Oxybutynin is the generic drug name. Ditropan® is a brand name. There may be other names for this medication.
How is it Administered?
This medication is taken by mouth as a tablet, a long-acting tablet, or a liquid.
Why am I Taking This Medication?
This medication is used to treat overactive bladder — a condition in which the bladder muscles contract uncontrollably (spasm) and cause frequent urination, an urgent need to urinate, and/or the inability to control urination.
How Does it Work?
Oxybutynin is in a class of medications called anticholinergics. It works by relaxing the bladder muscles.