- Detrol LA
Detrol LA (Tolterodine LA) and/or equivalents
Detrol LA 2mgSource Country: Canada
Shipped From: Canada Manufacturer: Pfizer Canada Inc
Detrusitol SR 4mgSource Country: Turkey
Shipped From: Turkey Marketed as Detrusitol SR in Turkey Manufacturer: Pfizer
Generic Tolterodine 2mgSource Country: India
Shipped From: India Manufacturer: Zydus Cadila
Generic Tolterodine 4mgSource Country: India
Shipped From: India Manufacturer: Cipla
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Description of Detrol LA
Detrol LA helps in treating an overactive bladder. It helps in dealing with various conditions such as leaking of urine, feeling of urgent urination and frequently visiting bathroom. It relaxes the bladder muscles, and thereby enhances the controlling ability. Detrol LA belongs to the class of medicines called antispasmodics. The generic name of the drug is Tolterodine.
Detrol LA is available in two strengths: Detrol LA 2mg and Detrol LA 4 mg.
The non-medical ingredients of this medicine include Oleic Acid, FD&C Blue No.2, Starch, Hypromellose, medium chain Triglycerides, Ammonium Hydroxide, Opacode White S-1-7085 (Propylene Glycol, Shellac Glaze, Ammonium Hydroxide, Titanium dioxide, and Simethicone), Ethyl cellulose, Sucrose and Gelatin.
Indications & Dosage of Detrol LA
The instructions of the doctor must be followed while administering Detrol LA. Usually, the recommended dose is 4 mg once every day. However, depending on individual’s response to the medicine, it can be reduced to 2 mg per day. The medicine has to be taken with water. It can be taken with or without food. In case a dose is missed, it must be taken as soon as you remember unless it is time for the next dose. Do not take 2 doses at a time to make up for the missed dose. It has to be stored at room temperature.
Side Effects & Interactions of Detrol LA
Some of the common side effects of using Detrol LA are:
- Dry mouth
- Dry eyes
- Blurred vision
- Stomach problems
- Pain in joints and head
- Diarrhea or constipation
Some of the serious side effects of using Detrol LA are:
- Chest pain
- Uneven heart beat
- Abnormal weight gain
- Reduced Urination
- Bloody/ cloudy urine
- Swelling in lower legs
Several drugs interact with Detrol LA. You must inform your doctor if you are using any of the below mentioned drugs before you buy Detrol LA:
- Psychiatric disorder medications such as Thorazine, Haldol, Mellaril etc.
- Medication for heart rhythm such as Tikosyn, Procan, Betapace, Norpace etc.
You must also inform your doctor if you are using any other vitamins, herbal productions and over the counter products.
Warnings & Precautions of Detrol LA
You should not buy Detrol LA if you are allergic to its ingredients, particularly Tolterodine. You must also inform your doctor if you have blockage in stomach/intestines, or face difficulty urinating. Your doctor must also be aware of your medical conditions, particularly those relating to liver disease, myasthenia gravis, glaucoma, kidney disease and Long QT Syndrome.
Consuming Detrol LA can lead to dizziness which can reduce your ability to use machinery. Thus, you should be careful while undertaking activities that require alertness, such as driving.
It is unknown whether drug is safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Thus, you must discuss with your doctor if you are pregnant or breast feeding before using Detrol LA.