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I would like to know what is the best time of day to take my

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I would like to know what is the best time of day to take my vesicare. I am presently taking 10mg tablets.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I am only taking vesicare and have no other meds. I am 67 years old. No known Allergies.
JA: Is there anything else in your medical history you would like the doctor to know?
Customer: I am a prostate cancer person, free of cancer since 2013. Also had a total left knee replacement in 2014.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

when do you have the most trouble with incontinence?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
During the night. I get awake about 4 a.m., urinate and go back to sleep. It is this time 4 a.m. until 8 a.m. when I get up that I urinated in my depense brief.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

Okay. I would take it about 1-2 hours before bed

not only will this ensure max effect at night, it will cut down on side effects

that is when I would take it

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 6 months ago.

Thanks for this question.

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