Detrol is indicated for your treatments for overactive bladder with signs of urge urinary incontinence, urgency, and frequency.
Take Detrol just as prescribed from your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or longer than recommended. Follow the directions on the prescription label.
Your doctor may occasionally alter your dose to ensure that you 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 might cause too much of the drug to be sold at once.
Store Detrol at room temperature away from moisture and also heat.
If you missed a dose - make missed dose once you remember. Skip the missed dose if it's 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 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 is just not appropriate for use within patients with severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh Class C). Patients with CCKlO mL/min weren't studied and rehearse of Detrol with this population just isn't 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 from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Do not store within the bathroom. Keep Detrol out of your reach of children and from pets.
Get emergency medical help when you have all of these warning signs of a hypersensitivity to Detrol: hives; breathlessness; swelling of one's face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using Detrol and call your doctor at the same time if you have any of these serious unwanted side effects:
Less serious Detrol side effects might include:
This is not a complete report on negative effects among others may occur. Call your physician for medical advice about side effects.
Before taking tolterodine, tell your medical professional or pharmacist if you are allergic for it; or in case you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause hypersensitive reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication shouldn't be used if you have certain health concerns. Before by using this medicine, consult a medical expert or pharmacist in case you have: problems emptying your bladder (urinary retention), severe blockage of stomach/intestines (gastric retention), a specific eye condition (uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma).
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your health background, 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, some muscle disease (myasthenia gravis).
Tolterodine might cause a disorder that affects the center rhythm (QT prolongation). QT prolongation can infrequently cause serious (rarely fatal) fast/irregular heartbeat along with other symptoms (for example severe dizziness, fainting) that need immediate medical attention. The probability of QT prolongation could possibly be increased if you have certain medical ailments or consider other drugs that could affect the center rhythm (see also Drug Interactions section). Before using tolterodine, tell a medical expert or pharmacist for those who have any of the following conditions: certain cardiovascular disease (heart failure, slow heartbeat, QT prolongation in the EKG), ancestors and family history of certain heart problems (QT prolongation inside EKG, sudden cardiac death).
Low levels of potassium or magnesium within the blood may also increase your risk of QT prolongation. This risk may increase if you are using certain drugs (like diuretics/"water pills") or when you have conditions for example severe sweating, diarrhea, or vomiting. Talk to your physician about using tolterodine safely.
This drug might make you dizzy or drowsy or cause blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that will need alertness or clear vision before you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit booze.
This medication might cause decreased sweating. Avoid becoming overheated in summer, saunas, or during exercise and other strenuous activities since heatstroke may occur.
Kidney function declines because you get older. This medication is removed through the kidneys. Therefore, seniors may be more understanding of this drug.
This medication ought to be used only when clearly needed while pregnant. It is just not known whether Detrol will harm an developing fetus. Tell your physician should you be pregnant or want to conceive while applying this medication. Discuss the potential risks and benefits with your doctor.
It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.