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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The usual dose is one 5-mg tablet two to three times a day. The maximum recommended dose is one 5-mg tablet four times a day. A lower starting dose of 2.5 mg two or three times a day is recommended for the frail elderly.
Pediatric patients over 5 years of age
The usual dose is one 5-mg tablet two times a day. The maximum recommended dose is one 5-mg tablet three times a day.
DITROPAN® (oxybutynin chloride) Tablets are supplied in bottles of 100 tablets (NDC 17314-9200-1). Blue scored tablets (5 mg) are engraved with DITROPAN on one side with 92 and 00, separated by a horizontal score, on the other side.
Pharmacist: Dispense in tight, light-resistant container as defined in the USP.
Store at controlled room temperature 59-86°F (15-30°C).
Manufactured by: sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC, Kansas City, MO 64137. Marketed by Ortho Women's Health & Urology, Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Raritan, NJ 08869. Revised March 2012
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/2/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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