Sanctura

(trospium)

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Treats overactive bladder.

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Our bottom line

Sanctura (trospium) is a good treatment for overactive bladder after exercises when other methods to control it haven't worked.

Quick facts about Sanctura
  • Drug class: Renal
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (trospium)
Prices and discounts
Lowest price for 60 20mg tablets
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$50.58

Upsides

  • 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.

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Downsides

  • 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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Prices and discounts
Lowest price for 60 20mg tablets
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$50.58
How it works

Sanctura (trospium) is an anticholinergic. It relaxes the bladder muscles by lowering muscle spasms. This helps people go to the bathroom less often, and better control their urination.

Quick facts about Sanctura
  • Drug class: Renal
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (trospium)

Dosage forms

  • Pill
  • Extended release
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What to expect when you take Sanctura (trospium) for Overactive bladder

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Side effect rates for Sanctura (trospium)

From 1165 clinical trials of Sanctura when taken for overactive bladder (60 mg once daily)
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Dry eyes
  • Gas

Risks and Warnings for Sanctura (trospium)

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  • Sanctura (trospium) may cause an uncommon, but serious side effect called angioedema, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. This can make it difficult to breathe. Go to the emergency room right away if you suddenly can't breathe or notice swelling around your face or throat.

Common concerns from people taking Sanctura (trospium)

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Kidneys and liver
  • Sanctura (trospium) may be a better choice if you have liver problems.
Sleep
  • Sanctura (trospium) can cause drowsiness, dizziness, and increase your risk for falls.