Vibegron Oral Tablets
What is this medication?
VIBEGRON (vye BEG ron) is used to treat overactive bladder. This medicine reduces the amount of bathroom visits. It may also help to control wetting accidents.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
COMMON BRAND NAME(S): GEMTESA
What should I tell my care team before I take this medication?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
- kidney disease
- liver disease
- prostate disease
- trouble passing urine
- an unusual or allergic reaction to vibegron, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I use this medication?
Take this medicine by mouth with water. Take it as directed on the prescription label at the same time every day. Swallow the tablets whole. You can take it with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food. You may also crush the tablet and put the contents in 1 tablespoon (15 mL) of applesauce. Swallow the medicine and applesauce right away. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take it more often than directed. Keep taking it unless your health care provider tells you to stop.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
What may interact with this medication?
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
What should I watch for while using this medication?
Visit your health care provider for regular checks on your progress. Tell your health care provider if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
You may need to limit your intake of tea, coffee, caffeinated sodas, or alcohol. These drinks may make your symptoms worse.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medication?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
- infection (fever, chills, cough, sore throat, pain or trouble passing urine)
- trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
- dry mouth
- nasal congestion (runny or stuffy nose)
- sore throat
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Where should I keep my medication?
Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F).
NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.
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