Detrol is indicated for that management of overactive bladder with the signs of urge urinary incontinence, urgency, and frequency.
Take Detrol the same manner prescribed from your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts and for more than recommended. Follow the directions on the prescription label.
Your doctor may occasionally improve your dose to successfully get 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 cause too much of the drug to be sold at one time.
Store Detrol at room temperature away from moisture and also heat.
If you missed a dose - go ahead and take missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your upcoming scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to generate in 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 according to individual response and tolerability; however, limited efficacy data are for sale 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 appropriate for utilization in patients with severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh Class C). Patients with CCKlO mL/min have not been studied and make use of of Detrol within this population is just not recommended.
For patients who are taking drugs which 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 away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Detrol out of your reach of youngsters and far from pets.
Get emergency medical help if you have all of these signs of a hypersensitive reaction to Detrol: hives; lack of breath; swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using Detrol and call a medical expert at once when you have any of these serious unwanted effects:
Less serious Detrol side effects can sometimes include:
This just isn't a complete report on unwanted effects among others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about unwanted side effects.
Before taking tolterodine, tell your medical professional or pharmacist if you're allergic for it; or if you have another allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which may cause allergy symptoms or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more information.
This medication mustn't be used in case you have certain medical conditions. Before employing this medicine, consult your medical professional or pharmacist when you have: problems emptying your bladder (urinary retention), severe blockage of stomach/intestines (gastric retention), a certain eye condition (uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma).
Before applying this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical 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 may cause a disorder that affects the heart rhythm (QT prolongation). QT prolongation can infrequently bring about serious (rarely fatal) fast/irregular heartbeat and other symptoms (for example severe dizziness, fainting) which need immediate medical attention. The chance of QT prolongation may be increased if you have certain medical ailments or are taking other drugs that will affect the heart rhythm (see also Drug Interactions section). Before using tolterodine, tell your physician or pharmacist in case you have any of the following conditions: certain heart related illnesses (heart failure, slow heartbeat, QT prolongation inside the EKG), family history of certain heart problems (QT prolongation inside EKG, sudden cardiac death).
Low levels of potassium or magnesium inside the blood could also increase your probability of QT prolongation. This risk may increase the use of certain drugs (such as diuretics/"water pills") or for those who have conditions like severe sweating, diarrhea, or vomiting. Talk to a medical expert about using tolterodine safely.
This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy or cause blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or go activity that needs alertness or clear vision and soon you are sure it is possible to perform such activities safely. Limit alcohol based drinks.
This medication might cause decreased sweating. Avoid becoming overheated in warm weather, saunas, or during exercise and other strenuous activities since heatstroke may occur.
Kidney function declines while you age. This medication is taken away from the kidneys. Therefore, elderly people may be more sensitive to this drug.
This medication ought to be used only when clearly needed while pregnant. It just isn't known whether Detrol will harm an developing fetus. Tell your physician should you be pregnant or plan to conceive while employing this medication. Discuss the risks and benefits with your physician.
It is unknown if this type of drug passes into breast milk. Consult a medical expert before breast-feeding.
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