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Fesoterodine Dosage

Medically reviewed on December 13, 2017.

Applies to the following strengths: 4 mg; 8 mg

Usual Adult Dose for Urinary Incontinence

4 mg orally once a day; based on individual response and tolerability, the dose may be increased to 8 mg orally once a day

Comments:
-This drug can be taken with or without food.
-This drug should be taken with liquid and swallowed whole (not chewed, divided, or crushed).
-Full effect is usually observed between 2 and 8 weeks; therefore, it is recommended to reevaluate efficacy after 8 weeks of therapy.

Use: For overactive bladder (OAB) with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency, and frequency

Usual Adult Dose for Urinary Frequency

4 mg orally once a day; based on individual response and tolerability, the dose may be increased to 8 mg orally once a day

Comments:
-This drug can be taken with or without food.
-This drug should be taken with liquid and swallowed whole (not chewed, divided, or crushed).
-Full effect is usually observed between 2 and 8 weeks; therefore, it is recommended to reevaluate efficacy after 8 weeks of therapy.

Use: For overactive bladder (OAB) with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency, and frequency

Renal Dose Adjustments

-Mild to moderate renal impairment: No adjustment recommended.
-Severe renal impairment (CrCl less than 30 mL/min): Do not exceed 4 mg daily.

Liver Dose Adjustments

-Mild to moderate hepatic impairment (Child Pugh A or B): No adjustment recommended.
-Severe hepatic impairment (Child Pugh C): Not recommended.

Dose Adjustments

The daily dose should not exceed 4 mg in patients taking potent CYP450 3A4 inhibitors (e.g., ketoconazole, itraconazole, clarithromycin).

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-This drug may be taken without regard to meals.
-This drug should be swallowed whole with liquid and not chewed, crushed, or divided.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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