Oxytrol (oxybutynin) reduces muscle spasms with the bladder and urinary tract.
Oxytrol is used to deal with signs and symptoms of overactive bladder, such as frequent or urgent urination, incontinence (urine leakage), and increased nighttime urination.
Oxytrol may also be used for purposes not listed within this medication guide.
Use Oxytrol exactly as prescribed through your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
Oxytrol is sold with patient instructions for secure and efficient use. Follow these directions carefully. Ask your physician or pharmacist when you have any questions.
Adults: The usual dose is 5mg two or three times a day. This could possibly be increased to your maximum of 5 mg four times a day to obtain a clinical response provided the side effects are tolerated.
Elderly (including frail elderly): The elimination half-life is increased inside the elderly. Therefore, a dose of 2.5mg twice every day, particularly if the patient is frail, might be adequate. This dose might be titrated upwards to 5mg two times a day to secure a clinical response provided the side effects are well tolerated.
Children (under five years of aging): Not recommended.
Children (over a few years old): Neurogenic bladder instability: the most common dose is 2.5mg twice every day. This dose could possibly be titrated upwards to 5mg two or three times a day to secure a clinical response provided the side effects are well tolerated. Nocturnal enuresis: the standard dose is 2.5mg twice each day. This dose might be titrated upwards to 5mg two or three times a day to secure a clinical response provided along side it effects are tolerated. The last dose needs to be given before bedtime.
Store this medicine at room temperature in a very tightly-closed container, away from heat and light-weight.
Active ingredient: Oxybutynin
Get emergency medical help when you have any of these indications of a hypersensitive reaction to Oxytrol: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using Oxytrol and call a medical expert at once for those who have a significant complication like:
fever with hot, dry skin;
pain or burning once you urinate;
urinating under usual you aren't in any respect; or
severe itching, burning, or blistering that does not solve within hrs after taking out the skin patch.
Less serious Oxytrol side effects might include:
mild skin itching, burning, redness, or discoloration in which a patch was worn;
dizziness, drowsiness, weakness;
dry eyes, blurred vision;
warmth, tingling, or redness below your skin;
nausea, vomiting, stomach pain;
constipation or diarrhea;
feeling restless; or
sleep problems (insomnia).
This is just not a complete listing of unwanted effects yet others may occur. Call your physician for medical health advice about side effects.
Do not use Oxytrol should you be allergic to oxybutynin, or for those who have:
untreated or uncontrolled glaucoma;
a blockage inside your digestive tract (stomach or intestines); or
for those who have decreased urination or can't seem to urinate.
To be sure to can safely use Oxytrol, tell your physician for those who have all of these other difficulties:
an enlarged prostate;
an intestinal disorder, such as ulcerative colitis; or
a stomach disorder including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or slow digestion.
FDA pregnancy category B. Oxytrol isn't anticipated to be bad for an unborn baby. Tell your physician should you be pregnant or want to conceive during treatment. It isn't known whether oxybutynin passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use Oxytrol without telling your doctor should you be breast-feeding a baby.
Important safety information:
Before using Oxytrol, tell your physician should you regularly use other medicines which make you sleepy (for example cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness a result of oxybutynin.
Tell your physician about all the other medicines you use, especially:
atropine (Donnatal, and others);
hyoscyamine (Anaspaz, Cystospaz, Levsin, and others);
an antibiotic for example clarithromycin (Biaxin), dalfopristin/quinupristin (Synercid), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole), or telithromycin (Ketek); or
antifungal medicine for example itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Extina, Ketozole, Nizoral, Xolegal), miconazole (Oravig), or voriconazole (Vfend).
This list is not complete along with other drugs may communicate with Oxytrol. Tell your doctor about all medications you employ. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not begin a new medication without telling your medical professional.
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