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Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S

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FORMULAFlavoxate 200 mg
COMPANYPacific Pharmaceuticals Ltd
TYPETablet
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About

Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S is a medicine used to treat a hyperfunctioning urinary bladder that can significantly affect one’s life. Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S belongs to a class of drugs called antimuscarinics used to manage uncontrolled bladder movements manifested as a repeated desire to urinate, due to an abnormally contracting bladder. Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S can be taken alone or in combination with other drugs along with some behavioral changes. The benefits of Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S can also be utilized resulting in the aftermath of surgery, cystoscopy, prostatitis, or urinary catheterization, in female patients with uterine hypertonia, etc.

Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S is chemically composed of “Flavoxate”, an antimuscarinic that works by controlling the muscle contraction of the bladder via blocking of muscarinic receptors on the associated organ including the urinary bladder. This results in ease and controlled urination and pain relief while urinating. The length of treatment is o be determined by the doctor, tailored to cater to individual needs. In general  Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S takes about 1 to 2 hours to start working. 

Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S is available in tablets in the form of oral tablets on prescription to be swallowed via mouth with a glass of water, with or without a meal. Usually, a tablet 3 times a day depending on the severity of the condition being treated or as advised by the doctor. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S is not safe to be prescribed to children under 12 years of age. In pregnancy or lactation always ask a doctor first since very little safety data is available. Some of the common side effects observed with Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S  are nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, skin rash, somnolence, etc.

Indications

Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S is prescribed to children and adults to treat the following symptoms resulting due to prostatitis, cystitis, surgery, urethritis, pelvic myalgia, etc.

  • Incontinence 
  • Nocturia 
  • Suprapubic pain 
  • Painful micturition 
  • Inability to control the urine flow 

How does Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S work

Flavoxate, contained in Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S is an antimuscarinic that works by controlling the muscle contraction of the bladder via blocking of muscarinic receptors on the associated organ including the urinary bladder. It helps the muscles of the bladder to relax and ease frequent urination and pain relief.

How to use Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S

Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S is available in the form of oral tablets to be taken as advised by the doctor. Swallow the tablet with a glass of water without chewing or crushing the tablets. To minimize gastric side effects you can take it with meals. The dosage of this drug depends upon the condition being treated which is given in divided doses. The time duration for which Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S should be taken is decided by your doctor. 

Available Potency of Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S 

  • 200 mg -   Tablet

Dosage

Adult Dose

100 to 200 mg, three times a day, at even intervals of 6 to 8 hours

Child Dose

Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S is not prescribed to children under 12 years of age due to unestablished safety. For children 12 years and above: 

100 to 200 mg, three times a day, at even intervals of 6 to 8 hours

Elderly Dose

Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S must be used with caution in patients aged 65 and above and watch out for signs of mental confusion which may be more pronounced in this age group. Your physician will set the dose most appropriate for your health status. 

Pregnancy use and lactation

Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S is classified as a pregnancy category B drug by FDA (meaning no evidence of any risk to the human fetus in controlled animal trials but insufficient data on humans is available). If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, please consult your doctor before using Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S.

Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S is also secreted in human milk, if you are breastfeeding, please consult your doctor before taking Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S. 

Contraindications

Please inform your doctor if you have a history of any before using Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S:

  • Allergic reaction to Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S or similar drugs
  • Severe Liver disease 
  • Children under 12 years of age 
  • Pregnancy 
  • Obstructive conditions like gastric or duodenal obstruction 
  • Gastric bleeding 
  • Achalasia 
  • Obstructive uropathy of the lower urinary tract 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S:

  • Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S must be used with caution if you have a history of drug-related allergies
  • If there is also a urinary tract infection, Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S must be given with an antibiotic medicine 
  • Adequacy of kidney function must be ensured. Dose adjustment may be required 
  • For patients who have glaucoma, Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S must be used with caution
  • Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S must be used in the elderly age group since mental confusion and vertigo may be more pronounced in this age group 
  • Before starting Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S pregnant and/or breastfeeding females should consult a doctor first 
  • Caffeine intake in large amounts is not advised if you are suffering from incontinence and frequent urination. See FAQs for details 
  • Alcohol consumption must be avoided with Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S  
  • ‌Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S has some effects which may induce drowsiness, avoid driving/riding a bike or operating any heavy machinery, or sharp tools till you feel better

Interaction with other medications

Certain medications could interact with Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S and may increase or decrease its absorption, in which case, your doctor might alter your dosage. A few of these interacting drugs are given below:

  • Pramlintide
  • Secretin
  • Anticholinergic drugs (such as atropine, scopolamine
  • Cholinergic agonists like pilocarpine 
  • Bisphosphonates
  • Antispasm drugs like clidinium, dicyclomine
  • Amitriptyline 
  • Belladonna alkaloids 
  • Opium 
  • Droperidol 
  • Haloperidol 
  • Ipratropium 
  • Pimozide 

Adverse effects

Like most medicines, Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S has some side effects which include:

Common side effects

  • Nausea 
  • Constipation 
  • Fatigue 
  • Drowsiness 
  • Dizziness 
  • Dry mouth 

Less common side effects

  • Hypersensitivity/allergic skin reactions
  • Visual disturbance 
  • Dysuria 
  • Glaucoma 
  • Headache 
  • Mental confusion 
  • Mood changes 
  • Pain in the eyes 
  • Palpitation 
  • Tachycardia 
  • Hyperpyrexia

How to cope with some of the adverse effects

  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) - Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you're sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water.
  • Feeling drowsy -If the medication makes you feel drowsy or sleepy, stop what you're doing and sit or lie down until you feel better, and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.
  • Dry Mouth- Can be helped by sipping water throughout the day, chewing sugarless gum, using alcohol-free mouthwash, allowing ice to melt in the mouth, or using a saliva substitute
  • Stomachache - Try to rest as much as possible and have smaller and more frequent meals. Using a heat pack or hot water bottle over the area in pain might help in giving some relief. If the pain persists and is severe, speak to your doctor
  • Headaches - In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe
  • Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak  - If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you're doing and sit or lie down until you feel better, and do not rise too fast or immediately from sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.
  • Constipation - Can be combated by adding more fibers to the patient’s diet, asking the patient to drink plenty of fluids, and increasing their physical activity to trigger contractions in the intestines

FAQs

#1. WHAT EXACTLY DOES Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S DO?

Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S helps ease the symptoms of urinary incontinence and frequent micturition by relaxing the urinary bladder via its antagonizing action on the muscarinic receptors.

#2. HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S TO START WORKING?

The full effects of Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S may become evident in 1 to 2 hours after oral intake 

#3. HOW LONG WILL I HAVE TO TAKE Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S FOR?

The duration for using Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S depends on your condition being treated and your response. Follow your doctor’s advice 

#4. CAN I DRINK ALCOHOL WITH  Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S?

Avoid consuming alcohol in large amounts when taking Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S to prevent the risk of adverse effects. 

#5. WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S?

If you have taken too much of the prescribed Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S you may experience symptoms of overdose, for example, fast pounding, irregular heartbeat, upset stomach, blurred vision, fainting, dizziness, seizures, or life-threatening severe symptoms. Contact your doctor immediately if you have any of these symptoms. 

#6. WHAT IF I FORGET TO TAKE Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S?

Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S is taken 3 - 4 times a day so you can take the missed dose as soon as you remember unless it's about time until your next dose, in which case you should skip the missed dose. If it helps to remind you, set an alarm, or use a pill organizer or a mobile application so you do not miss any dose. Make sure to complete your course of treatment even if you feel better and think you do not need to take it anymore.

#7. CAN I TAKE  Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S DURING PREGNANCY OR BREASTFEEDING?

If you are pregnant or are planning to have a baby, please consult your doctor before using Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S as it may pose a threat to the unborn baby. If you are breastfeeding, please consult your doctor before taking Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S as it may pose a risk to your baby.

#8. CAN THE USE OF Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S CAUSE DROWSINESS?

It can cause drowsiness, dizziness, and visual disturbances. If you experience any of these symptoms avoid driving or operating heavy machinery or sharp tools.

#9. CAN I DRIVE OR RIDE A BIKE AFTER TAKING Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S?

Usually  Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S  is known to cause drowsiness and dizziness so make sure you know how your body reacts while using this drug. Do not drive or use any machinery until you feel normal again

#10. HOW SHOULD Genurin Forte 200mg Tablet 10 'S BE STORED?

Store it at room temperature, away from excess heat, direct sunlight, and moisture. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people. Dispose of the unused medicine. 

#11. ARE THERE ANY LIFESTYLE CHANGES I NEED TO MAKE?

Several lifestyle modifications can help you with your hyperfunctioning bladder:

  • It is important that you observe the pattern of how and when you go to the restroom
  • Bladder training programs can help you adapt better to your condition. Discuss with your doctor 
  • Avoid caffeinated drinks and products that will disturb your bladder unnecessarily. Drinks like coffee, tea, colas, chocolates, etc 
  • Exercises to increase stability and strength of pelvis floor
  • Alcohol consumption should be restricted 
  • If your condition disturbs your sleep at night, try to increase the fluids during the day
  • Regularly take your medicines and keep a follow-up with your doctor.

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