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Medicine Overview of TROPAN TABLET ER
Uses of TROPAN TABLET ER
Tropan xl 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of overactive urinary bladder.
Side effects of TROPAN TABLET ER
Dry mouth, Constipation, Dizziness, Headache, Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Dry skin.
How to use TROPAN TABLET ER
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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tropan xl 5mg tablet at a fixed time.
How TROPAN TABLET ER works
Tropan xl 5mg tablet works by relaxing muscles of the urinary bladder and prevents frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination.
In Depth Information on TROPAN TABLET ER
Expert advice for TROPAN TABLET ER
- 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.
Special precautions for TROPAN XL 5MG TABLET
Tropan xl 5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Tropan xl 5mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
If you miss a dose of Oxybutynin, 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.
Frequently asked questions for TROPAN 5MG TABLET ER
Frequently asked questions for 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.
Q. Can I use Oxybutynin with Tamsulosin?
Oxybutynin 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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