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Treating an Overactive Bladder

Overactive bladder: Causes

  • Medications that cause a rapid increase in urine production or require that you take them with lots of fluids.
  • Acute urinarytract infections that can cause symptoms similar to an overactive bladder.
  • Abnormalities in the bladder, such as tumors or bladder stones.
  • The condition includes symptoms like.
  1. Sudden urge to urinate.
  2. Urine leakage.
  3. Urge incontinence (lack of control over Urination)
  4. Frequent feeling of needing to urinate.

Tolterodine Tartrate is used to treat an overactive bladder. FDA approved the above drug in December 2000.

Buy Tolterodine 2mg

How does Tolterodine Tartrate Works?

Tolterodine Tartrate belongs to the class of drugs called as anti-muscarinic. It is expressed as a muscle relaxant. The muscle of the bladder wall can sometimes contract in an uncontrollable spasm. This may lead to increase in a number of times to pass urine. The bladder spasm may lead to other symptoms as discussed above.

Above drug blocks certain receptors that are found on the surface of the muscle cells. This helps to

  • Relax the muscles in the bladder wall.
  • Reduces unstable, involuntary contractions of the bladder.
  • Increases the capacity of the bladder to hold urine.

How take Tolterodine Tartrate?

Tolterodine Tartrate is available in the form of oral tablets.

Strength: – 1 mg, 2 mg, and 4 mg.

Adult Dosage (Above 18 years).

  • Initial Dose: 2 mg two times in a day.
  • Maintenance dose: 1 to 2 mg two times in a day.

Comments:

–    It is an oral tablet. You can take it with or without food.

–    Use of the drug in children younger than 18 years is not recommended.

–    Repeat the test to check treatment effect in 2 to 6 months.

–    Your doctor may adjust your dose as per the effect and Tolerance.

What are the uses of Tolterodine Tartrate?

1)    The drug is useful to treat an overactive bladder.

2)    It treats symptoms like,

  • Urinary frequency.
  • Urgency.
  • Lack of control over Urination.

3)    Reduce spasms of the bladder muscles.

4)    Relax the muscles of the bladder.

5)    Helps to prevent urine leaking and the urge to urinate frequently.

6)    Helps to increase the storage volume of the bladder.

7)    It can act on the brain to delay the desire to go for Urine.

8)    Your doctor may prescribe it for some other reason. Ask your doctor.

What are the precautions in taking Tolterodine Tartrate?

Ask your doctor regarding certain condition prior to the treatment of Tolterodine Tartrate. Discuss with your doctor if you have/are,

  • Significant bladder Outflow retention.
  • Gastrointestinal obstructive disorders.
  • Narrow-angle glaucoma.
  • Reduced kidney or liver function.
  • History of QT- prolongation.
  • Allergy to the above drug.
  • Any other allergies.

Inform your doctor, medication you take in present.

Follow the instructions in proper manner.

Cost of Tolterodine Tartrate (Generic and Brand)

Generic and Brand Medicines contain the same active ingredient. Brand Makers have to spend a huge amount for the invention of the drug. A big part is also spent on marketing packaging and advertising. Generic medicines don’t need to spend for Research and development of the drug. So we can sell cheap and effective generic drugs.

Cost of Generic Tolterodine Tartrate.

Quantity           strength       price         price per unit.

  1. 30 tablets 1 mg        $26.99               $ 0.9.
  2. 30 tablets 2 mg       $ 36.99                $1.23.
  • 30 tablets 4 mg       $ 40.99                $ 1.37.

 

Cost and brand Detrol.

Quantity                  strength           price              price per unit.

  1. 60 tablets 1 mg            $468.49               $ 7.81.
  2. 60 tablets         2 mg            $ 480.62             $ 8.01.
  • 60 tablets 4 mg            $818.68              $ 13.64.