    History of heartbeat problems

    ...and 1 more risk factors

  • Liver and Kidney problems

    History of liver problems

    ...and 1 more risk factors

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