Urispas is used to treat bladder symptoms such as frequent or urgent urination, increased night-time urination, bladder pain, and incontinence (urine leakage). These bladder symptoms are often caused by overactive bladder, prostate enlargement, bladder infections, or irritation of the urethra.
Urispas will not treat a bacterial or fungal bladder infection. Infections must be treated with an antibiotic.
Urispas may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to urispas, or if you have untreated or uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma, a blockage in your digestive tract (stomach or intestines), or if you are unable to urinate.
Before using urispas, tell your doctor if you have glaucoma or urinary problems.
Urispas can cause drowsiness or blurred vision. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
There may be other medicines that can interact with urispas. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor. Keep a list with you of all the medicines you use and show this list to any doctor or other healthcare provider who treats you.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor if you have serious side effects such as hot and dry skin, confusion, pounding heartbeats, fluttering in your chest, or if you stop urinating.
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to urispas, or have certain conditions. Be sure your doctor knows if you have:
- a blockage in your stomach or intestines;
- a history of stomach ulcer or bleeding; or
- if you are unable to urinate.
Before using urispas, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have: glaucoma; or urinary problems.
If you have any of these conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take urispas.
FDA pregnancy category B. This medication is not expected to be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.
It is not known whether urispas passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
This medication is used to treat certain bladder/urinary tract symptoms. Urispas is a smooth-muscle relaxant. It works by relaxing the muscles in the bladder. Urispas helps to reduce leaking of urine, feelings of needing to urinate right away, frequent trips to the bathroom, and bladder pain. This medication does not treat the cause of your bladder symptoms (e.g., urinary tract/bladder/prostate infection or inflammation).