Oxytrol (oxybutynin) reduces muscle spasms of the bladder and urinary tract.
Oxytrol can be used to take care of signs of overactive bladder, for example frequent or urgent urination, incontinence (urine leakage), and increased nighttime urination.
Oxytrol doubles for purposes unpublished in this medication guide.
Use Oxytrol the same manner prescribed from your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or longer than recommended. Follow the directions on the prescription label.
Oxytrol comes with patient instructions for effective and safe use. Follow these directions carefully. Ask your medical professional or pharmacist if you have questions.
Adults: The usual dose is 5mg several times every day. This may be increased to your maximum of 5 mg 4x every day to acquire a clinical response provided the medial side effects are tolerated.
Elderly (including frail elderly): The elimination half-life is increased inside the elderly. Therefore, a dose of 2.5mg twice a day, particularly if the patient is frail, is likely to be adequate. This dose could be titrated upwards to 5mg two times each day to obtain a clinical response provided the inside effects are very well tolerated.
Children (under five years old): Not recommended.
Children (over five years of age): Neurogenic bladder instability: the most common dose is 2.5mg twice per day. This dose might be titrated upwards to 5mg two or three times each day to acquire a clinical response provided along side it effects are very well tolerated. Nocturnal enuresis: the most common dose is 2.5mg twice every day. This dose might be titrated upwards to 5mg 2 or 3 times every day to obtain a clinical response provided the inside effects are tolerated. The last dose should be given before bedtime.
Store this medicine at room temperature in the tightly-closed container, faraway from heat and light.
Active ingredient: Oxybutynin
Get emergency medical help when you have any of these signs of a hypersensitivity to Oxytrol: hives; breathlessness; swelling of one's face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using Oxytrol and call your medical professional simultaneously when you have a significant side effect such as:
fever with hot, dermititis;
pain or burning whenever you urinate;
urinating less than usual or otherwise not whatsoever; or
severe itching, burning, or blistering that will not clean up within many hours after taking out the skin patch.
Less serious Oxytrol side effects can sometimes 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 report on negative effects yet others may occur. Call your medical professional for health advice about negative effects.
Do not use Oxytrol if you are allergic to oxybutynin, or in case you have:
untreated or uncontrolled glaucoma;
a blockage in your intestinal tract (stomach or intestines); or
when you have decreased urination or can't urinate.
To ensure you can safely use Oxytrol, tell your medical professional in case you have all of these other conditions:
an enlarged prostate;
an intestinal disorder, for example ulcerative colitis; or
a stomach disorder including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or slow digestion.
FDA pregnancy category B. Oxytrol just isn't expected to be bad for an child. Tell your physician should you be pregnant or plan to conceive during treatment. It isn't known whether oxybutynin passes into breast milk or if it might harm a nursing baby. Do not use Oxytrol without telling a medical expert if you are breast-feeding a child.
Important safety information:
Before using Oxytrol, tell a medical expert in the event you regularly use other medicines that produce you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can increase sleepiness due to oxybutynin.
Tell your physician about all the other medicines you employ, especially:
atropine (Donnatal, yet others);
hyoscyamine (Anaspaz, Cystospaz, Levsin, yet others);
an antibiotic including clarithromycin (Biaxin), dalfopristin/quinupristin (Synercid), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole), or telithromycin (Ketek); or
antifungal medicine like itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Extina, Ketozole, Nizoral, Xolegal), miconazole (Oravig), or voriconazole (Vfend).
This list just isn't complete and also 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 find a new medication without telling your physician.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.