What is Ditropan?

Oxybutynin (Ditropan, Lyrinel XL, Lenditro (South Africa)) is an anticholinergic medication used to relieve urinary and bladder difficulties, including frequent urination and inability to control urination (urge incontinence), by decreasing muscle spasms of the bladder.

It competitively antagonizes the M1, M2, and M3 subtypes of the muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. It also has direct spasmolytic effects on bladder smooth muscle as a calcium antagonist and local anesthetic, but at concentrations far above those used clinically.

Oxybutynin is also a possible treatment of hyperhidrosis (hyper-active sweating).

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Dear Doc, I'm 42 years male. I've been having frequent urination symptoms since approximately two months now. My PCP performed basic urine...

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The symptoms that you have outlined are not unusual in educated young males who typically are...

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Will it hurt a type 2 diabetic (42 yr old) on Metformin to take Ditropan 5mg tablets as she has urine leakage, goes to urinate frequently during...

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Ditropan 5 mg is oxybutrin 5 mg which needs to used cautiously. In diabetes as there is no direct contraindications for the usage of this...

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I'm about 42 yrs old. I have been having frequent urination (more than 7 or 8 times per day) since two weeks. I had been to my PCP last...

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I suggest that you consult your treating physician who will be able to evaluate you and prescribe...

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