oxybutynin - transdermal, Oxytrol (cont.)
SIDE EFFECTS: Skin redness/itching/irritation at the application site, dry mouth, drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision, headache, weakness, nausea or constipation may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.To relieve dry mouth, suck (sugarless) hard candy or ice chips, chew (sugarless) gum, drink water or use a saliva substitute.To prevent constipation, eat a diet adequate in fiber, drink plenty of water, and exercise. If you become constipated while using this drug, consult your pharmacist for help in selecting a laxative.If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: vision problems, difficulty urinating, signs of kidney infection (such as burning/painful/frequent urination, lower back pain), fast/irregular heartbeat, mental/mood changes (such as confusion), fever, flushed/hot/dry skin.Get medical help right away if you have any very serious side effects, including: eye pain, signs of stomach/intestinal blockage (such as severe stomach pain, persistent nausea/vomiting, severe constipation).A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
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