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What should I know about fesoterodine before taking it?

You should know that fesoterodine should be avoided if you have a blockage of the urinary or intestinal tracts. People with myasthenia gravis, liver or kidney disease, severe constipation, glaucoma or a history of long QT syndrome should not take fesoterodine. It can decrease the amount you perspire, so avoid becoming dehydrated while taking this drug, as that can put you at higher risk of heat stroke. Avoid drinking alcohol which can increase fesoterodine's side effects. Several drugs that can interact with fesoterodine, including antiarrhythmics, anticholinergics, antimalarials, anticonvulsants, antifungals, antidepressants, antibiotics and narcotics. Tell your doctor about any other medications you take before starting fesoterodine.

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