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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

Dr. Gary Sandler
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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: 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

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Are there any other over-the-counter drugs which work like oxybutynin?

Are there any other over-the-counter drugs which work like oxybutynin?

Something close..: There isn't any med that works like Oxybutynin that is available otc, but meds such as diphenhydramine/meclizine/dexbromphiramine etc. Can have similar (but less potent) effects on the bladder muscles. Thus use of these meds may reduce the urgency/frequency of urination problem which is more frequently treated with oxybutynin/tolterodine/solifenacin etc... Consult doc if u have problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does the drug oxybutynin give the full effects of improving a bladder condition?

How long does the drug  oxybutynin  give the full effects of improving a bladder condition?

Bladder: Oxybutynin half life is 2 to 3 hours and the extended relief product half life is 12 hours. That is why the regular might need to be dosed 4 times daily while the xr is dosed once or twice daily ...Read more

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Can there be any other over-the-counter drugs which contain the same elements as oxybutynin?

Can there be any other over-the-counter drugs which contain the same elements as oxybutynin?

Yes: Oxytrol patch is transdermal oxybutynin. It used to be by prescription only but now is OTC. ...Read more

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Are there any other over-the-counter drugs which contain the same ingredients as oxybutynin?

Are there any other over-the-counter drugs which contain the same ingredients as oxybutynin?

"Oxybutinin": Oxybutinin is solely a "by prescription" only medication and cannot be acquired "over-the-counter.". ...Read more

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What is the highest dose the oxybutynin patch?

What is the highest dose the oxybutynin patch?

3.9mg/day: I believe there is only one dosage available for the pacth--oxytrol which is 3.9mg/day to be applied 2x/week patch. I could be wrong on this but it is the only that I am aware of up to this point. You may want to double check with your doc or your local pharmacist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there medications you should not take with oxybutynin?

Yes: There is a long list that may cause problems. I would suggest you review the list online. ...Read more

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Can oxybutynin effect glaucoma?

Can oxybutynin effect glaucoma?

Depends: Oxybutynin is in a class of medications called anticholinergics/antimuscarinics. It is commonly used for urinary incontinence, ; works by relaxing the bladder muscles. It also can dilate your pupils. If you have glaucoma, it's use is to be used very cautiously in individuals affected by narrow angle glaucoma. Your ophthalmologist would be able to tell you if you can safely use oxybutynin. ...Read more

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Can oxybutynin affect a person's panic attacks?

Can oxybutynin affect a person's panic attacks?

Hard to say: Two of the listed side effects of this medication are agitation and palpitations. These could precipitate or exacerbate a panic attack. Or you may have no effect at all. ...Read more

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Can oxybutynin cause someone to get panic attacks?

Can oxybutynin cause someone to get panic attacks?

Oxybutynin & Panic: Ditropan (oxybutynin) is used to treat overactive bladder. It can cause nausea, dry mouth, blurred vision, headaches, dizziness & rash. Some cases develop nervousness, but to my knowledge, no panic attacks are reported. ...Read more

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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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Will taking oxybutynin affect me and anesthesia during surgery?

No but tell MD: This medication is an anti-spasmodic that acts by antagonizing acetylcholine at the muscarinic receptors. This doesn't really affect any of the anesthetics that we use, but you should let your anesthesiologist know about this drug beforehand. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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Does oxybutynin have a side effect on sexual activity or dryness?

It can/will.: Oxybutin is a human insectacide, with non-specific effects on the autonomic nervous systems. Anti-cholinergic drugs have some anti-histaminic activity as well. This can cause vaginal dryness, or simply less lubrication during intercourse. ...Read more

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Does oxybutynin have the side effect of dryness during sexual activity?

Does oxybutynin have the side effect of dryness during sexual activity?

Yes: Oxybutynin works by inhibiting certain nerves that control bladder function. However one of the side effects is decrease in secretions throughout the body. It can cause dry mouth, dry eyes, constipation as well as decrease in vaginal lubrication. ...Read more

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Does oxybutynin have any side effect on sexual activity or dryness regarding sexual activity?

See below: No listing re sexual dysfunction
can cause dryness of mucous membranes so need more lubricant for sexual activity to avoid irritation or pain. ...Read more

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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)?

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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What happens if a child takes 5ml oxybutynin by mistake?

Oxybutynin 5ml=5mg: That is a single dose for a child 5 years old or older. It would probably be OK, but still one would recommend calling the child's doctor and the poison control center: 1-800-222-1222 if a child takes something that he is not supposed to take. ...Read more

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I was discharged on Saturday 3rd June by Dr Seok Chan Noh. He included a script for 2.5 mg Oxybutynin to be taken as required. What is this for?

I was discharged on Saturday 3rd June by Dr Seok Chan Noh. He included a script for 2.5 mg Oxybutynin to be taken as required. What is this for?

Oxybutynin: It is a bladder anti-spasmodic and is used to treat symptoms of overactive bladder such as incontinence. It is an anticholinergic medication used to relieve urinary and bladder difficulties, including frequent urination and inability to control urination ...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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Tell me about oxybutynin for overactive bladder oab?

Tell me about oxybutynin for overactive bladder oab?

Urinary urgency: Oxybutynin can be used for urinary frequency, urinary urgency and urge incontinence in the absence of a bladder infection. It decreases bladder spasms and can help to improve bladder capacity. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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Oxybutynin Allergy (Definition)

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