- Drotaverine–Mefenamic Acid
- Hyoscine Butylbromide
- Tolterodine Tartrate
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Detrol LA* used for?
Generic for Detrol LA* (Tolterodine Tartrate) is an antispasmodic medication used to treat symptoms of an overactive bladder, such as urinary frequency, urinary urgency, and urinary incontinence. By preventing spasms of the bladder muscles, Tolterodine Tartrate helps control the release of urine. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Detrol LA*?
The dosage of Generic for Detrol LA* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Swallow Generic for Detrol LA* whole with a full glass of water. It can be taken with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Detrol LA*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Detrol LA* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Detrol LA*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an Overdose of Generic for Detrol LA*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Detrol LA*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Detrol LA*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Detrol LA*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Detrol LA* can interact with antibiotics.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Detrol LA*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Detrol LA* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Detrol LA* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Detrol LA* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Detrol LA* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Detrol LA* can cause side effects such as dizziness, blurred vision, constipation, abdominal pain, headache, and fatigue. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Detrol LA*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Detrol LA*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Detrol LA* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Detrol LA*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Detrol LA*?
How will Generic for Detrol LA* work in my body?
How should Generic for Detrol LA* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Detrol LA* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Detrol LA* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.