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
- 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.