What is Detrol? How to Treat with Generic Tolterodine.
Generic Detrol (Tolterodine 4 mg) guide:
What are the pills sold under the name Detrol?
If your therapist prescribes you to buy Detrol, you should know that this name is nothing more than one of the dozens of names the medical product known internationally as Tolterodine is sold under. Some of the other trademarks registered for this medication are Detrusitol, Loritan OD 4, Parol LA 4, Tolterodinum, Tolterondine Tartrate, etc. It became possible for other producers to make the same medication when the exclusive patent of the formula developer ceased to restrict other companies to use it for commercial purposes.
The medication is included in the class of spasmolytics that act on the urinary tract. It is used for the management of the conditions in which the bladder is hyperactive, i.e. causes frequent urges to urinate and incontinence.
You can find the same preparation cheaper if you will look to buy Generic Detrol instead of the branded one made by Pfizer. This isn’t a registered name and it cannot be registered by anyone since it contains the brand name but it known and recognizable by pharmacists all over the world. If you ask them about Generic Detrol or Tolterodine (the active substance name) they will know what you need.
When can you buy Detrol?
You can get the medication without a prescription from our online pharmacy if you or someone from your family suffers from frequent urination urges or urine incontinence but we still highly recommend to you to visit a doctor first to find out the reason behind these symptoms.
How does Detrol act?
The drug is a competitive antagonist of M-type choline-receptors in the bladder and salivary glands. It is highly specific for muscarinic receptors and does not affect other receptors. Detrol also very selective for receptors of the bladder and too much lower extent affect the salivary glands.
In simpler words, through the inhibition of the specific receptors, the drug reduces the contractions of the bladder and to some extent, salivation. It lowers the detrusor tension, prevents involuntary urination, and extends the intervals between urination and the volume of the urine output. As a result of the full treatment course, the complete elimination or weakening of the urination urges is noted. The maximum effect of the therapy is achieved four weeks after the therapy start.
For whom Detrol pills are contraindicated?
You should not buy Tolterodine for yourself or another person if you or that person has suffered from adverse effects from any medication based on Tolterodine. It is also contraindicated to take the pills in such conditions as urinary retention, untreatable myasthenia gravis, angle-closure glaucoma, severe ulcerative colitis, and megacolon.
The use of the medication is restricted in people with significant obstruction of the urinary tract outflow with the risk of urinary retention, obstructive gastrointestinal disease, renal or hepatic insufficiency, neuropathy, unrecoverable hernia. The safety of the medication in children is not fully studied and therefore Tolterodine is not encouraged in them.
The drug must not be used while you breastfeed as it penetrates the breast milk.
Can the medication be used during pregnancy?
You can buy Generic Tolterodine and start using it while carrying a baby if your doctor approves. The medication use it not encouraged in pregnant women but if the expected benefit it higher than the risks, it can be appointed at a doctor’s discretion.
Precautions to follow when considering the therapy with Generic Tolterodine
Before the start of the therapy, it is important to detect whether there are organic reasons, i.e. illnesses or neoplasms that cause frequent urination urges.
Women of fertile age must ensure effective and reliable contraception during the therapy with Generic Tolterodine as the medication should not be used during pregnancy and especially during the first trimester.
If when you started the therapy you developed dry mouth which lasts for more than two weeks, you should consult a dentist on what should you do and what this side effects can do to your teeth in the long run.
It is not advised to order Detrol and use it if you need to drive daily or operate machinery that requires extreme focus and attention as the drug use can influence it.
How are Generic Detrol pills used?
The drug is used in the same manner as the branded medication made by Pfizer. In this guide, you can find the regular recommendations that may not be suitable for you so you need to consult your doctor before taking the tablets.
The recommended dose is 4 mg a day split into two intakes. If you start developing any side effects, the dose should be reduced to 2 mg a day split into two intakes.
People with impaired kidney function with creatinine clearance less than 30 ml per minute are recommended to take lower doses – 2 mg a day split into two intakes.
The pills efficacy is not affected by the food.
After six months of uninterrupted therapy, your doctor should assess the need for the further treatment.
What are possible adverse effects of Generic Detrol?
As in the case with the dosage and precautions, the potential side effects of the generic are identical to those of a brand-name drug.
The medication can cause the effects related to the inhibition of M-type choline-receptors of different severity such as dry skin and mucosa, dyspepsia and reduced tearing. Besides, it can be a reason for the occurrence of allergic reactions, nervousness, confusion, hallucinations, dizziness, sleepiness, dryness of the eyeballs, impaired vision, irregular heartbeat, indigestion, constipation, headache, swelling, urinary retention, general weakness, chest pain, and others.
If you start suffering from any malaise during the therapy and your condition only worsens, inform your healthcare provider immediately.
What can happen if you overdose?
When you order Generic Detrol without a prescription, you may believe that this medication is harmless while it is not so. It is dangerous to take the higher doses of the drug as you can develop hallucinations, extreme agitation, seizures, respiratory insufficiency, tachycardia, mydriasis, paresis of accommodation, delay of urination, and painful urge to urinate.
The treatment you would need then would be gastric lavage, the use of activated carbon, and symptomatic therapy. In urinary retention, you would also need bladder catheterization. Besides, the doctors would need to monitor your condition for at least twenty-four hours after an overdose.
Can the medication interact with other substances?
If you don’t take any medications when you plan to order Tolterodine, you can skip this section but if you do use any drugs or plan to use them along with Tolterodine, please read carefully and consult your doctor if anything is unclear for you.
The concurrent use of potent inhibitors of CY???4, for instance, macrolide antibiotics, antifungal drugs, and others is not recommended as they can elevate the concentration of Detrol in the blood plasma and it can contribute to side effects occurrence.
The concurrent use with other medicines that have anticholinergic properties may lead to the increased therapeutic effect and undesirable effects and vice versa – in the simultaneous administration of muscarinic cholinergic receptor agonists, the therapeutic effect of Tolterodine may decrease.
The effect of prokinetics, like metoclopramide and cisapride, can be attenuated by Tolterodine.
There can be other significant interaction with not mentioned here medicines that are metabolized with the cytochromes ?450-2D6 (CYP2D6) or CY???4.
During the clinical studies of the medication, it was proven that it doesn’t negatively interact with warfarin and/or oral combined birth control pills.
Is a cheaper generic is as effective as the branded drug?
You can without any hesitation order Generic Tolterodine from our online pharmacy as we guarantee that we sell only the medications that correspond to the original formula and are made by reputable pharmaceutical companies. Although ideally, all generics should be as effective as the branded medicines, sometimes it is not so if their manufacturers try to save on the components. You can run into such inferior drugs in chase of the lowest price possible. Remember to check the average prices on the market among online drugstores to get the idea how generics are ranged. Do not be fooled by an extremely low price as you can end up spending more money while replacing the ineffective cheap drug with another one. On the other hand, if you get the medication from a reliable seller and manufacturer, you can rest assured that it is equal in effect and safety to the more expensive brand medication as big pharmaceutical companies value their reputation and do not produce bad-quality or ineffective medicines.
Where is it better to buy Tolterodine?
Obviously, you can get the medication from your local drugstores but not all regular drugstores offer their customers cheaper generic versions as they are interested in selling more expensive brand drugs. Also, you should know that online all drugs are cheaper. Besides, they are even cheaper if you opt for a pharmacy situated abroad where the drug you plan to buy is sold over-the-counter. We offer you the best prices when you order Generic Tolterodine and guarantee that the medication will help you treat your condition as efficiently as Detrol made by Pfizer.
Shipping of Generic Detrol
We ship all medicines that we sell internationally. Moreover, you can always check where your parcel is as we provide tracking numbers for all orders.
Our doctor prescribes Tolterodine online for free, and there is no doctor’s consultation fee.
All orders of Tolterodine arrive in discrete unmarked parcels. We leave the shipment description blank.