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User Reviews for Oxybutynin

Also known as: Anturol, Ditropan, Ditropan XL, Gelnique, Oxytrol, Oxytrol for Women, Urotrol

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Review by smessen:

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8.0

For Overactive Bladder: Work good

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November 15, 2014 4:29 PM

Review by Drew352:

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10

Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Urinary Incontinence: I recently started using the patch. I have had to wear a pad everyday prior to using it. I'm only on day 6, second patch, and I feel like my life has changed. I can walk, exercise, even sneeze and have no problem. I was concerned about the adhesive because I have allergies and sensitive skin, but I haven't had an issue. I place the patch on my lower abdomen off to the side. I removed the excess adhesive with baby oil and q-tips. It came right off. I'll definitely keep using this product.

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November 3, 2014 5:40 PM

Review by Anonymous (taken for 5 to 10 years):

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10

For Hyperhidrosis: I was a social leper, suffering with a most severe bout of hyperhydrosis; Oxybutynin prolonged-release tablets have totally transformed my life.

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October 9, 2014 8:15 AM

Review by skh4you (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: For me, it took two patches but on the fifth day, they really started working! I am 63 and have had trouble with overactive bladder for the past ten years, off and on. It gets worse depending on what I ingest food and medication wise. I am now in the bathroom every couple of hours instead of every half hour and always feeling the urge like I was. It's wonderful. Thanks for this product!

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September 24, 2014 12:49 PM

Review by Steppiemum:

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10

For Hyperhidrosis: I've been on 10 mg ER for 2 weeks. It is a MIRACLE! I've had super sweats for 14 years of misery due to autoimmune disorders. I am now pinching myself because I went to a new dermatologist who prescribed this. Now, I get to live a normal life!

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August 27, 2014 11:17 PM

Review by Vstone00 (taken for less than 1 month):

Oxytrol for Women (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: Twenty-two hours after applying the patch I removed it because it was causing dizziness, nausea, and vomiting.

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August 26, 2014 5:28 PM

Review by Partygirl91 (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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10

Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: All my life I've had to deal with have an overactive bladder it made me to the point where I was 18 and still wetting the bad at night as well as leaking throughout the day. When I first tried this I saw a huge difference, I haven't had any of those problems except for when I keep it on longer than I should. At first my skin was a little irritated by the patch but now it's nothing and easy to take off. I spent 1 day without it on and it really showed me how important it is for me to have it, I felt dirty through out the day and had to pee all the time like always. I am so thankful for this patch it really has helped live with having an over active bladder.

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August 12, 2014 11:12 PM

Review by Keke1987 (taken for less than 1 month):

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9.0

Oxytrol for Women (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: I just started this patch today, but I must say..so far I am in love! I am 27, and over the past year I have became more and more irritated with my bladder. I am a bartender, and I have very busy, hectic nights when walking away from the bar just isn't an option....and yet I always have to ask my boss to cover the bar for me while I use the ladies room. I'm talking up to 14 times in one shift. I constantly felt like I had to pee, and 20 minutes after I would pee, I felt like if I didn't go again, it would just start coming out on its own. I only went to the bathroom FIVE times while at work. (From 2pm-11pm). I am very pleased. No side affects so far, even with my sensitive skin. This product is life changing!!!

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July 20, 2014 1:39 AM

Review by Karen 100:

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3.0

Oxytrol for Women (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: I have tried the patch and it did help decrease overactive bladder, however, my skin is red, swollen, burning, and itching wherever I tried the patch. Even after 7 days off on 3 different patch sites, my skin hasn't healed yet. If this comes in an oral form which I think it does, I may try that.

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June 20, 2014 7:19 PM

Review by Chergurrl (taken for less than 1 month):

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5.0

Gelnique (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: I will not be continuing this medication, experiencing severe constipation and lower back pain and dry mouth.

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June 19, 2014 9:20 PM

Review by FNE2008 (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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4.0

Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: I would love to give this medicine a 10. It works great for my overactive bladder, unfortunately the irritation and itching is unbearable and I have to end up changing the patch every couple of days. I am running out of places on my body because the irritation and itching lasts a lot longer than the patch. The medicine works great but can't get past the irritation from the patch.

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June 8, 2014 5:03 PM

Review by chatterfox (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

For Urinary Incontinence: I am a 57 year old female who would HIGHLY recommend this medication. I am taking the pill twice daily and I found it worked on the second day. I don't make 50 trips to the bathroom daily, no more concerns about when I sneeze or cough. It has changed my life drastically! I would recommend this to anyone who has incontinence problems.

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March 25, 2014 6:53 PM

Review by Sandey:

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10

For Overactive Bladder: I'm 31 female and was waking up five times a night to pee..after taking this medicine it immediatley started working I can finally sleep. I take it before sleep 5mg it does make you tired and a little dry mouth but it's so worth it

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March 21, 2014 8:40 PM

Review by Just me? (taken for less than 1 month):

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9.0

Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: I tried the Oxytrol patch and liked the effect on helping my overactive bladder, but it irritated my skin and caused such itching I couldn't continue it. I tried placing the patch in a variety of places to no avail. I see on this site that it seems to be a common occurrence.

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February 6, 2014 8:18 AM

Review by Barb from WI. (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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8.0

For Overactive Bladder: I use the patch and it has helped very much but also I had problems with the adhesive not coming off so I talked to Walgreens and ordered a adhesive remover (they ordered it came in the next day).The remover works great. I also get the red rash but it don't itch so all in all I'm very happy with the product.I wish I could get a coupon to help with the cost. I hope this helps.

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January 25, 2014 7:05 AM

Review by Carmen ann:

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6.0

Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: The patch worked. However the itching and inflamed skin was not tolerable. I wish I could bear it just to be relieved of the overactive bladder. I thought I would have a normal life. Now trying Toviaz.

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January 19, 2014 11:14 PM

Review by MISS MOPPET (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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9.0

For Hyperhidrosis: I have been on Oxybutynin for hyperdydrosis since September of 2013. It has changed my life. I went to Mexico this past December and was amazed at how much less was sweating I had. Prior, I was becoming a recluse as it was so embarrassing to go out in public. My air conditioner ran non-stop all summer! Every now and then I "break" out in a sweat, but it is mild and not a big deal. The one side effect I have with it, is that `after taking 2 x 5mg a day I get extremely tired and feel kind of like I am "out of it". I now take it at bedtime, as it actually helps me fall asleep quicker (I had terrible insomnia as well). Mouth is very dry, but it has forced me to increase my water intake, which is good anyway. This is such a relief!

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January 16, 2014 12:32 PM

Review by HeatherZ.:

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8.0

For Overactive Bladder: I've been using the patches for almost two months, and have noticed a great improvement on my bathroom trips. I was going about 18-22 times per day and now down to 12-15. It is still a lot, but that's a huge improvement. My only drawback is I have a horrible rash under the patch that can last for weeks. I am starting to run out of places To put them. They really only stick to my hip areas.

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January 14, 2014 12:29 AM

Review by Kiki n Milo:

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7.0

Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Urinary Incontinence: I have over active bladder and uncontrolable go! I bought Oxytrol over the counter two days after it became available without a prescription. It works so great immediately and is just amazing! A real miracle! They do have to do something to improve the patch. I move it around to avoid the red irritation. It doesn't stay on well. It's too crinkley and doesn't stick well. It comes loose when I bend, when my clothes rub, and in the shower. It needs to be softer like a blister band-aid or even plain old band-aid; a more rubber or fabric type patch. I love it but it feels like a waste of money when it won't stay on. I would give it a 10 if it was softer and stayed on!

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January 11, 2014 5:23 PM

Review by :-) (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: I am 19 years old and started using this patch. I had surgery to stretch my bladder a year ago (apparently my bladder quit growing at a young age). Before, I had to go to the bathroom every hour and a half and the surgery was only a temporary fix from this. This patch worked wonders! Not only do I go less, but I can also hold it in for a lot longer!

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January 6, 2014 10:03 PM

Review by Grace simp:

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5.0

Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: I get bad reaction to the adhesive. The redness stays for weeks and itches so bad. I clean the area with acetone to remove the adhesive residue and then clean it with alcohol. Hope you guys will create one for sensitive adhesive like sensitive bandage. The product helps with overactive bladder I just hope the itch and redness will go away. Been using this patch for a month.

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January 2, 2014 9:30 PM

Review by Detroit Anonymous:

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8.0

Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Urinary Incontinence: I am 23 years old and dealing with a couple types of incontinence. Before I talked to my doctor about it I came across these in my grocery store. I bought them on a whim and tried them out. It works really well, no more leaking or stress incontinence. Within 12 hours I was no longer running to the bathroom. The only side effect I have is some constipation. A change in diet and laxatives seem to help. The patch is rather uncomfortable at times but I'm still experimenting with placement. I change it every 4 or 5 days because the adhesive comes off after a while, usually in the shower. I'd like to see a better material but I'm content for now. It's a lot better than taking a pill every day.

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December 3, 2013 9:36 PM

Review by oxytrol works:

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10

Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: I LOVE THIS. IT HAS HELPED ME TREMENDOUSLY AND I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS TO PEOPLE everywhere. Remember everyone is different so it may not help some and it may help some but as for me it does work.

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December 1, 2013 6:07 PM

Review by BryteEyez (taken for less than 1 month):

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10

Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: After seeing a commercial for Oxytrol, I knew I had to give it a shot. I have had numerous occurances that if I had not been wearing a Depends I would have had a very embarrassing situation. I noticed a difference the very FIRST day. No sudden urges and no accidents ( or NEAR accidents). I have gotten my life back! I want to shout it from the rooftops! Very, very happy with this product! So thankful it is now over the counter! I have read reviews about people saying the patch left adhesive residue, I've had no such problem. Also have not had it come off in the shower or pool. I think it might be improved if the patch were a bit rubbery, say something along the lines of a blister band aide.

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November 30, 2013 1:29 PM

Review by BryteEyez:

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10

For Overactive Bladder: I bought it on a Thursday evening and applied my first patch Friday morning following my shower. I wore a depends that day also, not knowing how quickly or well the patch would work. I noticed a difference the same day! Now, one week into it I want to shout it from the mountain tops! No more embarrassing leakage, no more "accidents" and I forsee no more purchasing of Depends. Forever grateful for this product and for it now being OTC! Can't thank them enough.

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November 25, 2013 9:39 AM

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