How does this drug affect weight? What are the main side affects?
Weight gain is not a reported side effect of Sanctura, the most common side effects included: Dry mouth -- in up to 20.1% of people; Constipation -- up to 9.6% and Headaches -- up to 4.2%.
Other common side effects, occurring in 1 to 2% of people, included: Upper abdominal (stomach) pain; Indigestion or heartburn; Gas; Fatigue and Dry eyes.
Some side effects with Sanctura, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to the doc. These include but are not limited to: Severe constipation; Worsening of glaucoma; Difficulty passing urine; Confusion; Signs of an allergic reaction, such as unexplained rash, hives, itching, wheezing, and unexplained swelling.
However, please ask the doc/pharmacist who prescribed the med for more details.
Take care, best wishes!
- Sanctura Information for Consumers
- Sanctura Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Sanctura (detailed)
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