It is based on of oxybutynin hydrochloride. It has a myotropic effect, relaxes detrusor, increases bladder capacity and reduces the urge to urinate.
Ditropan is an anticholinergic drug. It blocks nerve impulses, facilitating contraction of the muscles of the bladder.
Eight days later, systematic reception is equilibrium concentration of oxybutynin hydrochloride in the blood plasma. If the patient is weakened, the effect may occur a little later.
Indications for use.
Pills is used for different types of enuresis, mainly those, which are combined with rising daytime urination. When night enuresis it is ineffective.
Ditropan is prescribed for the following types of enuresis:
- due to various neurogenic disorders;
- provoked by hyperreflexia of detrusor;
- in disseminated sclerosis;
- when spina bifida;
- in Pediatrics (5 years) with nocturnal enuresis.
Ditropan is prohibited in the following diseases:
- paralytic ileus;
- angle-closure glaucoma;
- atony of the intestine;
- of gastrointestinal obstruction;
- ulcerative colitis;
- during pregnancy and lactation;
- hypersensitivity to the components of the pills.
And the most frequent adverse events leading to the abolition of therapy Ditropan can be:
- dry mouth;
- sleep disorders;
- paralysis of accommodation;
- increased intraocular pressure;
- abdominal discomfort;
- urinary retention.
Reviews about Ditropan.
Reviews about Ditropan is ambiguous. Pleased with his effect patients write that after taking these pills of urination becomes less stops incontinence:
-We didn’t know what to do with my grandmother, it seemed impossible to cure. Had to come to terms with diapers. But once the doctor had prescribed Ditropan and bladder were controlled. It was a miracle!
But some patients complain of allergic reactions, headache, and other side effects which exceed the therapeutic effect of the drug.
Many parents refuse to give Ditropan children due to strong adverse reactions, so doctors are asked to replace it with equivalents.
But the main disadvantage of Ditropan are that it is effective only during the reception:
-The problem is that while taking this medication, everything seems normal, but “wet night” return as soon as make a break. Do not sit all the time on tablets.
On the background of high prices, this also people do not like, they write that there is now a new generation of analogs that are more effective and have no side-effects.