Oxytrol is a muscle spasm reducer that helps the urinary tract and bladder work properly. Oxybutynin is an active ingredient of the treatment that promotes a desirable effect and stimulates fast result achievement. The medication is available mainly in the form of trensdermal skin patches, which are prescribed to patients with signs of overactive bladder. Thus, having such problems as urgent or frequent urination, boosted nighttime urination, urine leakage and others, you should contact your doctor and start the medication intake. Additionally, Oxytrol can be administered for other purposes, not mentioned in the safety leaflet. Consult your healthcare specialist before off-label use.
Instructions for Oxytrol Administration
Follow the recommendations of your doctor and directions in the safety guide to promote fast recovery without any complications. Taking Oxytrol right in accordance with the safety considerations, you are likely to get the desirable action within a short treatment course. Never increase or decrease the adjusted dose, duration of the therapy or other specifications. The medication should be applied carefully, with exceptional concern to the safety instructions. Oxytrol patch should be left on a single place for 3-4 days. The patch should be changed two times a week. Do not apply the patch twice on the same area. Wearing more than one patch at a time can increase a risk of allergic reactions or serious health complications related to the drug overdose.
Contraindications, Precautions and Warnings
Talk to your doctor before Oxytrol patch application. Never start the drug use if you are not sure in its safety and use. Patients, who are allergic to its ingredients, are contraindicated for the medication use. Besides, Oxytrol should not be used by people, who have:
Digestive tract blockage;
Uncontrolled or untreated narrow-angle glaucoma;
Urination disorders, inability to urinate, etc.
Warn your medical specialist about other complications and health disorders you have to get proper prescription that will suit your condition and not cause any complications. Pay special attention to:
Kidney or liver disorders;
Gastroesophageal reflux disease and others.
Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult the doctor before Oxytrol administration.
Interactions with Other Treatments
Certain drugs may interact with Oxytrol, activating harmful reactions and dangerous consequences. Tell your healthcare provider about other pharmaceuticals you use, especially:
Allergy and cold medications;
Parkinson’s disease treatment;
Urinary tract medications, etc.
Side Effects and Possible Complications
Severe allergic reactions and related abnormalities may occur in case you have misused or overused Oxytrol. Seek emergency medical help or call your doctor immediately if you have noticed dangerous new symptoms, especially:
Hallucinations, confusion and others.