Gelnique

GELNIQUE
(oxybutynin chloride)

Gelnique

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Oxybutynin is an antispasmodic, antimuscarinic agent. GELNIQUE (oxybutynin chloride) is a clear and colorless hydroalcoholic gel containing 100 mg oxybutynin chloride per gram of gel. GELNIQUE is available in a 1 gram (1.14 mL) unit dose. Each dose contains 100 mg oxybutynin chloride. Oxybutynin is delivered as a racemate of R- and S- isomers. Chemically, oxybutynin chloride is d, l (racemic) 4-(Diethylamino)-2-butynyl (±)-α-phenylcyclohexaneglycolate hydrochloride.

The empirical formula of oxybutynin is C22H31NO3 •HCl. Its structural formula is:

GELNIQUE (oxybutynin chloride) Structural Formula Illustration

Oxybutynin chloride is a white powder with a molecular weight of 393.95.

Inactive ingredients in GELNIQUE are alcohol, USP; glycerin, USP; hydroxypropyl cellulose, NF; sodium hydroxide, NF; and purified water, USP.

What are the possible side effects of oxybutynin topical (Gelnique)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using oxybutynin topical and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • fever with hot, dry skin;
  • uneven heart rate;
  • pain, burning, or other difficulty when urinating; or
  • severe itching, redness, pain, rash, or other irritation where the medication was applied.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • mild skin irritation where...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 10/18/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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