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OXYBUTYNIN

OXYBUTYNIN

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Product: OXYBUTYNIN
Formulary: Generic Formulary
Category: Genito Urinary System
Sub Group: UROGENITAL/ANTISPASMODICS
Dosages: 2.5 MG/5 mg
Unit of Packing: Tablets
In treatment of: Urinary incontinence,urgency and frequency,mgt of neurogenic bladder disorders,nocturnal enuresis

Adverse Effects: 

  • Dry mouth 
  • Sensitivity to bright light 
  • Blurred vision 
  • Dry eyes 
  • Decreased sweating 
  • Flushing
  • Upset stomach 
  • Drowsiness
  • Fever
  • Fast pulse 
  • Heart palpitations 
  • Restlessness 
  • Seizures 
  • Difficulty urinating 
  • Hallucinations (especially in children)

Contraiindication: 

  • Hypersensitivity to the drug or any ingredients of it 
  • Blockage of the urinary tract (difficulty urinating) 
  • Blockage in the intestines 
  • Untreated angle closure glaucoma 
  • Untreated narrow anterior chamber angles 
  • Partial or complete obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract 
  • Paralytic ileus 
  • Intestinal atony of the elderly or debilitated patient 
  • Megacolon 
  • Complicating ulcerative colitis 
  • Severe colitis 
  • Myasthenia gravis. 
  • Obstructive neuropathy 
  • Unstable cardiovascular status in acute hemorrhage

Special Precaution: 

  • Take each oral dose with a full glass of water 
  • Do not crush, chew, or break the extended release form of oxybutynin Use with caution in patients with 1. Liver disease 2. Kidney disease  Numbness or tingling in the hands or feet
  • Difficulty swallowing solids or liquids 
  • Reflux disease 
  • Glaucoma 
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Ulcerative colitis 
  • Thyroid problems 
  • High blood pressure 
  • Hiatal hernia 
  • Enlargement of the prostate. 
  • Any work which require mental alertness such as driving and machine operation
Servings: Oral- For treatment of bladder problems: Suspension: Adults and children above12 years: 5 mg 2 or 3 times a day. Children 5 to 12 years of age - 5 mg 2 or 3 times a day. The dose is usually not more than 15 mg a day. Extended release tablets: Adults and children above 12 years: 5 mg to 10 mg once daily. Children (6 to 12 years of age) - 5 mg once daily. The dose is usually not more than 20 mg per day.