Medications and Drugs
Brand Names: Ditropan, Ditropan XL, Urotrol
Generic Name: oxybutynin (oral) (Pronunciation: OX i BUE ti nin)
What is oxybutynin (Ditropan, Ditropan XL, Urotrol)?
Oxybutynin reduces muscle spasms of the bladder and urinary tract.
Oxybutynin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Ditropan 5 mg
round, blue, imprinted with 13 75, DITROPAN
Ditropan XL 10 mg
oval, pink, imprinted with 10XL
Ditropan XL 15 mg
round, gray, imprinted with 15 XL
Ditropan XL 5 mg
round, white, imprinted with ALZA 5
Oxybutynin 10 mg ER-TEV
round, pink, imprinted with G 342
Oxybutynin 15 mg ER-TEV
round, white, imprinted with G 343
Oxybutynin 5 mg ER-TEV
round, lavender, imprinted with G 341
Oxybutynin 5 mg-ROS
round, white, imprinted with 3 8, 832
Oxybutynin 5 mg-SID
round, blue, imprinted with SL 456
Oxybutynin 5 mg-WAT
round, imprinted with WATSON 779
Oxybutynin XL 10 mg-MYL
round, pink, imprinted with M 010
Oxybutynin XL 15 mg-MYL
round, white, imprinted with M 017
Oxybutynin XL 5 mg-MYL
round, blue, imprinted with M 05
What are the possible side effects of oxybutynin (Ditropan, Ditropan XL, Urotrol)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using oxybutynin and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
Less serious side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What is the most important information I should know about oxybutynin (Ditropan, Ditropan XL, Urotrol)?
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to oxybutynin, or if you have untreated or uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma, a blockage in your digestive tract (stomach or intestines), or if you are unable to urinate.
Before using oxybutynin, tell your doctor if you have glaucoma, liver or kidney disease, an enlarged prostate, myasthenia gravis, ulcerative colitis, a blockage in your stomach or intestines, or a stomach disorder such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or slow digestion.
This medication may cause blurred vision and may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
There are many other medicines that can interact with oxybutynin. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor. Keep a list of all your medicines and show it to any healthcare provider who treats you.
Stop using this medication and call your doctor if you have serious side effects such as hot and dry skin, extreme thirst, severe stomach pain or constipation, pain or burning when you urinate, or if you stop urinating.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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