Oxybutynin relaxes and prevents spasms (contractions) of the muscle of the bladder, and helps to control the release of urine.
Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Tablets are used to treat:
- Loss of control in passing urine (urinary incontinence)
- Increased need or urgency to pass urine
- Problems passing urine due to multiple sclerosis and spina bifida
- Children with night time bedwetting caused by problems with the spinal cord.
How to take Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Tablets
Always take Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The usual initial dose is 5 mg two or three times a day. This dose may be increased to a maximum of 5 mg four times a day.
Initially 2.5 mg twice a day increased to 5 mg twice a day according to response.
Children over 5 years Urinary incontinence:
The usual dose is 2.5 mg twice a day. This may be increased to 5 mg two or three times a day.
The usual dose is 2.5 mg twice a day, increased to 5 mg two or three times a day, with the last dose given before bedtime.
Children under 5 years
The dose recommendations given above are a guideline only. Your doctor may prescribe a different dose.