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Oxybutynin Side Effects
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
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
Most common side effects of oxybutynin ER? Should I take at night? Does it really last 24 hrs? Will it effect my weight or blood pressure?
Here are some ...: Its most common side effects are dryness of eyes, nose, mouth & throat, constipation, indigestion, etc. More? To http://www.drugs.com/sfx/oxybutynin-side-effects.html. It may be taken at your most convenient time for consistent use. So, you may take it in the morning or at night. Yes, it lasts 24 hrs for most of its users. How does it may affect weight or BP? I never read or heard about them. ...Read more
What are the side effects of taking ditropan (oxybutynin) for two years (related to neurogenic bladder from spinal cord injury)?
I've been taking ditropan (oxybutynin) to manage frequent urination- I get constipation and dryness in mouth side effects, sometimes dizziness. Is this normal?
I take Oxybutinin 5mg 3xday and I want to stop because of the side effects. Will I have withdrawal symptoms?
Here are some...: Generally speaking, discontinuing oxybutynin should leave no undue withdrawal side effect. Since the process of doing so is not urgent, you may just decrease 5 mg per day every 2-3 days so to totally rid its use in 6-9 days. If still in doubt, ask the prescribing doctor timely. The Best wish to health, urinary urgency, etc. ...Read more
If side effects are as miserable as the medications (naproxen, nafazodone, liothyranine, oxybutenin, lamitrogine) what else will be helpful?
More information: Are you generalizing, or referring to a specific disease entity. Please resubmit your question with more details. ...Read more
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can cause dryness of mucous membranes so need more lubricant for sexual activity to avoid irritation or pain. ...Read more
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
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
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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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
"Oxybutinin": Oxybutinin is solely a "by prescription" only medication and cannot be acquired "over-the-counter.". ...Read more
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?
Ditropan (oxybutynin): 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 increases with the dose. ...Read more
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
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
Yes: There is a long list that may cause problems. I would suggest you review the list online. ...Read more
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