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Ditropan XL Warnings and Precautions

Before starting Ditropan XL, warnings and precautions for the drug should be reviewed with your healthcare provider or pharmacist. It is important to know that Ditropan XL may potentially slow your digestive tract or cause blurred vision, drowsiness, and dizziness. Prior to taking the medicine, be sure to let your healthcare provider know if you have glaucoma, GERD, an enlarged prostate, or liver disease.

Ditropan XL: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Ditropan XL® (oxybutynin ER) if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, including liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Glaucoma
  • Digestive problems (especially problems that cause a slowing of food through the digestive tract)
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • A narrowing ("stricture") of the digestive tract
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Difficulty passing urine
  • An enlarged prostate (also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH)
  • 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.
 

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