DETROL Ressources

Application Information

This drug has been submitted to the FDA under the reference 020771/001.

Names and composition

"DETROL" is the commercial name of a drug composed of TOLTERODINE TARTRATE.

Answered questions

Detrol La HELP??????????!!!!!!?
So about two days ago i started taking detrol la for my bladder. The first day it worked fine, the urges went down a lot and i had no problem peeing. The second though was different. The second day when i knew i had a full bladder if i tried peeing i got really tense and it took too much effort to try to get myself... Asked by Ione Laning 3 months ago.

So about two days ago i started taking detrol la for my bladder. The first day it worked fine, the urges went down a lot and i had no problem peeing. The second though was different. The second day when i knew i had a full bladder if i tried peeing i got really tense and it took too much effort to try to get myself to pee. Today i woke up this morning and oddly have no trouble and i don't know if it's cause the medicine wore off or if it's because my bladder is use to it now. (i've been taking it as directed) Please help me figure this out, I'm 16 and i'm a guy btw. Answered by Elenora Risatti 3 months ago.

Well, it probably was the detrol that made it hard for you to pee... since it's a drug that basically works by forcing the bladder muscles that are used in peeing to relax, so that they don't contract (giving you the need to pee) as often. Unfortunately if the medicine works a little TOO well then something exactly like you described can happen. Since you just started taking it, you may be right that it just took your system a little time to get used to it, and once your body is used to it you may be able to start "going" more easily again. I'd say give it a week of taking it as directed and see what happens. If you feel normal by the end of the week, you're probably fine. Of course if you ever just CAN'T pee no matter how much effort you put in, stop taking the med and get back to the doctor! Good luck, I know bladder problems are really annoying so I hope this makes things better for you! Answered by Maxima Burtless 3 months ago.

I took Detrol for a while and didn't like it. I do better without it. If I were you, I would call the doctor who gave it to you. Answered by Aracelis Ebilane 3 months ago.


Will Detrol LA cause high liver numbers in a blood test?
Asked by Mira Vallelonga 3 months ago.

Oxybutynin (Detrol) is metabolized in the liver and eliminated through the kidneys. Oxybutinin mechanism of action targets and blocks specific nerves which causes bladder contraction. It might also have effects including constipation, dry mouth, dizzyness (3 most common SE) etc because it also has effects on other nerves throughout the rest of the body as well. However, there is nothing documented with sufficient evidence to suggest that Detrol LA can increase liver enzyme levels. Answered by Kyle Nyberg 3 months ago.


When will the bladder medicine DETROL go generic?
And how does a person find out when pres. meds GO GENERIC??? Is there a website or what?? Asked by Cecil Badanguio 3 months ago.

It looks like Detrol's patient was approved in March 1998. Like the first poster said, most drug patients last for 17 years. Unfortunately, you'll be waiting a while for a generic. The FDA's list of brand-name and generic medications on their website are not very user-friendly. Best thing to do is to call up your local pharmacy if you have a question about a medication being generic. In fact, in my state, I know we are required by law to give a patient the generic form if it is available unless the doctor or they request brand name. (Of course, what the insurance company pays for is a totally different matter.) Answered by Freddie Mckillips 3 months ago.

When a pharmaceutical company manufactures a new medication, they get a patent on that medication that lasts somewhere around 17 years. I don't know how you would go about finding out when that patent is up. Answered by Eura Nhek 3 months ago.


Once on Detrol LA do yo have to stay on it or is a fix then get off drug?
i forgot to ask my dr. and cant find any info on that anyone been on this drug? seems to be helping me after 3 weeks into it. thanks Asked by Annika Vongkhamphanh 3 months ago.

Detrol works only as long as you take it. Depending on the specific nature of the incontinence there may be a surgical procedure available to you for a more permanent fix however. Answered by Alta Falconi 3 months ago.


Question about the medication detrol la?
also how big is the pill i am horrible at swallowing pills Asked by Riva Zelkin 3 months ago.

is anyone on detrol la for overactive bladder? i definitely have overactive bladder and i want to go to my doctor for it and see if i can get prescribed detrol la because i cant take it anymore.. is anyone taking this? i want to know if there are any bad side effects and how it worked for you.. and this may sound like a dumb question but should i go to my regular doctor or to a gynecologist for this? Answered by Ema Ojano 3 months ago.


Is there any medication out there for overactive bladder that's cheaper than Detrol LA?
My dr prescribed it for me but I have no insurance and it's over $100 for a 30 day supply. I can't afford that, nor can I afford to keep losing sleep because I have to go pee 8 times a night. Please help if you have any suggestions. Asked by Cassi Stoudt 3 months ago.

Yes; ask your pharmacist for Tolterodine, which is the generic form of Detrol. I'm not sure how much cheaper it is than the name-brand drug, but generics usually help you to save a lot of money! If your doctor wrote your prescription out as "dispense as written" or "no substitution," the pharmacist has to give you the name-brand Detrol. In that case, call your doctor and ask that he/she call you in a new prescription for the generic med. Answered by Debera Nunnally 3 months ago.

Have you discussed this with your doctor??? It is possible that Detrol has a plan to help you if you find this drug too costly. Your doctor will have the necessary information. Call him an ask. . Here are some links. Read them Answered by Tobias Connally 3 months ago.


Is Detrol La a steroid?
I just started taking Detrol La for OAB. Ever since I started my face has been breaking out horribly. The last time I broke out like this was when I was taking a small dose of steroids for a rash. Detrol LA has tolterodine in it. Is that a steroid? I can't find anything that just comes out and says "this... Asked by Lai Nittler 3 months ago.

I just started taking Detrol La for OAB. Ever since I started my face has been breaking out horribly. The last time I broke out like this was when I was taking a small dose of steroids for a rash. Detrol LA has tolterodine in it. Is that a steroid? I can't find anything that just comes out and says "this is a steroid." Answered by Bonny Cutaia 3 months ago.

toterodine is the generic drug name for detrol. It is not a steroid of any kind. It is called a mucigenic, it competes on nerve receptors to prevent bladder spasms. Your outbreak of acne is conincidental, not caused by the detrol at all. Answered by Cordie Lapusnak 3 months ago.


Does Detrol LA take time to work?
I have been taking Detrol LA for 2 weeks for overactive bladder and have no improvement. Does it take time to work? Serious replies only. Asked by Missy Rado 3 months ago.

There really is no definitive answer to your question. Detrol LA is mostly broken down in the liver. How you respond to treatment and your dosage depend on your degree of liver function, and some people break down these drugs more slowly. There are other ways to help control your bladder including diet changes and exercises. Visit detrolla.com to read more information. Answered by Harold Paray 3 months ago.


Information on medicine detrol?
detrol for bladder control? Asked by Fredericka Bobbs 3 months ago.

I have worked at a long term care pharmacy for years... so I was able to find this information on our operating system hopes this helps you. Why is this medication prescribed? Tolterodine is used to relieve urinary difficulties, including frequent urination and inability to control urination. Tolterodine is in a class of medications called antimuscarinics. It works by preventing bladder contraction. How should this medicine be used? Tolterodine comes as a tablet and an extended-release (long-acting) capsule to take by mouth. The tablet is usually taken twice a day. The extended-release capsule is usually taken once a day with liquids. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take tolterodine exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the extended-release capsules whole; do not split, chew, or crush them. Other uses for this medicine This medication is sometimes prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. What special precautions should I follow? Before taking tolterodine, tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to tolterodine or any other drugs. tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking, especially clarithromycin (Biaxin), erythromycin (E-mycin, Ery-Tab, others), fluconazole (Diflucan), itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral), medications for glaucoma, and vitamins. tell your doctor if you have or have ever had kidney or liver disease, glaucoma, or an obstructive gastrointestinal disease, such as pyloric stenosis. tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking tolterodine, call your doctor. What should I do if I forget a dose? Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one. What side effects can this medication cause? Tolterodine may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away: dry mouth blurred vision upset stomach headache constipation dry eyes dizziness If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately: difficulty urinating rash chest pain Answered by Teri Allessi 3 months ago.

My friend, you haven't even asked a question. Exactly what information are you looking for? The answer below me is nice enough but may not be what you're looking for. So, what did you want to know about Detrol. The 2 formulas of it? Adverse effects? When to expect results? Answered by Marget Searl 3 months ago.

Detrol is a medicine used to treat an overactive bladder. It works by relaxing the smooth muscle so that the bladder is emptied effectively and you urinate less frequently. Answered by Ramonita Antinore 3 months ago.

Just type in "detrol" in the search bar and hit search. You should find all kinds of information. Otherwise, call your pharmacist. Answered by Noella Wagaman 3 months ago.


Forms

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
020771/001 DETROL TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ORAL 1MG
020771/002 DETROL TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ORAL 2MG

Similar Active Ingredient

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
020771/001 DETROL TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ORAL 1MG
020771/002 DETROL TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ORAL 2MG
021228/001 DETROL LA TOLTERODINE TARTRATE CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE/ORAL 2MG
021228/002 DETROL LA TOLTERODINE TARTRATE CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE/ORAL 4MG
076953/001 TOLTERODINE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ ORAL 1MG
076953/002 TOLTERODINE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ ORAL 2MG
077006/001 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ORAL 1MG
077006/002 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ORAL 2MG
078419/001 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ ORAL 1MG
078419/002 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ ORAL 2MG
079141/001 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE/ORAL 2MG
079141/002 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE/ORAL 4MG
200164/001 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ORAL 1MG
200164/002 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ORAL 2MG
201486/001 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE/ORAL 2MG
201486/002 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE/ORAL 4MG
202641/001 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ORAL 1MG
202641/002 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ORAL 2MG
203016/001 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE/ORAL 2MG
203016/002 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE/ORAL 4MG
203409/001 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ORAL 1MG
203409/002 TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TOLTERODINE TARTRATE TABLET/ORAL 2MG

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