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You should talk to your healthcare provider about precautions and warnings with the oxybutynin patch before starting treatment. Make sure your healthcare provider knows if you have digestive problems, glaucoma, or any allergies before using the patch. You should not use the oxybutynin patch if you are allergic to any components of the medicine or have delayed gastric emptying, uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma, or urinary retention.
- Liver disease, including liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Digestive problems (especially problems that cause a slowing of food through the digestive tract)
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Difficulty passing urine
- An enlarged prostate (also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH)
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant