Oxytrol (oxybutynin) reduces muscle spasms of the bladder and urinary tract.
Oxytrol is employed to treat signs of overactive bladder, such as frequent or urgent urination, incontinence (urine leakage), and increased nighttime urination.
Oxytrol may also be used for purposes unlisted within this medication guide.
Use Oxytrol just as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts and for more than recommended. Follow the directions on the prescription label.
Oxytrol is sold with patient instructions for safe and effective use. Follow these directions carefully. Ask your medical professional or pharmacist for those who have questions.
Adults: The usual dose is 5mg 2-3 times each day. This might be increased to a maximum of 5 mg 4 times a day to acquire a clinical response given that the side effects are tolerated.
Elderly (including frail elderly): The elimination half-life is increased in the elderly. Therefore, a dose of 2.5mg twice each day, specifically if the patient is frail, will probably be adequate. This dose could be titrated upwards to 5mg two times a day to get a clinical response provided the medial side effects are very tolerated.
Children (under 5 years of aging): Not recommended.
Children (over several years old): Neurogenic bladder instability: the usual dose is 2.5mg twice each day. This dose may be titrated upwards to 5mg 2-3 times a day to secure a clinical response provided the medial side effects are very tolerated. Nocturnal enuresis: the standard dose is 2.5mg twice every day. This dose could possibly be titrated upwards to 5mg two or three times per day to get a clinical response provided along side it effects are tolerated. The last dose should be given before bedtime.
Store this medicine at room temperature inside a tightly-closed container, faraway from heat and light.
Active ingredient: Oxybutynin
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these indications of an allergic reaction to Oxytrol: hives; breathlessness; swelling of one's face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using Oxytrol and call your doctor at once in case you have a life threatening side-effect for example:
fever with hot, dried-out skin;
uneven heart rate;
pain or burning whenever you urinate;
urinating under usual or not at all; or
severe itching, burning, or blistering that will not clear up within a long time after taking out the skin patch.
Less serious Oxytrol negative effects may 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 under your skin;
nausea, vomiting, stomach pain;
constipation or diarrhea;
feeling restless; or
sleep problems (insomnia).
This is not a complete list of side effects yet others may occur. Call your medical professional for medical health advice about negative effects.
Do not use Oxytrol in case you are allergic to oxybutynin, or when you have:
untreated or uncontrolled glaucoma;
a blockage in your intestinal tract (stomach or intestines); or
if you have decreased urination or cannot urinate.
To make sure you can safely use Oxytrol, tell a medical expert for those who have all of these other difficulties:
an enlarged prostate;
an intestinal disorder, for example ulcerative colitis; or
a stomach disorder for example gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or slow digestion.
FDA pregnancy category B. Oxytrol isn't expected to be harmful to an baby. Tell your physician should you be pregnant or want to get pregnant during treatment. It just isn't known whether oxybutynin passes into breast milk or if it could possibly harm a nursing baby. Do not use Oxytrol without telling your medical professional if you're breast-feeding a child.
Important safety information:
Before using Oxytrol, tell your medical professional 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 enhance sleepiness brought on by oxybutynin.
Tell a medical expert about all other medicines you have, especially:
atropine (Donnatal, yet others);
hyoscyamine (Anaspaz, Cystospaz, Levsin, and others);
an antibiotic like 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 as well as other drugs may interact with Oxytrol. Tell your physician about all medications you employ. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not take up a new medication without telling a medical expert.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.