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Drug Interactions With the Oxybutynin Patch

Anticholinergics, acetylcholinesterase inhibitor medications, and pramlintide may potentially cause drug interactions with the oxybutynin patch. These negative interactions could decrease the effectiveness of the medicines, slow down the movement of food through the digestive tract, or increase your risk of developing side effects. You can help prevent oxybutynin patch interactions by telling your healthcare provider about all other medications you are currently taking.

Starting in September 2013, oxybutynin patches will be available without a prescription and will be sold under the name "Oxytrol for Women" to treat women over age 18 with overactive bladder. The prescription version will still be available. It is unclear how this will affect the price and insurance coverage for the oxybutynin patch.
 

Oxybutynin Patch Drug Interactions: An Overview

The oxybutynin patch (Oxytrol®) can potentially interact with several other medicines. Some of the medicines that may lead to oxybutynin patch drug interactions include:
 
  • Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor medications, including:

 

 

  • Anticholinergic drugs, such as:

 

 

Drug Information - Oxybutynin Patch

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