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TOLTERODINE EXTENDED-RELEASE - ORAL
COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Detrol LA
USES: This medication is used to treat an overactive bladder. By relaxing the muscles in the bladder, tolterodine improves your ability to control your urination. It helps to reduce leaking of urine, feelings of needing to urinate right away, and frequent trips to the bathroom. This medication belongs to the class of drugs known as antispasmodics.
HOW TO USE: Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using tolterodine and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions regarding the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication by mouth, with or without food, usually once a day, or as directed by your doctor. Swallow the medication whole with a full glass of liquid. Do not crush or chew the medication. Doing so can destroy the long action of the drug and may increase side effects.
Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Remember to use it at the same time each day. Dosage is based on your medical condition (especially kidney and liver disease), response to therapy, and use of certain interacting medicines. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
Do not increase your dose or take this medication more often without your doctor's approval. Your condition will not improve any faster and the risk of serious side effects may be increased.
Inform your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.
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