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DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET

DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET

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Composition

TOLTERODINE-2MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

PFIZER LTD

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET

DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET belongs to a class of medications known as antimuscarinic (muscarinic receptor blockers). DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET is used for overactive bladder syndrome (it is a condition in which the bladder contracts muscles uncontrollably and urgent need to urinate, causing frequent urination and inability to control urination).

DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET contains tolteradone. DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET works by relaxing the urinary bladder muscles and prevents urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination.

Take DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. Depending on your medical conditions, you are advised to take DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you. You may experience dryness in the mouth, headache, constipation, sleepiness, dizziness, blurred vision, and dry skin. Most of these side effects of DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Before starting DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET, please inform your doctor if you have any allergies, glaucoma (increased pressure in the eye that may cause vision loss), urinary retention (inability to empty your bladder completely or at all), or gastric retention (slow emptying of your stomach). Do not take this DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET if you have liver, kidney, heart problems or constipation. Immediately contact your doctor if you are pregnant and breastfeeding.

Uses of DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET

Treatment of Overactive bladder syndrome

Medicinal Benefits

DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET belongs to a group of medications known as antimuscarinics. DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET is used for overactive bladder syndrome (it is a condition in which the bladder contracts muscles uncontrollably and urgent need to urinate, causing frequent urination and inability to control urination). DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET works by relaxing the urinary bladder muscles and prevents urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination.

Directions for Use

Tablet/capsule: Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET

  • Dryness in the mouth
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry skin

Drug Warnings

Do not take DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET if you are allergic to DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET or any contents of it. Before taking DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or have kidney disease, liver disease, bladder blockage, controlled narrow-angle glaucoma, or stomach or bowel problems (including constipation), or a history of heart rhythm problems (including QT prolongation), gastrointestinal disorders, and myasthenia gravis (a long-term neuromuscular disease that leads to varying degrees of skeletal muscle weakness). DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET has lactose, so inform your doctor if you are intolerant to sugars. DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET may cause dizziness or blurred vision. So, do not drive or operate any heavy machinery. It can increase body temperature by decreasing sweating. So, avoid hot weather or strenuous exercise as this may cause overheating leading to unwanted effects.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Care should be exercised when DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET is administered in combination with antibiotics (containing, e.g. erythromycin, clarithromycin), medicinal products used for the treatment of fungal infections (e.g. ketoconazole, itraconazole), medicinal products used for the treatment of HIV, medicines for the treatment of irregular heartbeat (containing, e.g. amiodarone, sotalol, quinidine, procainamide), and other medication with a similar mode of action to DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET (antimuscarinic properties) or medicines with an opposite mode of action to DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET (cholinergic properties).

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid taking grapefruit juice and alcohol with this DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET.

Drug-Disease Interactions: DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET may interact with disease conditions, including glaucoma, liver, kidney problems, myasthenia gravis, gastrointestinal disorders, and heart-related diseases (e.g. QT Prolongation).

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • ERYTHROMYCIN
  • CLARITHROMYCIN
  • KETOCONAZOLE
  • ITRACONAZOLE
  • AMIODARONE
  • SOTALOL
  • QUINIDINE
  • PROCAINAMIDE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Eat fresh fruits like pears, bananas, and citrus fruits, and green vegetables like beans and potatoes. 
  • Try to take cranberry juice as it helps in minimizing urinary infections. 
  • Avoid coffee, tea, and carbonated drinks which contain caffeine. 
  • Do not consume processed, fried, or spicy foods, as these can irritate your bladder. 
  • Limit alcohol intake as it can increase the risk of side effects.
  • Quit smoking and exercise regularly.

Special Advise

  • Intake of DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET can make you sweat less, thereby increasing the chance of having a heat stroke in summer. So avoid doing tasks which may cause you to overheat.
  • Intake of DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET may occasionally cause blurry vision and dizziness, so avoid driving a motor vehicle, operating heavy machinery, and performing hazardous tasks requiring mental alertness.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Overactive bladder syndrome: Overactive bladder syndrome may lead to a common and sudden need to urinate that may be difficult to control. You may feel like you want to pass urine many times during the night and day and may also experience accidental loss of urine. Although it is common among older adults, an overactive bladder is not a normal part of ageing. It might not be easy to talk about your symptoms, but if they disturb you or interrupt your life, inform your doctor.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET.

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Pregnancy

Caution

DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET should not be taken until prescribed. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Caution should be exercised, it is advisable to consult a doctor before using it.

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Driving

Unsafe

Not safe because DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET may cause dizziness, drowsiness, problems of blurred vision, or other vision problems. So, it may affect the ability to drive.

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Liver

Caution

DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

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Kidney

Caution

DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

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Children

Caution

The safety of the DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET is not determined in children. Therefore, always consult with your doctor before using the DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET.

Country of origin

United Kingdom

Manufacturer/Marketer address

The Capital, 1802, 18th Floor , Plot No. C-70, ‘G’ Block , Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East , Mumbai – 400051
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FAQs

DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET contains tolteradone. DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET works by relaxing the urinary bladder muscles and prevents urgent, frequent, or uncontrolled urination.
DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET did not relieve the symptoms of the overactive bladder when studied in children. So, its use in children is not mentioned.
It is unclear whether DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET can cause dementia or not. However, according to some reports, when people with dementia were given DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET, their symptoms (confusion and misunderstanding) became worse.
DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET does not cure your condition but helps to control the symptoms of overactive bladder.
Patients who have urinary retention (unable to pass urine), have delayed emptying of stomach or blocked intestinal tract (toxic megacolon, ulcerative colitis, pyloric stenosis) or uncontrolled high pressure in the eyes (narrow-angle glaucoma).
Your symptoms may start increasing within one week of starting DETRUSITOL 2MG TABLET. After 5-8 weeks of treatment, maximum benefits may be seen. Your doctor may prescribe $n to you for a long term of up to 24 months to continue this improvement.

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