Using too much Anturol can cause problems, such as an irregular heart rhythm, difficulty passing urine, or vomiting. The specific effects will depend on how much Anturol was used and whether it was combined with other medications. Treatment for this type of overdose will likely involve supportive care to treat any complications that occur.
Can You Use Too Much Anturol?Anturol® (oxybutynin gel) is a prescription medication used to treat an overactive bladder. As with any medication, it is probably possible to use too much Anturol. The specific effects of an overdose can vary, depending on a number of factors, including the Anturol dosage and whether it was used in combination with any other medications or substances.
Effects of an OverdoseReported symptoms of overdoses with oxybutynin, the active ingredient in Anturol, have included:
- An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
- Difficulty passing urine
- Memory loss
- Dilated pupils
- Dry skin
Treatment for an Anturol OverdoseTreatment for an overdose with this drug involves supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose. For example, supportive treatment options for an Anturol overdose may include:
- Fluids through an intravenous line (IV), if necessary
- Close monitoring of the heart and lungs.
It is important to seek medical attention immediately if you believe that you or someone else may have used too much of this medication. Because Anturol comes as a skin gel, it is especially important to keep it out of the reach of children.