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Nocturin 5 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Nocturin Tablet

Nocturin 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of overactive bladder. It relieves urinary symptoms like frequent urination, urgent need to urinate and inability to control urination.

Always take this medicine exactly as advised by your doctor. It is taken by mouth on an empty stomach but at a fixed time. You should finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

It may cause dizziness and blurring of vision as its side effects. Thus, do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you. Dry mouth, dry eyes and constipation may also occur. So, maintain good oral hygiene, drink water plenty of water, chew sugarless gum and wear contact lenses with caution.

Uses of Nocturin Tablet

Nocturin Tablet side effects

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

How to use Nocturin Tablet

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. Nocturin 5 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Nocturin Tablet works

Nocturin 5 mg Tablet is an antimuscarinic. It works by relaxing muscles of the urinary bladder and prevents frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination.

Nocturin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Nocturin 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nocturin 5 mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nocturin 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Nocturin 5 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel drowsy or have blurred vision while you are taking Nocturin 5 mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Nocturin 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nocturin 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Nocturin 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nocturin 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nocturin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Nocturin 5 mg Tablet, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Nocturin 5 mg Tablet 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nocturin

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Urine leakage, overactive bladder
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Hi kindly share details history & reports
Overactive urinary bladder is my problem. But I'd like to change the medication because of side effects from the present drug I'm using.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take mahayograj guggul 2 tab twice, chandraprabha vati 2 tablet twice with water. Do Yoga and pranayam
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Is oxybutynin a controlled substance?

No, oxybutynin is not a controlled substance

Q. Is oxybutynin a diuretic, an antibiotic or a pain killer?

No, oxybutynin is not a diuretic, antibiotic or a pain killer

Q. Is oxybutynin comparable to Vesicare?

Such comparisons between drugs cannot be drawn. Therapeutic indication and application of each of the drugs are based on clinical evidences

Q. Is oxybutynin a muscle relaxer?

Oxybutynin relaxes the bladder muscle

Q. Is oxybutynin a blood thinner/ opiate/ an anticholinergic?

No, oxybutynin is not a blood thinner or an opiate. But it is an anticholinergic drug

Q. Is oxybutynin safe?

Oxybutynin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Can I take ibuprofen (advil) with oxybutynin?

There are no known interactions between ibuprofen and oxybutynin. However, please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use

Q. Does oxybutynin cause constipation and bloating?

Yes, constipation is a common side effect of oxybutynin treatment. It may also cause bloating

Q. Does oxybutynin make you sleepy?

Yes, oxybutynin may make you feel sleepy

Q. Does oxybutynin cause dementia?

No, oxybutynin is not known to cause dementia, but it can interact with the drugs used for the treatment of dementia

Q. Does oxybutynin cause blurred vision/ swelling/ water retention/ weight loss/ blood pressure?

Yes, blurred vision/ swelling/ water retention are common side effects of oxybutynin treatment. However, there are no known effects of oxybutynin on body weight and blood pressure.

Q. Can I use Nocturin with Tamsulosin?

Nocturin can be taken with Tamsulosin. Tamsulosin is given along when oxybutynin alone fails to control symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Oxybutynin helps in providing relief from symptoms of overactive bladder (urinary incontinence, urgency, and frequency).

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References
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