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Side effect(s) of Oxybutynin Hydrochloride

Last Updated on May 11, 2022
Review the side-effects of Oxybutynin Hydrochloride as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.
If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

General- Headache, weakness and body pain.

Gastrointestinal- Dry mouth, constipation, nausea, indigestion, loss of appetite, difficulty in swallowing, stomach pain, chest discomfort, and thirst.

Central Nervous System- Drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, difficulty in concentration and headache.

Respiratory- Runny nose.

Eye and ENT- Blurred vision, dry eyes and glaucoma (increased eye pressure).

Skin- Dry skin, decreased sweating, allergic reactions and phototoxicity.

Genitourinary- Urinary tract infection, erectile dysfunction



Other Precautions : Avoid alcohol consumption to avoid drowsiness.
Do not breastfeed while taking oxybutynin as small amount of the drug is secreted through motherís milk.
Consult a doctor immediately if any side effects occur while using the drug.
Regular dental checkups are necessary during long term treatment to avoid dental caries caused due to dryness of mouth.

Drug Name : Oxybutynin Hydrochloride

Oxybutynin Hydrochloride(Ditropan) generic Oxybutynin Hydrochloride belongs to group of drugs known as antispasmodics and anticholinergics. It is prescribed for the treatment of overactive bladder which results in urinary incontinence and frequent urination. It works by relaxing the bladder muscles and thereby stops the sudden contractions of the muscles to prevent urinary urgency.
More Info about Oxybutynin Hydrochloride

International : 

Ditropan, Ditropan XL, Oxytrol
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