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Review by Overactive Angie (taken for 1 to 6 months):
Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: I was worried the patch would be intrusive, but once I put it on, the only thing I noticed was my reduced need to go to the bathroom. I didn't experience any other side effects.
Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: I've had incontinence for some time, but it got to where the urge would hit so hard that I couldn't move until the urge passed and I could get to the bathroom. I went to the doctor and she put me on Oxybutynin. It may be all in my head but I swear only one 5mg. pill already has worked. I didn't have that extreme urge when I got up from a nap, like I did before. I still had the urge but not as severe. Time will tell.
13 users found this comment helpful.
Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: For two years urologists tried six different pill-form medications to try to help me with my 24/7 discomfort, pain, bladder spasms and need to use the bathroom a dozen or more times daily. It was horror, and nothing came close to helping until I was finally given the Oxytrol patch. Over a period of less than one week, it was as if my life was given back to me. Period. I was able to visit places without stopping to "go" continually; again we enjoyed marital intimacy; and I no longer went sleepless or suffered terrible pain-- or a single side-effect. Thank you for your joint efforts in the launch of this medication. You have given many back a Life. I will be glad to boast your praises anytime, anywhere--for free.
15 users found this comment helpful.
Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: After spending two years in absolute agony 24/7 with spasms of the bladder: pain, needing to urinate up to 12 times day and night and aches in my loin, I finally was given the Oxytrol patch, after no help from six prior pill-form medications. I want to thank whoever is responsible for the making, marketing and licensing of this product that changed my life back to livable after twenty-four months of literal hell. Thank you again.
14 users found this comment helpful.
Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: I had very bad experience with Ditropan (Oxybutynin in tablets) with unacceptable side effects. After some years my GP suggested trial of Oxybutynin patches. That was the second best thing after sliced bread. Within 2 days I went from up to 6 wetting incidents per 24 hours to 0 and in the following weeks a substantial reduction in the leaking of urine. I have now used Oxytrol for 5 weeks and the only side effect is severe constipation, which seems to be helped by changing the Oxytrol patch every 5 days instead of 3 or 4. I have no other side effects, no dry mouth, no sensitive skin where the patches have been sitting on either side of the body. So I am a very satisfied user, no more large pads, nappies, PVC pants just a normal size Tena pad.
11 users found this comment helpful.
Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: Red, raised skin, itchy and uncomfortable reaction at each site to adhesive that was lasting for a week - so not only site with a patch but also from the previous patch. Dry mouth, dizziness and nausea but yes reduced need to run for the bathroom just the side effects starting causing as many problems as it was meant to be solving.
Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: Works well but had site reaction with each patch. Itching, swelling and redness. Tried using Benadryl spray 1st, let dry then applied patch. Patch then would not stick properly.
Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: This patch provided much needed relief from my constant need for a bathroom. I can now enjoy so many things that I could not do before the patch like the movies, walking, or running errands without looking for a bathroom. The only draw back is the sticky adhesive marks left by the patch. But these sticky adhesive marks come off with bath oil and a finger nail brush.
33 users found this comment helpful.
Oxytrol (oxybutynin) for Overactive Bladder: Oxytrol seems to be the best medication for me. I have only tried one other for the overactive bladder. However, this was the best medication due to the side effects, which were basically unnoticed.
64 users found this comment helpful.
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