oxybutynin


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ox·y·bu·ty·nin

 (ŏk′sē-byo͞ot′n-ĭn)
n.
An anticholinergic drug, C22H31NO3, used to treat incontinence and other urinary symptoms.

[oxy- + but- + -yn(e) + -in.]
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oxybutynin

n oxibutinina
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Darifenacin (Enablex), fesoterodine (Toviaz), flavoxate (Urispas), oxybutynin (Ditropan), solifenacin (Vesicare), tolterodine (Detrai), and trospium (Sanctura).
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Incontinence Drugs: Darifenacin, Flavoxate, Oxybutynin, Tolterodine,
They raised the price of a bladder-condition drug, oxybutynin chloride, by more than 1,000%.
Therefore, agents with antimuscarinic properties, such as oxybutynin, tolterodine, and gabapentin are used to relieve it.
But more recent studies are showing favorable outcomes with oxybutynin. (1)
Oxybutynin is available in many forms, including a slow-release tablet that permits once-daily dosing.
Zydus' key launches in the first half of the year include doxycycline hyclate injection, oxybutynin ER tablets, rito navir tablets and trazodone tablets.
* ACB-3: Strong anticholinergic effects, eg many atypical antipsychotics, tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline, atropine, drugs treating overactive bladder (oxybutynin, solifenacin, tolterodine), and anti-Parkinson's drugs such as procyclidine.
The risk of dementia rises the longer patients take strong anticholinergics such as antidepressants amitriptyline and paroxetine and the bladder drug oxybutynin. "For those taking more than a year's worth of anticholinergics there is about a 30% increase in the risk of dementia," said George Savva, the study's lead author.
These include anti-depressants amitriptyline, dosulepin and paroxetine; and bladder condition medications tolterodine, oxybutynin and solifenacin.