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IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

OXYBUTYNIN - ORAL

(OX-i-BUE-ti-nin)

COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Ditropan

USES: Oxybutynin is used to treat certain bladder and urinary conditions (e.g., overactive bladder). It relaxes the muscles in the bladder to help decrease problems of urgency and frequent urination. Oxybutynin belongs to a class of drugs known as antispasmodics.

The manufacturer does not recommend using this medication in children younger than 5 years of age.

HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth, usually 2-3 times a day, or as directed by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. The length of treatment is determined by your doctor, who may suggest periodic trials off the drug to evaluate whether you still need to be taking it.

When using the syrup, measure the dose out carefully with a medication spoon/cup.

Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Remember to use it at the same times each day.

Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

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