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The plasma concentration of oxybutynin declines within 1 to 2 hours after removal of transdermal system(s). Patients should be monitored until symptoms resolve. Overdosage with oxybutynin has been associated with anticholinergic effects including CNS excitation, flushing, fever, dehydration, cardiac arrhythmia, vomiting, and urinary retention. Ingestion of 100 mg oral oxybutynin chloride in association with alcohol has been reported in a 13 year old boy who experienced memory loss, and in a 34 year old woman who developed stupor, followed by disorientation and agitation on awakening, dilated pupils, dry skin, cardiac arrhythmia, and retention of urine. Both patients recovered fully with treatment directed at their symptoms.
The use of OXYTROL is contraindicated in the following conditions:
- Urinary retention
- Gastric retention
- Uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma
- Known serious hypersensitivity reaction to OXYTROL, oxybutynin, or to any of the components of OXYTROL [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
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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