Oxybutynin - Men

Names

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.

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