Information about Trospium

    Trospium uses

    Trospium is used in the treatment of overactive urinary bladder.

    How trospium works

    Trospium works by relaxing muscles of the urinary bladder and prevents frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination.

    Common side effects of trospium

    Dry mouth, Constipation, Dizziness, Headache, Sleepiness, Blurred vision, Dry skin

    Available Medicine for Trospium

    • ₹141
      Zydus Cadila
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹263
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹240
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹198
      Raptakos Brett & Co Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Trospium

    • Take trospium on an empty stomach at least an hour before food.
    • Inform your doctor before taking trospium if you have mild to moderate liver disease, kidney disease, neuropathy (nerve damage), and obstruction in the gut, difficulty in passing urine, hiatus hernia, heart diseases, heartburn or overactive thyroid.
    • Do not drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery while taking this drug as it may cause blurring of vision.
    • Do not consume alcohol as it may worsen the side effects.
    • Avoid situations that lead to overheating and drink plenty of water or fluids to remain hydrated as trospium is known to cause decreased sweating that may lead to dehydration.
    • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

    Content on this page was last updated on 29 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)