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Home Knowledge Center Wellness Library tolterodine

tolterodine

Pronunciation: tol TER oh deen

Brand: Detrol, Detrol LA

Detrol

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1 mg, round, white, imprinted with TO

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Detrol

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2 mg, round, white, imprinted with DT

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Detrol LA

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2 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with LOGO, 2

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Detrol LA

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4 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with 4, LOGO

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Tolterodine Tartrate

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1 mg, round, white, imprinted with 93, 0010

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Tolterodine Tartrate ER

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4 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with TEVA 2049, TEZA 2049

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Tolterodine Tartrate ER

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2 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with TEVA 2050

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Tolterodine Tartrate

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2 mg, round, white, imprinted with DT

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Tolterodine Tartrate

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1 mg, round, white, imprinted with TO

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Tolterodine Tartrate

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2 mg, round, white, imprinted with DT

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Detrol

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1 mg, round, white, imprinted with TO

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Detrol

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2 mg, round, white, imprinted with DT

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Detrol LA

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2 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with LOGO 2

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Detrol LA

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4 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with 4

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Tolterodine Tartrate

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2 mg, round, white, imprinted with CL 61

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Tolterodine Tartrate ER

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2 mg, capsule, green, imprinted with TEVA, 7163

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Tolterodine Tartrate ER

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4 mg, capsule, turquoise, imprinted with TEVA, 7164

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What is the most important information I should know about tolterodine?

What is the most important information I should know about tolterodine?

Use only as directed. Tell your doctor if you use other medicines or have other medical conditions or allergies.

What is tolterodine?

What is tolterodine?

Tolterodine is used in adults to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of urinary frequency, urgency, and incontinence (urine leakage).

Tolterodine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking tolterodine?

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking tolterodine?

You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to tolterodine or fesoterodine (Toviaz), or if you have:

  • trouble emptying your bladder;
  • a blockage in your stomach, slow digestion; or
  • uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma.

Tell your doctor if you have ever had:

  • a stomach or intestinal disorder;
  • problems with constipation;
  • liver disease;
  • kidney disease;
  • myasthenia gravis;
  • trouble emptying your bladder, or a weak stream of urine;
  • glaucoma; or
  • long QT syndrome (in you or a family member).

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

How should I take tolterodine?

How should I take tolterodine?

Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.

Take with water.

Take tolterodine with or without food, at the same times each day.

Swallow the capsule whole and do not crush, chew, break, or open it.

Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.

What happens if I miss a dose?

What happens if I miss a dose?

Skip the missed dose and use your next dose at the regular time. Do not use 2 doses in one day

What happens if I overdose?

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should I avoid while taking tolterodine?

What should I avoid while taking tolterodine?

Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you. Your reactions could be impaired.

What are the possible side effects of tolterodine?

What are the possible side effects of tolterodine?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using tolterodine and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • confusion, hallucinations;
  • severe stomach pain or constipation; or
  • painful or difficult urination.

Common side effects may include:

  • dry mouth;
  • dizziness;
  • constipation;
  • stomach pain; or
  • headache.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What other drugs will affect tolterodine?

What other drugs will affect tolterodine?

Tolterodine can cause a serious heart problem. Your risk may be higher if you also use certain other medicines for infections, asthma, heart problems, high blood pressure, depression, mental illness, cancer, malaria, or HIV.

Tell your doctor about all your other medicines, especially:

  • cyclosporine; or
  • vinblastine.

This list is not complete. Other drugs may affect tolterodine, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible drug interactions are listed here.

Where can I get more information?

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about tolterodine.

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