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Oxybutynin (Ditropan [discontinued brand in the US]; Ditropan XL; Oxytrol; Anturol; Gelnique) is a drug prescribed for symptoms of overactive bladder, frequent urination, and hyperactivity associated with neurological conditions like spina bifida. Side effects, dosing, drug interactions, and pregnancy safety should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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Terms related to oxybutynin:

  • Anturol
  • Ditropan
  • Ditropan XL
  • Gelnique
  • Oxytrol