Detrol LA (Tolterodine) is a prescription medication used to treat overactive bladder.
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Detrol LA – Tolterodine – 4mg
- Brand: Roliten OD
- Disease: Overactive Bladder
It helps control the symptoms of urgency, frequency, and leakage. Detrol LA comes in tablet form and is taken once daily. Common side effects include dry mouth, constipation, and headache.
Frequently asked Questions
Can Detrol LA cause constipation?
Detrol LA may help control your symptoms by slowing the movement of urine through your body. It is not known exactly how Detrol LA works.
Detrol LA comes as a tablet that you take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day with water at the same time each day. Take Detrol LA at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after eating a meal. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet; swallow it whole.
If you forget to take your dose of Detrol LA on time, take it as soon as you remember that day but do not take more than one dose in 24 hours. If you are taking warfarin (Coumadin), tell your doctor before starting treatment with DetrolLA.
Talk to your doctor about whether detrusitol (tolterodine tartrate) extended-release capsules are right for you. Tolterodine tartrate extended-release capsules are another form of detrusitol that comes in capsule form and is taken once daily. You should not switch between the two forms of detrusitol without talking to your doctor first.
What is the medicine Detrol LA used for?
Detrol LA belongs to a class of medications called anticholinergics. It works by relaxing the muscles in the bladder and preventing sudden urges to urinate.
Detrol LA is available as an oral tablet and can be taken once or twice daily, depending on your individual needs. It may take up to four weeks for you to notice an improvement in your OAB symptoms. If you do not see any improvement after four weeks of treatment, speak with your healthcare provider about other options.
Side effects associated with Detrol LA include dry mouth, constipation, blurred vision, and dizziness. These side effects are usually mild and should go away once you adjust to the medication. However, if they are bothersome or persist for more than a few days, speak with your healthcare provider about ways to reduce these side effects.
What is the best time to take Detrol LA?
Detrol LA belongs to a class of medications called anticholinergics, which work by relaxing the muscles in the bladder.
Detrol LA is available as an oral tablet and can be taken once daily with or without food. Common side effects include dry mouth, constipation, blurred vision, and drowsiness. It is important to drink plenty of fluids while taking Detrol LA and to avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if you experience any adverse effects.
If you are experiencing overactive bladder symptoms, speak with your doctor about whether Detrol LA may be right for you.
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