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User Reviews for Toviaz to treat Urinary Incontinence

Toviaz has an average rating of 6.2 out of 10 from a total of 12 ratings for the treatment of Urinary Incontinence. 50% of users who reviewed this medication reported a positive effect, while 25% reported a negative effect.

Toviaz Rating Summary

6.2/10 average rating

12 ratings from 11 user reviews.

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Reviews for Toviaz

Daisy · Taken for less than 1 month March 29, 2020

“I have been suffering with incontinence, continuing to get worse over the past 10 years, which was about the same time I have had severe Fibromyalgia (which was confirmed by a doctor specialist in East Canton, Ohio). Should I leave the my house, (rarely), My bladder will begin to leak when I am about 2 houses away. At home when faucet is turned on or the toilet flushes, I leak so badly I fill my #5 Poise pad completely. Life is not great. Two months ago my the specialist recommend I try Toviaz. He gave me a 3 week sample. It worked right away! Yes, I had dry mouth, which I started treating with biotene dry mouth rinse. It worked wonders! l I took the script called in by dr. but was shocked & saddened that my Medicare & supp.insurance left me the obligation of $350.00 out-of-pocket. I've been searching for a coupon, or something that would allow me to purchase this drug. Otherwise it is not possible that I purchase it. Any ideas how I might go about securing it.”

10 / 10
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Okie · Taken for 1 to 6 months January 15, 2020

“Wow. I've been reading these reviews. I've been on Toviaz for 6 months. I started off with 4mg, now 8mg. I had colon cancer in 2017, radiation treatments, now my bladder only holds 6oz. Of urine, terrible. I can't tell you how every night I was soaked!!! Went thru sooo many incontinence products, crazy. It's no way to live. My Urologist put me on this when nothing else could b done. Perhaps Botox every 6 months, driving 2 hours. Anyway, Yes, there's dry mouth and etc but I found in time it lessened. I have no constipation. Low side effects, anyway, I'm smiling again. Headaches went away overtime. You're not going to get overnight success with this Med. Give it time. I was told at least 6 weeks to 2 months to notice. Yes, it's expensive but I'm not crying anymore. I will be on this rest of my life. :)”

7 / 10
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PR · Taken for less than 1 month January 11, 2020

“On Toviaz almost 2 weeks, had sharp pain on left side around top of breast and terrible belching and burping then headaches that I never get and neck pain felt terrible and new something was not right went to have a EKG done on heart looked good, looked online and saw the severe side effects of Toviaz I stopped immediately and within a day or two I was feeling almost back to normal”

2 / 10
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dragonflies · Taken for 6 months to 1 year June 23, 2019

“I have been on Toviaz since before Christmas for incontinence problems. I was anxious to try it because I tried 2 other medications which did absolutely nothing to at all. I have to be honest and say I do not believe Toviaz is not working for me. I get up once or twice during the night and my adult diaper is so full, my nightgown is wet, and my pee pad on the bed is wet. I change my diaper, nightgown and pee pad, go back to bed and two or three hours later, I am up again changing. I have to wear a Poise #6 pad all day long, having to change at least 3 times per day. I am a pensioner who is having great difficulty paying for the pads & diapers. I cannot get any financial assistance for these. I wish so much that Pfizer could please come with better medication than Toviaz. I am at my wits ends and only see one way out of this horrible situation I am. No one, absolutely no, understands how devastating this condition really is. Because of it, I rarely leave the house.”

5 / 10
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Anonymous June 22, 2011

“I've been taking Toviaz 8mg for the past 3 weeks and it's been a life saver for me. Not being able to control urinating had been getting worse and worse over the past 3 yrs. I was given a 2 week sample of the 8mg after I had a urodynamic study done. It found that my bladder functioned perfectly normal - no spasms. The next day I didn't make it into work, I had to go home and clean up/change clothes. So, I've been taking the Toviaz since that day and BAM the sudden urges are gone! I do have the chronic dry mouth and mild tiredness and found that taking it during the day verses at night was the better solution. Waking up with cotton mouth in the middle of the night was a big problem. I suggest trying it, it's worth it!”

9 / 10
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Lola's Mummy February 13, 2012

“I was put on Toviaz after a serious back injury caused nerve damage to my bladder. At first I was getting 5-6 hours sleep a night when first prescribed the 4mg but I'm back to waking at least twice and it's awful sitting on the toilet, having the urge to go but not being able to produce anything without going through the rigmarole of putting on taps, kneading my bladder etc. I suffered the dry mouth but after 10 weeks use it seems to be subsiding. The other thing I have notice ( hard not to!!) is the severe weight gain... 11lbs in 2 months!! I have reduced mobility with the back injury so it would be difficult for me to continue on Toviaz and not be able to lose the extra pounds. I've been on Oxybutnin and Vesicare, both with side effects.”

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Nurse Rainy · Taken for less than 1 month December 6, 2018

“I have a history of having to go NOW when I first feel the urge to urinate. Also I'm the same as another patient who said, when her mind sees the toilet she can't wait to pull her pants down to sit. She had to go right away. I'm the same way. Its strange. But I've been put on Toviaz 8mg for about 2 weeks. Day one I didn't think I could handle the dry mouth but it's gotten better. The only thing that concerns me is I'm on a low carb diet and was losing wait till I started Toviaz. Now my weight had gone up a little and can't seem to get it back down. Other wise this drug is awesome! It works great for me. I would recommend it!”

8 / 10
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Wrinkle2 · Taken for 5 to 10 years June 12, 2019

“I have suffered urinary incontinence for quite a few years, but have been taking Toviaz for over 5 years and it has certainly helped me. It has changed my life and I have not suffered any bad side effects. But then perhaps I have been lucky. As far as dry mouth is concerned, I suffer from Sjögren Syndrome and a dry mouth is part of that condition.”

9 / 10
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queticogirl · Taken for 2 to 5 years February 22, 2017

“I've been on Toviaz 2-3 years and so far is the most effective for incontinence & frequency. Over the years I've tried: Detrol LA (rubbish), Ditropan XL (not effective), Vesicare (very blurry vision), Enablex (worked for a while but not enough control), and now on Toviaz 8mg. It really cuts down on frequency. I only get up once in the night and can go 3-4 hrs without urinating (daytime). The incontinence is much better. Toviaz is expensive so I've been taking 1/2 pill/day. My problem is my brain sees the toilet and doesn't want hold off until I can get my belt and jeans down, and my ass on the throne (about 2-3 times/wk). My insurance won't cover Toviaz now I'll have to switch again. I've heard Myrbetriq works well? Probably can't afford it :(”

9 / 10
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Mrs Mop · Taken for less than 1 month February 12, 2019

“Had to come off Toviaz due to side effects. Referred to Consultant and she has represcribed again to work in conjunction with another ‘wee stopper’. Headaches back again! Not sure that Consultant listened to me when I reported initial side effects? Will persevere for a fortnight but again, I do not want to take this medication for the rest of my life.”

5 / 10
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TeddyJynx · Taken for less than 1 month January 27, 2018

“I started Toviaz 4 mg about a month ago. It seemed to work a lot better than the other medications but caused severe dry mouth. With time, the dry mouth subsided but then I started the 8 mg dose. I have been on it for about a month and I find I have dry mouth and insomnia but the medication works so well I am going to see if side effects improve with a little more time.”

8 / 10
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Smf31415 · Taken for 1 to 6 months September 27, 2015

“50.00 out of pocket for nightmares, Dizziness. Constipation, Weight Gain. Yes it works, but I just do not like the side effects.”

2 / 10
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Ange · Taken for 1 to 6 months November 23, 2019

“I started taking Toviaz and I couldn’t stop coughing and my mouth was so dry. Horrible side effects. Came off of the Toviaz and no coughing or dry mouth.”

1 / 10
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giron144 · Taken for 1 to 6 months April 3, 2018

“Side effects so far constipation, I'm weak and more bleeding while urinating”

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