Detrol is indicated to the management of overactive bladder with the signs of urge urinary incontinence, urgency, and frequency.
Take Detrol exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or over recommended. Follow the directions on the prescription label.
Your doctor may occasionally alter your dose to successfully obtain the best results.
Take Detrol with water. Do not crush, chew, break, or open a controlled-release capsule. Swallow it whole. Breaking or opening the pill may cause excessive drug to be removed previously.
Store Detrol at room temperature from moisture and also heat.
If you missed a dose - take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose whether it is almost time for your forthcoming scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to produce up the missed dose.
The recommended dose of Detrol Capsules is 4 mg once daily with water and swallowed whole. The dose might be lowered to 2 mg daily determined by individual response and tolerability; however, limited efficacy data are around for Detrol 2 mg.
For patients with mild to moderate hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh Class A or B) or severe renal impairment (CCr 10-30 mL/min), the recommended dose of Detrol is 2 mg once daily. Detrol isn't suitable for use in patients with severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh Class C). Patients with CCKlO mL/min haven't been studied and rehearse of Detrol on this population is not recommended.
For patients who are taking drugs that are potent inhibitors of CYP3A4 [e.g., ketoconazole, clarithromycin, ritonavir], the recommended dose of Detrol is 2 mg once daily.
Store Detrol at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store far from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Do not store inside the bathroom. Keep Detrol out of the reach of youngsters and far from pets.
Get emergency medical help if you have all of these warning signs of a hypersensitivity to Detrol: hives; lack of breath; swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using Detrol and call your medical professional at once in case you have these serious unwanted effects:
Less serious Detrol side effects can sometimes include:
This is not a complete set of unwanted side effects yet others may occur. Call a medical expert for medical health advice about unwanted effects.
Before taking tolterodine, tell a medical expert or pharmacist should you be allergic for it; or when you have another allergies. This product could have inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or any other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication shouldn't be used in case you have certain health conditions. Before by using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist for those who have: problems emptying your bladder (urinary retention), severe blockage of stomach/intestines (gastric retention), some eye condition (uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma).
Before by using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your track record, especially of: other bladder problems (e.g., bladder outflow obstruction), stomach/intestinal disease (e.g., ulcerative colitis), slowed movement of stomach/intestines, severe constipation, controlled narrow-angle glaucoma, kidney disease, liver disease, enlarged prostate, a certain muscle disease (myasthenia gravis).
Tolterodine could cause a complaint that affects one's heart rhythm (QT prolongation). QT prolongation can infrequently cause serious (rarely fatal) fast/irregular heartbeat along with other symptoms (like severe dizziness, fainting) that need immediate medical assistance. The probability of QT prolongation might be increased for those who have certain health conditions or are taking other drugs that may affect the guts rhythm (see also Drug Interactions section). Before using tolterodine, tell your medical professional or pharmacist in case you have any of the following conditions: certain heart disease (heart failure, slow heartbeat, QT prolongation within the EKG), genealogy and family history of certain heart problems (QT prolongation in the EKG, sudden cardiac death).
Low amounts of potassium or magnesium within the blood could also increase your likelihood of QT prolongation. This risk may increase the use of certain drugs (for example diuretics/"water pills") or if you have conditions such as severe sweating, diarrhea, or vomiting. Talk to your medical professional about using tolterodine safely.
This drug could make you dizzy or drowsy or cause blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that needs alertness or clear vision until you are sure you are able to perform such activities safely. Limit alcohol consumption.
This medication may cause decreased sweating. Avoid becoming overheated in warm weather, saunas, or during exercise or another strenuous activities since heatstroke may occur.
Kidney function declines when you get older. This medication is removed by the kidneys. Therefore, seniors might be more responsive to this drug.
This medication should be used only once clearly needed when pregnant. It is not known whether Detrol will harm an baby. Tell your medical professional in case you are pregnant or intend to conceive while employing this medication. Discuss the hazards and benefits with your medical professional.
It is unknown if the drug passes into breast milk. Consult your medical professional before breast-feeding.
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