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TROPAN 2.5MG TABLET
Salt Composition : Oxybutynin
Manufacturer : SUN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
10 Tablet(s) In A Strip
Introduction to Tropan 2.5mg Tablet
Tropan 2.5mg contains the active substance Oxybutyninwhich belongs to the class of antispasmodics. In adults and children, it is used to treat urinary incontinence (loss of control in passing urine) and frequent and sudden urges to urinate that may not be easy to control. In children five years or older, it is also used in treating nighttime bedwetting when other treatments have not worked. This medicine is not recommended for children under the age of 5 years.
Do not consume Tropan 2.5mg if you are allergic to Oxybutynin or any of the other substances of the medicine, if you have any stomach or intestine disorder, inflammatory bowel disease, urinary problems like blockage, myasthenia gravis (muscle weakness disorder), vision problems like blurred vision or glaucoma (loss of vision). Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding because this medicine is unsafe to use in such conditions. Report to your doctor if you are intolerant to some sugar, as this medicine contains lactose.
Before starting the treatment with Tropan 2.5mg, inform your doctor if you have any liver, heart (failure, irregular heartbeat) or kidney-related conditions, difficulties in the stomach or intestines, heartburn, or indigestion caused by hiatus hernia ( part of the stomach squeezes through the diaphragm). Notify your doctor if you take any other medicine, especially for osteoporosis (bisphosphonates), and if you have hyperthyroidism, high blood pressure, and nerve damage (autonomic neuropathy). This medicine is contraindicated for Parkinson’s condition.
Uses of Tropan 2.5mg Tablet
- Overactive bladder (OAB)
Therapeutic Effects of Tropan 2.5mg Tablet
Tropan 2.5mg tablet works by inhibiting the receptors in the urinary bladder and salivary glands. It relaxes the bladder and inhibits sudden muscle contractions, thus controlling the release of urine.
Interaction of Tropan 2.5mg Tablet with other drugs
Inform your healthcare professional about all the medicines you take, including prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, recent vaccinations, vitamin supplements, nutritional and herbal products. Certain medications such as Atropine, Amantadine, Levodopa, Cholinesterase inhibitors, Anti-psychotics, and other medications may interact with Tropan 2.5mg and reduce its effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.
More Information about Tropan 2.5mg Tablet
- Keep this tablet out of the sight and reach of children.
- Store in original package below 25˚C
- Store in a dry place
How to consume Tropan 2.5mg Tablet
Take an Tropan 2.5mg tablet with a glass of water. Swallow the tablet, do not crush, chew, or dissolve it. Your doctor will choose the dosage and administration frequency based on the physical condition because it differs for each person.
Safety Advices for Tropan 2.5mg Tablet
Getting advice from your physician if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant before starting the treatment is recommended because you should not consume Tropan 2.5mg unless your doctor prescribes it.
It is unsafe to consume Tropan 2.5mg as it can pass through breast milk. Consult your physician for advice before breastfeeding.
Inform your doctor if you experience any symptoms like difficulties in breathing. Notify you if you have any lung-related condition before starting the treatment with Tropan 2.5mg .
Inform your physician about any underlying liver disorders before taking Tropan 2.5mg, as this medication should be used with caution in liver disease patients. Consult your physician before taking this medicine.
It is unknown whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Tropan 2.5mg . Please consult your doctor.
It is unsafe to drive while taking Tropan 2.5mg because this medicine might cause dizziness and blurred vision, so avoid driving and operating machinery during this treatment.
Side Effects of Tropan 2.5mg Tablet
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Allergic reactions (swelling in face, tongue, or throat)
- Difficulty in breathing
- Angioedema (swelling under the skin)
- Blurred vision
- Dry skin, eyes
- Face flushing
- Difficulties in urination
- Dry mouth
Word of Advice
Inform your doctor if you are intolerant to sugar, as this medicine contains Lactose. Notify your doctor if you experience any heart, kidney, or liver-related symptoms, which can be life-threatening. This medicine is not recommended for children under the age of 5 years. Consumption of alcohol while on treatment could increase drowsiness. Maintain oral hygiene by visiting the dentist regularly.
Q 1. Can Tropan 2.5mg be used in children?
Tropan 2.5mg can be used in children, but a doctor should determine the dosage and duration of treatment. Additionally, it should not be used in children under the age of 5 years.
Q 2. Is Tropan 2.5mg contain any sugar?
Yes, Tropan 2.5mg contains Lactose. Hence before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are intolerant to sugar.
Q 3. How long do these side effects last?
The duration of the side effects may vary from person to person, where some side effects (nausea, constipation) may persist throughout treatment.
Q 4. Can Tropan 2.5mg cause mood changes?
Tropan 2.5mg may cause mood changes (depression or anxiety) or affective disorders. If you experience any changes in mood or behavior while taking this medicine, you should contact your doctor.
Q 5. What if I experience severe side effects?
If you experience severe side effects, like difficulty breathing, chest pain, or allergic action, you should seek medical attention immediately.
Fact Box of Tropan 2.5mg Tablet
Molecule name: Oxybutynin
Therapeutic class: Urology
Pharmacological class: Antispasmodics agent
Indication: Overactive bladder (OAB)
- Tillomed Laboratories Ltd, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on Nov 2022] [Accessed on 24th April 2023], Oxybutynin Hydrochloride 5mg Tablets - Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) - (EMC) (medicines.org.uk)
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- J. Goddard, A.N. Turner, Kidney, and urinary tract disease; Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine; 22nd Edition, 2014, 461-523
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