Overactive bladder/enuresis:

Indications for GEMTESA:

Overactive bladder with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency, and urinary frequency.

Adult Dosage:

Swallow whole. Tabs may also be crushed, then mixed with a tablespoon of applesauce. 75mg once daily.

Children Dosage:

Not established.

GEMTESA Warnings/Precautions:

Increased risk of urinary retention (esp. bladder outlet obstruction, patients taking antimuscarinic drugs for OAB); monitor and discontinue if develops. Severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh C) or renal impairment (eGFR <15mL/min/1.73m2): not recommended. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

GEMTESA Classification:

Beta-3 adrenergic agonist.

GEMTESA Interactions:

Potentiates digoxin; monitor serum digoxin levels prior to initiation, during, and after therapy (titrate and adjust dose as needed).

Adverse Reactions:

Headache, urinary tract infection, nasopharyngitis, diarrhea, nausea, upper respiratory tract infection; urinary retention.

Generic Drug Availability:

NO

How Supplied:

Tabs—30, 90

Pricing for GEMTESA

75mg tablet (Qty: 30)
Appx. price $466
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