Detrol is indicated for that treatments for overactive bladder with signs of urge urinary incontinence, urgency, and frequency.
Take Detrol just as prescribed through your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts and longer than recommended. Follow the directions on the prescription label.
Your doctor may occasionally improve your dose to successfully receive the best results.
Take Detrol with water. Do not crush, chew, break, or open a controlled-release capsule. Swallow it whole. Breaking or opening the pill could potentially cause a lot of drug to be released at one time.
Store Detrol at room temperature far from moisture and heat.
If you missed a dose - take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose whether it is almost time for your upcoming scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
The recommended dose of Detrol Capsules is 4 mg once daily with water and swallowed whole. The dose could be lowered to 2 mg daily determined by individual response and tolerability; however, limited efficacy data are available for Detrol 2 mg.
For patients with mild to moderate hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh Class A or B) or severe renal impairment (CCr 10-30 mL/min), the recommended dose of Detrol is 2 mg once daily. Detrol is not suited to utilization in patients with severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh Class C). Patients with CCKlO mL/min haven't been studied and rehearse of Detrol within this population just isn't recommended.
For patients who will be taking drugs that are potent inhibitors of CYP3A4 [e.g., ketoconazole, clarithromycin, ritonavir], the recommended dose of Detrol is 2 mg once daily.
Store Detrol at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store faraway from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Do not store within the bathroom. Keep Detrol from the reach of youngsters and faraway from pets.
Get emergency medical help in case you have these signs and symptoms of a hypersensitivity to Detrol: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your respective face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using Detrol and call your medical professional simultaneously if you have some of these serious unwanted side effects:
Less serious Detrol unwanted effects may include:
This is just not a complete report on negative effects and others may occur. Call a medical expert for medical advice about unwanted effects.
Before taking tolterodine, tell your physician or pharmacist if you are allergic with it; or if you have any other allergies. This product might have inactive ingredients, that may cause allergies or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication mustn't be used in case you have certain health concerns. Before employing this medicine, consult your medical professional or pharmacist if you have: problems emptying your bladder (urinary retention), severe blockage of stomach/intestines (gastric retention), a particular eye condition (uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma).
Before by using this medication, tell a medical expert or pharmacist your history, especially of: other bladder problems (e.g., bladder outflow obstruction), stomach/intestinal disease (e.g., ulcerative colitis), slowed movement of stomach/intestines, severe constipation, controlled narrow-angle glaucoma, kidney disease, liver disease, enlarged prostate, a certain muscle disease (myasthenia gravis).
Tolterodine might cause a disorder that affects the heart rhythm (QT prolongation). QT prolongation can infrequently result in serious (rarely fatal) fast/irregular heartbeat along with other symptoms (like severe dizziness, fainting) which need immediate medical assistance. The chance of QT prolongation could be increased in case you have certain health conditions or take other drugs that could affect the heart rhythm (see also Drug Interactions section). Before using tolterodine, tell your physician or pharmacist when you have the following conditions: certain heart disease (heart failure, slow heartbeat, QT prolongation inside EKG), family history of certain heart disease (QT prolongation within the EKG, sudden cardiac death).
Low numbers of potassium or magnesium in the blood can also increase your chance of QT prolongation. This risk may increase if you use certain drugs (including diuretics/"water pills") or in case you have conditions like severe sweating, diarrhea, or vomiting. Talk to your doctor about using tolterodine safely.
This drug could make you dizzy or drowsy or cause blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or inflict activity that will need alertness or clear vision unless you are sure you are able to perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.
This medication could cause decreased sweating. Avoid becoming overheated in summer, saunas, or during exercise or other strenuous activities since heatstroke may occur.
Kidney function declines because you age group. This medication is taken away by the kidneys. Therefore, older people might be more responsive to this drug.
This medication ought to be used only once clearly needed when pregnant. It is just not known whether Detrol will harm an baby. Tell a medical expert should you be pregnant or plan to become pregnant while by using this medication. Discuss the potential for loss and benefits with a medical expert.
It is unknown if this type of drug passes into breast milk. Consult your physician before breast-feeding.
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