Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Detrusitol Capsule SR

Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of Overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms. OAB is a collection of urinary symptoms, including frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, and inability to control urination.

Detrusitol Capsule SR side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry skin

How to use Detrusitol Capsule SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Detrusitol Capsule SR works

Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule is an antimuscarinic. It works by relaxing muscles of the urinary bladder and prevents frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination.

Detrusitol Capsule SR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking tolterodine.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Long-term use of Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule might reduce milk production.
Driving
Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Detrusitol Capsule SR?

If you miss a dose of Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Detrusitol SR 4 mg Capsule treats symptoms of an overactive bladder by lowering the urge to urinate and controlling urination.
  • Avoid caffeine, alcohol, and carbonated drinks as they can worsen your symptoms.
  • It may cause dizziness and blurring of vision. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Dry mouth, dry eyes, and constipation may occur as a side effect. Maintain good oral hygiene, drink water frequently, chew sugarless gum, and wear contact lenses with caution.
  • It can take up to 4 weeks before you see any improvement in your symptoms. Keep taking it as prescribed.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Detrusitol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is tolterodine a diuretic?

No, Tolterodine belongs to a class of medication called as anticholinergics

Q. Is Detrusitol same as Detrol?

Yes, Detrusitol is the generic name and Detrol is the brand name

Q. Is Detrusitol a generic drug?

Yes, Detrusitol is the generic dru

Q. Is Detrusitol a prodrug?

No, it is not a prodrug

Q. What is Detrusitol l-tartrate?

Detrusitol 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 Detrusitol cause weight gain?

No clinically observable effect on weight has been reported with the use of Detrusitol.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 5th Jan 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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