I've been on oxybutynin for 3 weeks and a week ago, I developed pain in my finger joints. Could this drug be causing it? I've never had pain in my hands before and I have no other health problems.
24 Aug 2009
Oxybutynin doesn't cause arthritis-type pain BUT it can cause peripheral edema; however, this would cause your hands to swell and ache but not affect your joints so much becuase it is a circulatory problem. Perhaps it could be something else you are taking that is interacting with the oxybutynin-maybe something you've been taking all along but sine you've started the oxybutynin, it is interacting with it. Just a thought. Hope this helps somewhat.
7 Aug 2012
I know this question was asked in 2009 but I recently took oxybutynin and now my hands hurt so bad that I can't sleep at night. I feel like I have rheumatoid arthritis and did not feel like this before. Wish I had NEVER taken this... definitely not worth it for it. Now I'm afraid I will always be in pain and I'm only 49.
- Oxybutynin Information for Consumers
- Oxybutynin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Oxybutynin (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Tried Synvics and other treatments what else is there. I have a lot of pain in the knees
2 answers • 8 Feb 2010
I have had epidurals, facet joint injections, nerve blocks and RFA's but have never had the sacroiliac joint injections. I have a lot of low ...
2 answers • 13 Jan 2011
inflammatory joint disease, early rheumatoid arthritis, etc., etc.). I've been using Subutex (8mg 3xday) for the last 2 years. My PCP has ...
3 answers • 15 Feb 2012