Oxybutynin may also delay passage of potassium tablets through the digestive system and result in ulceration or narrowing of the small intestine.
Oxybutynin, via an anticholinergic effect, relaxes the detrusor muscle of the bladder.
When oxybutynin is taken during very hot weather, it can cause fever and heat stroke due to the body being unable to cool down enough.
Avoid exposure to extreme heat, and call your doctor or get emergency medical treatment if you have fever or other signs of heat stroke such as dizziness, nausea, headache, confusion, and fast pulse after you are exposed to heat. To relieve dry mouth, suck on sugarless hard candy or ice chips, chew sugarless gum, drink water or use a saliva substitute. Do not stop taking oxybutynin without talking to your doctor. By inhibiting particularily the M1 and M2 receptors of the bladder, detrusor activity is markedly decreased.
Oxybutynin has mild interactions with at least 94 different drugs. Oxybutynin hydrochloride is indicated in children over 5 years of age for. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products. Generic Prescription Products Name Dosage Strength Route Labeller Marketing Start Marketing End. Loss of appetite Fluid retention Hot flush Difficulty speaking Difficulty swallowing Frequent bowel movements Chest discomfort Thirst.
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Tosufloxacin caused severe thrombocytopenia and nephritis, and hepatotoxicity was reported for trovafloxacin.
The dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting is also more likely to occur if you drink alcohol, stand for long periods of time, exercise, or if the weather is hot.
This increases the capacity of the bladder and reduces the need to pass urine.
Following a suspected overdose, hospitalization of the patient is advised.
Oxybutynin can decrease perspiration and you may be more prone to heat stroke. However, because drugs interact differently in each person, we cannot guarantee that this information includes all possible interactions. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice. Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children.