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Detrol Warnings and Precautions

If you have glaucoma, kidney disease, or digestive problems, tell your healthcare provider before starting Detrol. Warnings and precautions include avoiding the drug if you have difficulty passing urine, watching out for potential drug interactions, and telling your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Detrol warnings and precautions also include knowing that it may worsen certain medical conditions, such as QT syndrome or glaucoma.

Detrol: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Detrol® (tolterodine tartrate) if you have:
  • Glaucoma
  • Digestive problems (especially those that involve slow emptying of food from the stomach)
  • Difficulty passing urine
  • An enlarged prostate (also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH)
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Myasthenia gravis 
  • Liver disease, including liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Detrol Drug Information

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