Detrol LA (Tolterodine) is used treat overactive bladder (a condition in which the bladder muscles contract uncontrollably and cause frequent urination, urgent need to urinate, and inability to control urination) to relieve urinary difficulties, including frequent urination and inability to control urination. Tolterodine is in a class of medications called antimuscarinics. It works by relaxing the bladder muscles preventing bladder contraction. Tolterodine LA (Generic) is also available in addition to the brand name Detrol LA in the strength of 4mg.
Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away. Stop using Detrol LA and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
Why is Detrol LA prescribed?
Detrol LA is used to treat overactive bladder. It works by reducing spasms of the bladder muscles.
What if I miss a dose of Detrol LA?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose
How should I store this medication?
Keep Detrol LA at room temperature away from moisture and heat.