Ditropan Xl Oral Tablet, Extended Release 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Ditropan XL: Oral tablet, extended release (10mg)

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Ditropan XL 10mg Tab
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc, formerly Ortho Womens Health & Urology, Division of
Pill Identification: 10 XL 

What is this Medicine?

OXYBUTYNIN (ox i BYOO ti nin) is used to treat overactive bladder. This medicine reduces the amount of bathroom visits. It may also help to control wetting accidents.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Ditropan XL: Oral tablet, extended release(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Ditropan XL 10mg Extended-Release Tablet

NDC: 504580810
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Neurogenic Bladder, Urinary Incontinence, Overactive Bladder (OAB)

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Avoid excessive humidity
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Ditropan XL 10mg Extended-Release Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_11854.JPG
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc, formerly Ortho Womens Health & Urology, Division of
Pill Identification: 10 XL 
Shape: round
Color: pink

Reported Side Effects for Ditropan XL 10mg Extended-Release Tablet

Hoarseness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Thirst Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Painful Urination Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Belching Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flushing Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Heartburn Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hoarseness Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-7.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bladder Infection Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Nose Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Itching Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Sore Throat Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Dry Eyes Incidence:
1.0-3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
1.0-5.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
1.0-9.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
1.0-4.9%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Retaining Urine Incidence:
1.2-6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.3-15.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
1.5-7.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.8-16.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
3.0-5.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
3.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
4.1-71.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.5-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.5-11.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
5.6-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Ditropan XL 10mg Extended-Release Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Ditropan XL 10mg Extended-Release Tablet(Oxybutynin Chloride)
Grapefruit juice and Oxybutynin(Oxybutynin Chloride)
Grapefruit juice and grapefruit-containing foods may increase the side effects of Oxybutynin. Do not significantly increase grapefruit juice intake while taking this drug, or avoid grapefruit juice if possible. Discuss any new or worsening side effects, such as confusion, constipation, dizziness, difficulty with urination, drowsiness, dry mouth and eyes, changes in vision, palpitations, or fast heartbeat with your health care provider. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Ditropan XL 10mg Extended-Release Tablet(Oxybutynin Chloride)
Alcohol and Oxybutynin(Oxybutynin Chloride)
Do not drink Alcoholic beverages while taking Oxybutynin (Ditropan). You may feel drowsy or more tired if you drink alcohol-containing drinks while taking Oxybutynin. Do not drive or operate machinery while drinking Alcoholic beverages and until you know how Oxybutynin affects you. You may also notice an increase in the frequency of urination while taking Oxybutynin and drinking alcoholic beverages.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Ditropan XL 10mg Extended-Release Tablet(Oxybutynin Chloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Oxybutynin(Oxybutynin Chloride)
The intake of beverages containing caffeine may decrease the actions of Oxybutynin because Caffeine may increase urination. You may wish to limit your caffeine intake (including intake of coffee, colas, teas, or herbal supplements) while taking oxybutynin.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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