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Oxytrol Warnings and Precautions

Specific Precautions and Warnings for Oxytrol

Warnings and precautions to be aware of prior to taking Oxytrol include the following:
  • In rare cases, this medication can cause life-threatening swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. This can occur quickly, even after the first dose. Seek immediate medical attention if such swelling occurs.


  • Oxytrol can slow the digestive system. This can cause problems, especially for people who already have a slow digestive system due to other medical problems.
  • This medication may make glaucoma worse. If you have glaucoma and take Oxytrol, your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely.
  • The kidneys and liver help to remove Oxytrol from your body. If you have kidney or liver disease, you may require extra monitoring by your healthcare provider and may need to take a lower Oxytrol dosage.
  • Oxytrol can cause blurred vision, dizziness, and drowsiness. Be sure to see how Oxytrol affects you before driving or operating heavy machinery.
  • Oxytrol can decrease your ability to sweat, which may increase your risk of heat stroke. Be sure to stay well hydrated in the heat.
  • Oxytrol may potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Oxytrol Drug Interactions).
  • Oxytrol is considered a pregnancy Category B medication. This means that it is probably safe for use during pregnancy, although the full risks are not known (see Oxytrol and Pregnancy).
  • It is not known whether Oxytrol passes through breast milk. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding or plan to start, discuss this with your healthcare provider prior to taking the drug (see Oxytrol and Breastfeeding).

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