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Roliten 2 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Roliten Tablet

Roliten 2 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 Roliten Tablet

Roliten Tablet side effects

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

How to use Roliten 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. Roliten 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Roliten Tablet works

Roliten 2 mg Tablet is an antimuscarinic. It works by relaxing muscles of the urinary bladder and prevents frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination.

Roliten Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Roliten 2 mg Tablet Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking tolterodine.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Roliten 2 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Roliten 2 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.
Long-term use of Roliten 2 mg Tablet might reduce milk production.
Driving
UNSAFE
Roliten 2 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Roliten 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Roliten 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Roliten 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roliten 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Roliten Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Roliten 2 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

  • Roliten 2 mg Tablet treats symptoms of an overactive bladder by lowering the urge to urinate and controlling urination.
  • It can take up to 4 weeks before you see any improvement in your symptoms. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Roliten with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Roliten

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My Mother is suffering from frequent urination problem since last 2years She is under Supervision of nephrologist He was giving 3 medicines PROLOMET AM 50, REMYLIN D , ROLITEN 4 from last 8-10months Now last week he suggested a MRI Spine after it he was like some of her vein is not working due to some problem in Spine suggest me something
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
If roliten is working its well n gud. Else she can be given Botox injection in the bladder.
Urine leakage, overactive bladder
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Hi kindly share details history & reports
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FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Roliten to show its effect?

Your symptoms may start improving within 1 week of starting Roliten. Maximum benefits may be seen after 5-8 weeks of treatment. To maintain this improvement, your doctor may prescribe this medicine to you for a long term of up to 24 months.

Q. What class of drug is Roliten? Is it a diuretic?

Roliten belongs to a class of medicines known as muscarinic receptor blockers. Roliten is not a diuretic, it is a urinary antispasmodic. This means that it relaxes the urinary bladder, decreasing spasm of the bladder wall. This further provides better control upon the release of urine and also increases storage volume of the bladder.

Q. Can I just stop taking Roliten?

Roliten does not cure your condition but helps to control the symptoms of overactive bladder. Do not stop taking this medicine even if you feel better. Your doctor will reassess your condition at regular intervals, like 6 months, to understand the duration for which you need to take Roliten.

Q. Can I crush the tablets of Roliten and then take it?

No, do not crush or chew the tablets. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. You can take it with or without food. Take it exactly as directed by your doctor.

Q. Can Roliten be used in children?

When studied in children, Roliten did not relieve the symptoms of overactive bladder. Therefore, its use in children is not recommended.

Q. Who should avoid taking Roliten?

Patients who have urinary retention (unable to pass urine), have delayed emptying of stomach or blocked intestinal tract (toxic megacolon, ulcerative colitis, pyloric stenosis) or uncontrolled high pressure in the eyes (narrow-angle glaucoma). It should also be avoided by patients who have any muscle disease which causes drooping eyelids, double vision, difficulty in speaking and swallowing, and sometimes muscle weakness in the arms or legs (myasthenia gravis). Patients who are hypersensitive to Tolterodine should avoid it as well.

Q. I am having constipation because of which I want to discontinue Roliten. Will I have any harmful effects?

No, discontinuing Roliten will not have any harmful effects, but the symptoms of overactive bladder may return. Talk to your doctor regarding constipation and you can stop the medicine if advised by the doctor.

Q. Does Roliten cause dementia?

It is unclear whether Roliten can cause dementia or not. However, according to some reports, when people with dementia were given Roliten, their symptoms (confusion, disorientation and delusion) became worse.

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References
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