Detrol is indicated for the treating 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 and over recommended. Follow the directions in your prescription label.
Your doctor may occasionally improve your dose to ensure that you get 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 too much of the drug to be sold previously.
Store Detrol at room temperature from moisture and heat.
If you missed a dose - take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose when it is almost time for your upcoming scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make inside the missed dose.
The recommended dose of Detrol Capsules is 4 mg once daily with water and swallowed whole. The dose may be lowered to 2 mg daily according to individual response and tolerability; however, limited efficacy data are for sale 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 is just not suited to use within patients with severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh Class C). Patients with CCKlO mL/min are not studied and rehearse of Detrol with this population is not recommended.
For patients who're taking drugs which can be 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 in the bathroom. Keep Detrol out from the reach of children and from pets.
Get emergency medical help when you have some of these indications of a hypersensitivity to Detrol: hives; breathlessness; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using Detrol and call your doctor at the same time for those who have any of these serious unwanted side effects:
Less serious Detrol unwanted side effects may include:
This just isn't a complete listing of unwanted side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical health advice about unwanted side effects.
Before taking tolterodine, tell your physician or pharmacist if you are allergic with it; or in case you have another allergies. This product could have inactive ingredients, that may cause allergies and other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication shouldn't be used for those who have certain medical conditions. Before by using this medicine, consult a medical expert or pharmacist when you have: problems emptying your bladder (urinary retention), severe blockage of stomach/intestines (gastric retention), a specific eye condition (uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma).
Before applying 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 potentially cause a condition that affects one's heart rhythm (QT prolongation). QT prolongation can infrequently lead to serious (rarely fatal) fast/irregular heartbeat as well as other symptoms (including severe dizziness, fainting) which need immediate medical attention. The chance of QT prolongation might be increased when you have certain medical conditions or consider other drugs which could affect one's heart rhythm (see also Drug Interactions section). Before using tolterodine, tell your medical professional or pharmacist for those who have any of these conditions: certain cardiovascular disease (heart failure, slow heartbeat, QT prolongation within the EKG), family history of certain heart problems (QT prolongation inside the EKG, sudden cardiac death).
Low degrees of potassium or magnesium inside the blood can also increase your probability of QT prolongation. This risk may increase the use of certain drugs (like diuretics/"water pills") or for those who have conditions for example severe sweating, diarrhea, or vomiting. Talk to a medical expert about using tolterodine safely.
This drug will make you dizzy or drowsy or cause blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or go activity that needs alertness or clear vision unless you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcohol based drinks.
This medication can cause decreased sweating. Avoid becoming overheated in summer, saunas, or during exercise or any other strenuous activities since heatstroke may occur.
Kidney function declines when you age group. This medication is slowly removed from the kidneys. Therefore, elderly people could be more understanding of this drug.
This medication ought to be used not until clearly needed while pregnant. It is just not known whether Detrol will harm an unborn baby. Tell your physician should you be pregnant or want to conceive while employing this medication. Discuss the hazards and benefits with your doctor.
It is unknown if this type of drug passes into breast milk. Consult your medical professional before breast-feeding.
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