Incontinence Channel
Topics
Medications
Quicklinks
Related Channels

Generic Ditropan

Since the patent for the brand-name drug has expired, generic Ditropan is now available in both tablet and syrup form. It is sold under the name oxybutynin chloride and comes in a 5-mg strength. A number of drug companies manufacture generic Ditropan products, including Major Pharmaceuticals, Watson Labs, Akyma Pharmaceuticals, and Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Generic Ditropan: An Overview

Ditropan® (oxybutynin chloride) is a prescription medication approved to treat certain bladder problems. It belongs to a group of medications known as anticholinergic medications. A long-acting form that is taken just once a day is also available (see Ditropan XL).
 
Brand-name Ditropan is made by Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc. However, the patent has since expired and generic Ditropan is now available.
 

Strengths of Generic Ditropan

Generic Ditropan is available in the following strengths and forms:
 
  • Oxybutynin chloride 5 mg tablets
  • Oxybutynin chloride syrup, which contains 5 mg per 5 mL (per teaspoonful).
     

Who Makes Generic Ditropan?

Generic Ditropan is made by the following companies:
 
  • Akyma Pharmaceuticals
  • Apotex Corp.
  • Major Pharmaceuticals
  • Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.
  • Pliva, Inc.
  • Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Silarx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • UDL Laboratories, Inc.
  • Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc.
  • Watson Labs.
     

Ditropan Drug Information

Referring Pages:
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.