Duvoid

Duvoid treats urinary retention which is the inability to urinate. Take on an empty stomach, either 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals, to avoid nausea or vomiting. May cause dizziness.

Duvoid Overview

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Duvoid is a prescription medication used to relieve difficulties in urinating caused by surgery or other factors. Duvoid belongs to a group of drugs called cholinergic agents, which help muscles work to empty urine from the bladder.

This medication comes in tablet form and is taken 3 or 4 times a day, on an empty stomach, either 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals.

Common side effects of Duvoid include general discomfort, upset stomach, and dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Duvoid affects you.
 

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Uses of Duvoid

Duvoid is a prescription medication used to relieve difficulties in urinating caused by surgery or other factors.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
 

Manufacturer

Bethanechol

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Duvoid Drug Class

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Side Effects of Duvoid

Serious side effects have been reported with Duvoid.

Common side effects of Duvoid include general discomfort, upset stomach, and dizziness.

This is not a complete list of Duvoid side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.