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Oxibutin 5mg, should a paraplegic take it?

Oxibutin 5mg, should a paraplegic take it?

Bladder spasms: Bladder spasms and problems with urinary control our unfortunately very common in people with spinal cord injuries such as yourself. Oxybutynin is very commonly used to treat these problems and should be safe although of course you should check with your doctor before taking any new medicine. I hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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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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How long does it take for oxybutynin to work?

Quickly: Immediate release oxybutinin taken orally begins to work in 20-30 minutes. ...Read more

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How long does it take oxybutynin to start working?

How long does it take oxybutynin to start working?

3 days to several mo: Most people have some effect within a few days but studies show continued benefit out to 4+ months. For more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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How long does it take oxybutynin to start to work?

About an hour: Antispasmodic activity occurs within 30 to 60 minutes after taking and can last for 6 to 10 hours. ...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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Please can someone tell me how many mg of oxybutynin does it take to overdose?

Please can someone tell me how many mg of oxybutynin does it take to overdose?

Here are some ...: Its standard dose for adults is 5 mg orally 3 times daily, occasionally, may be up to 10 mg 3 times under close supervision. As to how much an individual can take, it's something to do individual age and health state, especially with liver function; these are similar to the concern of using other drugs. So, following recommended dose is the rule for all drug use. If needed to up or down dose, ask. ...Read more

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I was on ditropan now take oxybutynin which makes me drowsy medicaid didn't pay for ditropan didnt 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