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TOLCONTIN 4 MG TABLET

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Composition for TOLCONTIN

Tolterodine(4 mg)

food interaction for TOLCONTIN

alcohol interaction for TOLCONTIN

pregnancy interaction for TOLCONTIN

lactation interaction for TOLCONTIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tolcontin 4 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking tolterodine.
UNSAFE
Tolcontin 4 mg tablet 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 TOLCONTIN

Tolterodine(4 mg)

Uses

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

How it works

Tolcontin 4 mg tablet 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 TOLCONTIN

4 Substitutes
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  • TOLU XR 4 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Ipca Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 18.50/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 185
    pay 12% more per tablet
  • TOLTER OD 4 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 20.77/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 207.70
    pay 26% more per tablet
  • TOLSTAT 4 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Overseas Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 15/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 150
    save 9% more per tablet
  • URODINE 4MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd
    Rs. 15.50/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 155
    save 6% more per tablet

Expert advice for TOLCONTIN

  • 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 TOLCONTIN

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 11 February, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)