TOLTERODINE: FDA Approved Drugs and User Comments

User Comments:

For Urinary Incontinence: “I took Bethanochol for many years to combat dry mouth from other medications. Eventually it led to an issue with incontinence, so I discontinued. Several months passed, and the incontinence continued (apparently it becomes permanent in some cases). My doctor prescribed Detrol/Tolteradone, but after 3 months the only change is the awful side effects-extremely dry mouth/eyes/sinus/skin, headache, increased lethargy, irritability, mental processing impaired, etc. But barely noticeable improvement of the urgency/incontinence issue. Also, my disability income can’t sustain the copay (if it worked it might be worth going without heat or something else). Hoping that I can discontinue without any added complications. Very disappointing.”

Val 55 (taken for 1 to 6 months) December 17, 2017

For Urinary Incontinence: “Caused severe urinary retention that required me to wear a Foley catheter for three days.”

cellogirl (taken for less than 1 month) December 17, 2017

For Overactive Bladder: “I’ve been on it for almost a week, side effects are not fun. I am so tired, irritable, dry mouth and walk around like a zombie. Dr appointment Friday. Not sure if I should continue. Good news is I can fully empty bladder now, still have urgency, and some pain when try to hold and get to bathroom. Not sure if side effects will go away….”

Smkite (taken for less than 1 month) December 3, 2017

For Overactive Bladder: “Started taking Tolterodine ER 4 mg capsule for overactive bladder The first night I was up 6 times to pee. How long does it take for medication to take affect.”

tenn-vol (taken for less than 1 month) November 23, 2017

For Overactive Bladder: “Ive had MS since 2000. Over the past year my frequent urination was unbearable. I was going every 30 minutes. Going out was impossible. I has to wear depends at night. I got up about 8-10 times and had lots of accidents. I took OTC meds with no relief. I talked to my doctor who put me on tolterdine. Starting working right away with no side effects. I have my life back.”

Anonymous (taken for 1 to 6 months) September 10, 2017

For Overactive Bladder: “Been on detrol first and insurance dropped it so was put on tolterdine 4 mg 2 times a day all the bad side effects and dementia symptoms started feel that dose was too much going to cut back to 1- 4 mg a day till I see my doctor next month he works 1 month and off 1 month /nice job huh/ hope things goes well for me”

Don’t have one (taken for 2 to 5 years) August 8, 2017

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