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Composition for TROPAN

Oxybutynin(5 mg)

food interaction for TROPAN

alcohol interaction for TROPAN

pregnancy interaction for TROPAN

lactation interaction for TROPAN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tropan 5 mg tablet xl at a fixed time.
Tropan 5 mg tablet xl may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Tropan 5 mg tablet xl is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for TROPAN

Oxybutynin(5 mg)

Uses

Tropan 5 mg tablet xl is used in the treatment of overactive urinary bladder (sudden urge to urinate and sometime even involuntary leakage of urine).

How it works

Tropan 5 mg tablet xl belongs to class of medications called anticholinergics/ antimuscarinics. It works on the smooth muscles of the bladder, relaxes it and relieves the spasm thereby controlling the frequency of contractions and urgency to pass urine.

Common side effects

Nausea, Blurred vision, Confusion, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Dry eye, Dry mouth, Dry skin, Flushing, Headache, Inability to empty the urinary bladder, Sleeping for unusually long periods, Vomiting

Common Dosage for TROPAN 5 MG TABLET XL

Patients taking TROPAN 5 MG TABLET XL

  • 68%
    Once A Day
  • 26%
    Twice A Day
  • 5%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for TROPAN

No substitutes found

Expert advice for TROPAN

  • Inform your doctor if you have: kidney or liver problems; heart disease, abnormal heart beats or high blood pressure; overactive thyroid gland; enlarged prostate gland; indigestion or heartburn; or illness affecting the nerves.
  • Take precautions as you may have reduced salivary secretions which could lead to dental caries, parodontosis or oral candidiasis.
  • Exercise caution as you may have heat prostration (overheating of the body due to extreme weather conditions) due to decreased sweating if you are in high environmental temperatures.
  • If you are an elderly suffering from dementia, oxybutynin may further decline your cognitive function.
  • Do not drive or operate machines while on oxybutynin treatment as it may cause drowsiness or blurred vision.
  • Oxybutynin is not recommended in children below 5 years of age.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for TROPAN

Oxybutynin

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)