Oxybutynin Tablets contains a medicine called Oxybutynin hydrochloride.
This belongs to two groups of medicines called “anticholinergics and “antispasmodics”.
It works by relaxing the muscles of the bladder and stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms).
This helps control the release of water(urine).
Oxybutynin Tablets can be used to treat: Adults:Frequent and severe urinary urgency or Loss of control in passing urine (urge incontinence).
Children over 5 years:-Loss of control in passing water (urinary incontinence).-Increased need or urgency to pass urine(frequent and excessive urination).-Night time bed wetting in children when other treatments have not worked.
HOW TO USE
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The recommended dose is Adults:-An initial dose of 2.5 mg three times daily.
-Your doctor may decide to increase to the maximum dose of 5 mg four times daily.
Elderly-An initial dose is 2.5 mg twicedaily-Your doctor may decide to increase this to 5 mg twice daily.
Children (over 5 years):-An initial dose is 2.5 mg twice daily-Your doctor may decide to increase this to 5 mg two or three times daily, -If you are giving it to a child to prevent bed wetting, give the last dose just before bedtime.
Do not take Oxybutynin Tablets or tell your doctor if: -You are allergic to Oxybutynin hydrochloride or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
-You have a rare condition called “Myasthenia gravis” that makes the muscles in the body become weak and tire easily.
-You have increased pressure in the eye (glaucoma).
-Your gut (stomach or intestine) is blocked, perforated or not working properly-You have a severe form of a condition known as “ulcerative colitis(inflammatory disease of the large intestine)”.