Oxytrol Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is oxybutynin transdermal (Oxytrol)?
- What are the possible side effects of oxybutynin transdermal (Oxytrol)?
- What is the most important information I should know about oxybutynin transdermal (Oxytrol)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using oxybutynin transdermal (Oxytrol)?
- How should I use oxybutynin transdermal (Oxytrol)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Oxytrol)?
- What happens if I overdose (Oxytrol)?
- What should I avoid while using oxybutynin transdermal (Oxytrol)?
- What other drugs will affect oxybutynin transdermal (Oxytrol)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Oxytrol)?
If you forget to change a patch on your scheduled day, remove and replace the patch as soon as you remember. Wear the patch until your next regular patch-changing day. Do not change your schedule, even if you wear the new patch for less that 3 days.
Do not apply two patches at the same time to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Oxytrol)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include restlessness, tingly feeling, fever, uneven heart rate, vomiting, and urinating less than usual or not at all.
What should I avoid while using oxybutynin transdermal (Oxytrol)?
Oxybutynin can cause blurred vision, drowsiness, or dizziness. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of oxybutynin.
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated while you are using oxybutynin transdermal.
Do not expose the oxybutynin transdermal transdermal patch to sunlight. It should be worn under clothing.
What other drugs will affect oxybutynin transdermal (Oxytrol)?
Before using oxybutynin transdermal, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by oxybutynin.
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- atropine (Donnatal, and others);
- dicyclomine (Bentyl);
- glycopyrrolate (Robinul);
- hyoscyamine (Anaspaz, Cystospaz, Levsin, and others);
- mepenzolate (Cantil);
- methantheline (Provocholine);
- methscopolamine (Pamine);
- propantheline (Pro-Banthine);
- scopolamine (Transderm-Scop);
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), dalfopristin/quinupristin (Synercid), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin, Pediazole), or telithromycin (Ketek); or
- antifungal medicine such as itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Extina, Ketozole, Nizoral, Xolegal), miconazole (Oravig), or voriconazole (Vfend).
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with oxybutynin transdermal. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about oxybutynin transdermal.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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