oxybutynin - transdermal, Oxytrol
GENERIC NAME: OXYBUTYNIN - TRANSDERMAL (OX-i-BUE-ti-nin)
BRAND NAME(S): Oxytrol
USES: Oxybutynin is used to treat an overactive bladder. By relaxing the muscles in the bladder, oxybutynin improves symptoms such as the inability to control urination (incontinence), feeling that one has to urinate (urgency), and having to go to the bathroom often (frequency). This medication belongs to the class of drugs known as antispasmodics.This medication is not recommended for use in children younger than 5 years of age. Consult your doctor for more information.Unless otherwise directed by your doctor, the over-the-counter product should only be used by adult women who have symptoms of overactive bladder for at least 2 months.For over-the-counter products, carefully read the package instructions to make sure the product is right for you. Check the ingredients on the label even if you have used the product before. The manufacturer may have changed the ingredients. Also, products with similar names may contain different ingredients meant for different purposes. Taking the wrong product could harm you.
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