Detrol LA vs Oxybutynin

Detrol LA
(Rx)
Oxybutynin
(OTC)
Detrol LA is an urinary antispasmodic.
Oxybutynin is an urinary antispasmodic.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.5
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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December 22, 2000
March 4, 2014
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
3,180 Discussions
3,856 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Detrol LA is prescribed for Interstitial Cystitis, Overactive Bladder, Bladder Spasms and Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Oxybutynin is approved for Bladder Spasms, Overactive Bladder, Sweating, Interstitial Cystitis, Infection, Frequent Urination, Urinary Incontinence and Urge Incontinence and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Det
Dry Mouth
6
Depression
2
Dizziness
1
Blurred Vision
1
Weight Gain
1
Weakness
1
Dry Eyes
1
Nausea
1
Bloating
1
Numbness
1
Oxy
Dry Mouth
10
Dizziness
3
Blurred Vision
2
Drowsiness
2
Tiredness
2
Nausea
2
Depression
2
Irritability
1
Allergy
1
Dry Eyes
1
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Dry Mouth
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Depression
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Oxy
2
2
Dizziness
Det
Oxy
1
3
Blurred Vision
Det
Oxy
1
2
Weight Gain
Det
Oxy
1
0
Weakness
Det
Oxy
1
0
Dry Eyes
Det
Oxy
1
1
Nausea
Det
Oxy
1
2
Bloating
Det
Oxy
1
0
Numbness
Det
Oxy
1
0
Dry Mouth
Oxy
Det
10
6
Dizziness
Oxy
Det
3
1
Blurred Vision
Oxy
Det
2
1
Drowsiness
Oxy
Det
2
0
Tiredness
Oxy
Det
2
0
Nausea
Oxy
Det
2
1
Depression
Oxy
Det
2
2
Irritability
Oxy
Det
1
0
Allergy
Oxy
Det
1
0
Dry Eyes
Oxy
Det
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Detrol LA during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Oxybutynin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Detrol LA and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Oxybutynin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Transdermal Gel, Transdermal Patch
Dosages
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Capsule: 2 mg, 4 mg
Patch: 3.9 mg/24 hour, 3.9 mg/24 hr
Gel: 28 mg/0.92 gram (3 %)
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Tolterodine Tartrate
Oxybutynin
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Detrol LA and Oxybutynin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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