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DETRUSITOL 4 MG TABLET SR

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MRP: Rs. 677.33 for 1 strip(s) (7 tablet sr each)
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Composition for DETRUSITOL

Tolterodine(4 mg)

food interaction for DETRUSITOL

alcohol interaction for DETRUSITOL

pregnancy interaction for DETRUSITOL

lactation interaction for DETRUSITOL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Detrusitol 4 mg tablet sr at a fixed time.
Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking tolterodine.
UNSAFE
Detrusitol 4 mg tablet sr may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DETRUSITOL

Tolterodine(4 mg)

Uses

Detrusitol 4 mg tablet sr is used in the treatment of overactive urinary bladder (sudden urge to urinate and sometime even involuntary leakage of urine).

How it works

Detrusitol 4 mg tablet sr belongs to a class of medication called as anticholinergics. It acts by blocking the activity of chemical (acetylcholine) on muscles of urinary bladder, preventing their contraction.

Common side effects

Acne-like rash, Blurred vision, Chest pain, Constipation, Dizziness, Dry eye, Dry mouth, Difficulty in urination, Headache, Altered heart rate, Nasal congestion, Stomach upset

SUBSTITUTES for DETRUSITOL

No substitutes found

Expert advice for DETRUSITOL

  • Do not take this drug, If you are allergic to tolterodine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • Do not take tolterodine if you are unable to pass urine from the bladder (urinaryretention); glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eye that can cause visual problems); myasthenia gravis (weakness of muscles); severe inflammation of all or any part of gut (ulcerative colitis); suffer from sudden and severe dilatation of the colon (toxic megacolon).
  • Do not start or continue tolterodine if you have difficulties in passing urine due to obstruction in any part of the urinary tract; if you have obstruction in any part of the gut (e.g. pyloric stenosis); decreased bowel movements or suffer from severe constipation; or hernia.
  • Avoid taking tolterodine if you suffer from neurological disorders that affect your blood pressure, bowel or sexual function.
  • Tolterodine can cause dizziness,tiredness, affect sight and, therefore, caution has to be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination.

Frequently asked questions for DETRUSITOL

Tolterodine

Q.Is tolterodine a diuretic?
No, Tolterodine belongs to a class of medication called as anticholinergics

Q.Is tolterodine same as Detrol?
Yes, tolterodine is the generic name and Detrol is the brand name

Q.Is tolterodine a generic drug?
Yes, tolterodine is the generic dru

Q.Is tolterodine a prodrug?
No, it is not a prodrug

Q.What is tolterodine l-tartrate?
Tolterodine belongs to a class of medication called as anticholinergics

Q.What is it used for?
It acts by blocking the activity of chemical (acetylcholine) on muscles of urinary bladder, preventing their contraction

Q.Does tolterodine cause weight gain?
No clinically observable effect on weight has been reported with the use of tolterodine.

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Content on this page was last updated on 18 May, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)