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Oxybutynin

OXYBUTYNIN is used to treat overactive bladder. This medicine reduces the amount of bathroom visits. It may also help to control wetting accidents. Compare muscarinic antagonists.
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Ditropan Side Effects

What should I watch for?

It may take a few weeks to notice the full benefit from this medicine.

You may need to limit your intake tea, coffee, caffeinated sodas, and alcohol. These drinks may make your symptoms worse.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may interfere with the effect of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

Your mouth may get dry. Chewing sugarless gum or sucking hard candy, and drinking plenty of water may help. Contact your doctor if the problem does not go away or is severe.

This medicine may cause dry eyes and blurred vision. If you wear contact lenses, you may feel some discomfort. Lubricating drops may help. See your eyecare professional if the problem does not go away or is severe.

Avoid extreme heat. This medicine can cause you to sweat less than normal. Your body temperature could increase to dangerous levels, which may lead to heat stroke.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Rare

Eye pain

skin rash or hives

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur:

Symptoms of overdose

Clumsiness or unsteadiness

confusion

convulsions

dizziness

drowsiness (severe)

fainting

fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat

fever

flushing or redness of the face

hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there)

troubled breathing

unusual excitement, nervousness, restlessness, or irritability

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Acid or sour stomach

belching

decreased sweating

diarrhea

difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

drowsiness

dryness of the eyes, mouth, nose, or throat

heartburn

indigestion

runny nose

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

Less common or rare

Blurred vision

decreased flow of breast milk

decreased sexual ability

difficulty in swallowing

feeling of warmth or heat

headache

increased sensitivity of the eyes to light

nausea or vomiting

trouble with sleeping

unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

Observed during clinical practice with oxybutynin; estimates of frequency cannot be determined

Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet

decreased interest in sexual intercourse

inability to have or keep an erection

loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance

rapid weight gain

tingling of the hands or feet

unusual weight gain or loss

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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