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What is the definition or description of: Ditropan (oxybutynin) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Ditropan (oxybutynin) allergy?

Here is...: Life any drug, Ditropan may induce t induce unwanted severe dry mouth, urinary retention, constipation, eye pain, dizziness, other CNS-effects, etc., which are intolerable, way beyond its originally intended benefits to suppress bladder instability, and unpredictable. So, always use it with caution. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Oxybutynin (Definition)

Oxybutynin is a generic medication in the class of "antcholinergic" drugs. It is often prescribed for overactive bladder to relax the bladder. It is typically well tolerated but can cause dry mouth, dry eyes, constipation and confusion in older patients. The risk of side effects ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Oxybutynin allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Oxybutynin allergy?

Anticholinergic: Oxybutanine relaxes the bladder hence it is used for over active bladder. Allergic reaction may consist of severe dry moth, hives or generalised skin rash, respiratory difficulty. ...Read more

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Does ditropan (oxybutynin) medicne for bladder control work?

Does ditropan (oxybutynin) medicne for bladder control work?

Yes it does: Best to try generic oxybutinin er (extended release) first, works just as well for most & is cheaper & has lower co-pay. ...Read more

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Which is better for treating hyperhidrosis: ditropan (oxybutynin) or glycopyrrolate?

Which is better for treating hyperhidrosis: ditropan (oxybutynin) or glycopyrrolate?

Depends: Both are used to treat hyperhidrosis. Effects are different to different patients although pts tend to complain about ditropan (oxybutynin) side effects more: drowsiness, decrease mentation...The number one side effect I hear about robinyl is dry mouth. ...Read more

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What about ditropan (oxybutynin) xl?

What about ditropan (oxybutynin) xl?

It's there...: It's a good choice for women with overactive bladder and urge incontinence. I often use it for urinary urgency in both males and females, although, I prefer an immediate release formulation. It's been shown to work in men with benign prostate hypertrophy to improve their urination. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: ditropan (oxybutynin)?

Oxybyutynin: Ditropan is a trade name for oxybutynin, an anticholinergic medication. It inhibits bladder spasms through acting on the m1, m2, and m3 cholinergic receptors. Side effects commonly include dry mouth and constipation. It is usually prescribed for patients with overactive bladder symptoms or other bladder dysfunction. ...Read more

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Why would my kids need to go on ditropan (oxybutynin)?

Why would my kids need to go on ditropan (oxybutynin)?

Urinary frequency: Ditropan (oxybutynin) is a bladder medicine used to cut down on urinary episodes. I'm not sure why a child would be placed on it for any other reason. ...Read more

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Weight gain from taking ditropan (oxybutynin)?

Ditropan (oxybutynin): Ditropan (oxybutynin) is used to treat overactive bladder. Weight gain is not a reported side-effect. ...Read more

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Ditropan (oxybutynin) is good for bladder spasms?

Ditropan (oxybutynin) is good for bladder spasms?

It works.: Ditropan (oxybutynin) is part of a family of medications called anticholinergics that can help calm the bladder. It is an effective treatment for overactive bladder and has been used to help manage bladder spasms. Bladder spasms often occur with bladder irritation, such as that after surgery, or during infection, or in neurologic problems of the bladder. Side effects often can limit the dose. ...Read more

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What kind of side effects would I have if I stopped taking ditropan (oxybutynin) XL cold turkey?

What kind of side effects would I have if I stopped taking ditropan (oxybutynin) XL cold turkey?

Symptoms will return: Most likely. However you shopuld not have any withdrawal side effects. Tapering od stopping Ditropan (oxybutynin) is also a trial of whether or not you need it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Takin ditropan (oxybutynin) for overactive bladder and still having issues. What should I do now?

Takin ditropan (oxybutynin) for overactive bladder and still having issues. What should I do now?

See below: Ditropan (oxybutynin) is just one of several drugs to treat oab. You may need to try another medication and/or increase the dose of the medication that you are taking. In addition, make sure that oab is the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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I was on ditropan now take oxybutynin which makes me drowsy medicaid didn't pay for ditropan didn't have side effects on it will authorization work?

Ask Medicaid: Medicaid is a very limited formulary which contains generics in each category I'll have to call them or maybe your physicians office can check on the ...Read more

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I have a very weak bladder what can I do I have taken ditropan (oxybutynin) XL 15mg 2x day for 5+ years I had hysterectomy when I was 30 I am 44 now

I have a very weak bladder what can I do I have taken ditropan (oxybutynin) XL 15mg 2x day for 5+ years I had hysterectomy when I was 30 I am 44 now

See below: I am not sure what you mean by "weak bladder". If you have overactive bladder then you might try changing to another medication and making sure that your diet isn't aggravating the condition. ...Read more

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Will ditropan (oxybutynin) stop my heavy axillary sweating?

Glycopyrrolate: In my large hyperhidrosis practice, I find the best oral anticholinergic medications to be glycopyrrolate and oxybutinin, in that order. The Center for Excessive Sweating was established in 1999. ...Read more

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Relationship about ditropan (oxybutynin) and gastric ulcers?

Ditropan (oxybutynin): Ditropan (oxybutynin) is used to treat overactive bladder. Weight gain is not a reported side-effect, nor is stomach ulcers, although it can cause heartburn & stomach upset. ...Read more

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Please tell me can ditropan (oxybutynin) tablets be cut in half or is that bad?

Regular Ditropan (oxybutynin) Yes: Ditropan (oxybutynin) ER can not be cut in half because each pill is a hard shell with a tiny opening through which medication slowly escapes as pill passes thru GI tract. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking ditropan (oxybutynin) for two years (related to neurogenic bladder from spinal cord injury)?

What are the side effects of taking ditropan (oxybutynin) for two years (related to neurogenic bladder from spinal cord injury)?

Assume long term?: Long term there are studies that suggest a correlation with dementia. Neurogenic bladder often has a retention component and Detrol (tolterodine) will worsen this so regular re evaluation is important. ...Read more

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I'm taking ditropan (oxybutynin) it has me drowsy itching all over my body like something crawling I can't call doctor because of holiday what to do while waiting?

Stop drug now: Ditropan (oxybutynin) is only one of several agents to control over active bladder. Stop it now and inform your doc of this allergy, then get an alternative agent. ...Read more

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I've been on Detrol, Ditropan LA, Vesicare, Enablex, and now Myrbetriq for OAB for a number of years and had a bladder lift sling surgery done about 12 years ago. However, the frequency and urge have returned with a vengeance! I am up appx. Every 2 hours

I've been on Detrol, Ditropan LA, Vesicare, Enablex, and now Myrbetriq for OAB for a number of years and had a bladder lift sling surgery done about 12 years ago. However, the frequency and urge have returned with a vengeance! I am up appx. Every 2 hours

OAB: You're describing an overactive bladder. If medications aren't helping and voiding on a schedule or "retraining" isn't helpful, you may want to consider other options such as Botox or Interstim. You should see a specialist in female pelvic medicine for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is taking ditropan (oxybutynin) and percocet around the same time after kidney stone removal surgery safe todo? I did is this going to harm me

Ok, . ..: For an average healthy man, it is okay to use both at the same time with Percocet for pain and Ditropan (oxybutynin) for urgency from bladder irritation/ spasm - not for incomplete bladder emptying. So, ask doc for specifics of care and decide. ...Read more

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What can I do for a medicine allergy?

What can I do for a medicine allergy?

Stop taking it: If it is an extreme necessity, and there are no alternatives, and you don't know whether this an allergic reaction or an adverse drug reaction (side effect), see an allergist/immunologist for evaluation and possible desensitization to the said drug for treatment of a particular disease episode, good luck ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

What is the best medicine for stubborn allergies?

Various Options: Daily steroid or antihistamines nasal sprays (fluticasone, azelastine) are helpful. Determining exactly what you could be sensitized to in order to practice appropriate avoidance measures is also important. If medications and avoidance are not effective or not feasible allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots) could be an option as well. Other meds include Sudafed, Mucinex, (guaifenesin) Afrin, oral antihistamines ...Read more

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Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Do I have to be 18 to buy medicine for allergies?

Depends: It depends on the medication. Some medicines are over the counter and some are behind the counter requiring photo id and signature. ...Read more

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I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

I had allergy today, was it due to any of my medicine?

Could be!: Without understanding the circumstances and the type of reaction, it is impossible to answer the question. If you started the new medicine, and experienced a reaction, it could be due to allergy to the medication. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to cure allergy?

No cure yet, but...: Allergy shots (allergen immunotherapy) is currently the only treatment that is disease modifiying, meaning it can change how the body responds to exposure to allergens. It is "natural" and long lasting effects carry on after shots are stopped. It works for most, but not all people. Closest thing to a cure so far..... For more read my blog at: http://www. Familyallergyasthmacare. Com/2013/03/its-no. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

What is the best OTC allergy medicine?

OTC Allergy: Not fair. Truly, it is trial-and-error. What works best for you might not work best for someone else. Loratadine is the weakest binding non-sedating antihistamine; Cetirizine is the strongest binding non-sedating antihistamine. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) works better than both but it makes people sleepy. ...Read more

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How are drug allergies treated usually?

How are drug allergies treated usually?

See below: It depends on the severity of the reaction. Certainly removal of the offending drug is the first step. Then medication to help with itching or hives, an antihistamine maybe needed. Also, steroids are some times used. And in severe cases, hospitalization maybe indicated. ...Read more

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What medicine to take for seasonal allergies?

Several choices: The most effective treatment for relief of seasonal allergies are prescription nasal steroid sprays (qnasl, nasonex, (mometasone) rhinocort, flonase). If symptoms are mild then over the counter zyrtec, claritin, or Allegra can help. It's best to start treating seasonal allergies before the "season" starts. This is a prevention approach. If the above meds haven't controlled symptoms, consider allergy shots. ...Read more

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Will taking expired allergy medicine hurt you?

Will taking expired allergy medicine hurt you?

Big question: There are a lot of allergy medications & your time span is enormous. Could you take a medication that expired last month? Yes. Last year? Yes, but it might not work as well. Five years ago? Sure but why bother? Medications don't become dangerous as they age just gradually less effective. One exception is Epinephrine it rapidly loses effectiveness after expiration & its needed to save lives. ...Read more

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Hi what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Hi what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Think whole airway: Upper airway allergies trigger clear, watery discharge along with itch and congestion; this can tickle the back of throat: thus cough - but lower airway involvement must be considered. Allergies can cause cough through asthma-like reactions (or outright cough asthma). Albuterol inhaler +\-montelukast worth a try after oral antihistamines and nasal steroids/antihistamines. ...Read more

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What is the best allergy medicine for your child?

What is the best allergy medicine for your child?

Varies: Each child may respond differently to allergy medicines, all of the second generation antihistamines can be effective. These include loratadine, Cetirizine and fexofenadine. Each medication is dosed once daily and causes minimal sedation or behavioral effects. ...Read more

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Hi, what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

Hi, what medicine is good for allergy and cough?

ALLERGIC RHINITIS: YES:Allergic rhinitis causes Swelling of nasal mucosa/itchy eyes /post nasal drip. You can do nasal irrigation with Neil Med system. Zaditor (ketotifen) Eye Drops and Claritin & Flonase are all effective. If symptoms persist follow up with your doctor for exam and labs ...Read more

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What will happen if you overdose on allergy medicine?

What will happen if you overdose on allergy medicine?

It depends on the: Specific type of medicine and the amount of the overdose. Are you considering taking an overdose? Are you considering suicide as an option? You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255). For active suicide thoughts with a strong urge please be seen at your nearest er. Follow on psychological/ psychiatric care is important. ...Read more

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I seriously need strong allergy medicine please help!!?

More Info: There are many types of allergy medication and they all do slightly different things. It is difficult to tell you what is a "strong" medicine without knowing your symptoms and what you have tried to treat them already. You can get Zyrtec and NAsacort (triamcinolone) over the counter and the combination of those two helps many people. If your symptoms are very severe you might need a steroid shot. ...Read more

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What is considered the most effective allergy medicine?

Numerous: There are numerous allergy medicines from antihistamines to prescription nasal sprays. Ask your doctor what is appropriate for your particular situation. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Ditropan (Definition)

Ditropan is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more