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Ditropan XL




Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

INDICATIONS

DITROPAN XL® (oxybutynin chloride) is a muscarinic antagonist indicated for the treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency, and frequency.

DITROPAN XL® is also indicated for the treatment of pediatric patients aged 6 years and older with symptoms of detrusor overactivity associated with a neurological condition (e.g., spina bifida).

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

DITROPAN XL® must be swallowed whole with the aid of liquids, and must not be chewed, divided, or crushed.

DITROPAN XL® may be administered with or without food.

Adults

The recommended starting dose of DITROPAN XL® is 5 or 10 mg once daily at approximately the same time each day. Dosage may be adjusted in 5-mg increments to achieve a balance of efficacy and tolerability (up to a maximum of 30 mg/day). In general, dosage adjustment may proceed at approximately weekly intervals.

Pediatric Patients Aged 6 Years Of Age And Older

The recommended starting dose of DITROPAN XL® is 5 mg once daily at approximately the same time each day. Dosage may be adjusted in 5-mg increments to achieve a balance of efficacy and tolerability (up to a maximum of 20 mg/day).

HOW SUPPLIED

Dosage Forms And Strengths

DITROPAN XL® extended-release tablets are available as 5, 10 and 15 mg tablets for oral use:

5 mg: Pale yellow, round, tablet with "5 XL" printed on one side with black ink.

10 mg: Pink, round, tablet with "10 XL" printed on one side with black ink.

15 mg: Gray, round, tablet with "15 XL" printed on one side with black ink.

Storage And Handling

DITROPAN XL® extended-release tablets are available in three dosage strengths, 5 mg (pale yellow), 10 mg (pink), and 15 mg (gray) and are imprinted on one side with "5 XL", "10 XL", or "15 XL" with black ink. DITROPAN XL® extended-release tablets are supplied in bottles of 100 tablets.

5 mg 100 count bottle NDC 50458-805-01
10 mg 100 count bottle NDC 50458-810-01
15 mg 100 count bottle NDC 50458-815-01

Storage

Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15–30°C (59–86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Protect from moisture and humidity.

Manufactured by: ALZA Corporation, Vacaville, CA 95688. Revised: Feb 2015

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/12/2016

Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

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