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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
Ditropan (oxybutynin) had me itching last day taking it was thursday I'm still itching how long until its out my system for itching to stop took allergy med zyrtec?
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
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
Takin ditropan (oxybutynin) for overactive bladder and still having issues. What should I do now?
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
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
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
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
What birth control pills can I use if I take ditropan (oxybutynin) what birth control pills can I use if I take ditropan (oxybutynin)
What are the side effects of taking ditropan (oxybutynin) for two years (related to neurogenic bladder from spinal cord injury)?
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?
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
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
When you've been prescribed oxybutynin for an overactive bladder can it make you go more at first or should I stop taking it?
Overactive bladder: Oxybutynin relaxes the bladder muscle to reduce unnecessary contractions. A risk of the medication includes relaxing the bladder too much, impairing the bladder's ability to empty, thereby possibly resulting in overflow incontinence. It does take 4 weeks to reach max effect. I also recommend avoid bladder irritants, such as caffeine, spicy foods and alcohol, that can cause urinary frequency. ...Read more
Just started amoxicillin and clavulanate 875 & oxybutynin now one hour later c/o dizziness & muscle weakness. Should I stop taking?
Call your doctor:
This site is not for specific advice for either diagnosis or treatment of a person's conditions. Your doctor knows you best and can advise. Oxybutinin has multiple complications and its limited usage suggests that you can safely stop it until you chat with your pcp. Clumsiness, confusion, convulsions, dizziness
drowsiness, fainting, changes in heart rate and rhythm and fever may all occur. ...Read more
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