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Oxytrol is currently the only bladder control medication that is available in the form of a patch. The patch is prescribed to treat symptoms such as frequent urination, leaking accidents, and urinary urgency. Usually, the patch is changed twice a week (every three to four days). Possible side effects of Oxytrol include itching at the application site, dry mouth, and constipation.
What Is Oxytrol?Oxytrol® (oxybutynin patch) is a prescription medication used to treat an overactive bladder. It is currently the only bladder control medication available in patch form. Oxytrol is approved to help treat the following bladder problems due to an overactive bladder:
- Sudden, frequent urges to urinate (known as urinary urgency)
- Frequent urination (known as urinary frequency)
- Leaking accidents (known as urinary incontinence or urge incontinence).