Compare Enablex vs. Sanctura

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Enablex (darifenacin)

Prescription only

Sanctura (trospium)

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.

Sanctura (trospium) is a good treatment for overactive bladder after exercises when 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.
  • Sanctura (trospium) is effective at treating overactive bladder.
  • Sanctura (trospium) may be a better choice if you have liver problems.
  • Sanctura (trospium) is available as a generic.
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.
  • You have to take Sanctura (trospium) on an empty stomach.
  • You may need to take Sanctura (trospium) twice a day.
  • Sanctura (trospium) can cause drowsiness, dizziness, and increase your risk for falls.
  • Generally not recommended if you older than 65.
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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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4possible side effects
  • Dry mouth
    11%
  • Constipation
    9%
  • Dry eyes
    2%
  • Gas
    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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  • Difficulty concentrating

    Taking with alcohol

    ...and 2 more risk factors

  • Vision changes

    Glaucoma

  • Urinary retention

    Bladder outflow obstruction

  • Increased side effects

    History of kidney problems

    ...and 1 more risk factors

  • Heat exhaustion

    Outside in hot weather

    ...and 3 more risk factors

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