Detrol LA (Tolterodine Tartrate)

Detrol LA (Rx)
2mg Capsule (Extended Release)
Manufactured by Pfizer - Product of Canada - Shipped from Canada - Can not be split
Detrusitol SR (Rx)
4mg Capsule (Extended Release)
Detrol LA is also marketed internationally under the name Detrusitol SR
Manufactured by Pfizer - Product of Turkey - Shipped from Turkey - Can not be split

Generic equivalents for Detrol LA...

What are generics?
Tolterodine Tartrate (Rx)
2mg Capsule (Extended Release)
Manufactured by Various (UK) - Product of UK/EU - Shipped from United Kingdom - Can not be split
Tolterodine Tartrate (Rx)
4mg Capsule (Extended Release)
Manufactured by Various (UK) - Product of UK/EU - Shipped from United Kingdom - Can not be split

(Rx) - indicates only available by prescription

To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3-month supply or the closest package size available based on your personal prescription. read more

Tolterodine Tartrate Information

TOLTERODINE (tole TER a deen) is used to treat overactive bladder. This medicine reduces the amount of bathroom visits. It may also help to control wetting accidents.

This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.

They need to know if you have any of these conditions: -difficulty passing urine -glaucoma -intestinal obstruction -irregular heartbeat or you have a family member with irregular heartbeat -kidney disease -liver disease -myasthenia gravis -an unusual or allergic reaction to tolterodine, fesoterodine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives -pregnant or trying to get pregnant -breast-feeding

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Swallow whole, do not crush, cut, or chew. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

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This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.

It may take 2 or 3 months to notice the full benefit from this medicine. Your health care professional may also recommend techniques that may help improve control of your bladder and sphincter muscles. These techniques will help you need the bathroom less frequently. You may need to limit your intake tea, coffee, caffeinated sodas, and alcohol. These drinks may make your symptoms worse. Keeping healthy bowel habits may lessen bladder symptoms. If you currently smoke, quitting smoking may help reduce irritation to the bladder muscle. You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this drug affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Your mouth may get dry. Chewing sugarless gum or sucking hard candy, and drinking plenty of water, will help. This medicine may cause dry eyes and blurred vision. If you wear contact lenses you may feel some discomfort. Lubricating drops may help. See your eye doctor if the problem does not go away or is severe.

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible: -allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue -breathing problems -confusion -difficulty passing urine -fast, irregular heartbeat -hallucinations -memory problems -swelling in feet, hands Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome): -changes in vision -constipation -dry eyes, mouth -headache -dizziness, drowsiness -stomach upset

This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Keep out of the reach of children. Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Protect from light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

Tolterodine Tartrate Oral capsule, extended-release