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Detrol Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is tolterodine (Detrol)?
- What are the possible side effects of tolterodine (Detrol)?
- What is the most important information I should know about tolterodine (Detrol)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking tolterodine (Detrol)?
- How should I take tolterodine (Detrol)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Detrol)?
- What happens if I overdose (Detrol)?
- What should I avoid while taking tolterodine (Detrol)?
- What other drugs will affect tolterodine (Detrol)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Detrol)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Detrol)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include dry mouth, blurred vision, and fast heartbeat.
What should I avoid while taking tolterodine (Detrol)?
Tolterodine may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Drinking alcohol can increase some of the side effects of tolterodine.
What other drugs will affect tolterodine (Detrol)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- arsenic trioxide (Trisenox);
- chloroquine (Arelan) or halofantrine (Halfan);
- cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);
- droperidol (Inapsine);
- narcotic medication such as levomethadyl (Orlaam) or methadone (Dolophine, Methadose);
- pentamidine (NebuPent, Pentam);
- vinblastine (Velban);
- antibiotics such as azithromycin (Zithromax), clarithromycin (Biaxin), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole), pentamidine (NebuPent, Pentam), or telithromycin (Ketek);
- medicines to treat psychiatric disorders, such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine), haloperidol (Haldol), mesoridazine (Serentil) pimozide (Orap), or thioridazine (Mellaril); or
- heart rhythm medicine such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), dofetilide (Tikosyn), disopyramide (Norpace), procainamide (Procan, Pronestyl), quinidine (Quin-G), or sotalol (Betapace).
This list is not complete and there are many other drugs that can interact with tolterodine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over the counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor. Keep a list of all your medicines and show it to any healthcare provider who treats you.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about tolterodine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Detrol Information
- Detrol Drug Interactions Center: tolterodine oral
- Detrol Side Effects Center
- Detrol Overview including Precautions
- Detrol FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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