Urge incontinence, increased urinary frequency

Active Ingredient: Oxybutinin

Indication for Oxybutinin

Population group: only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)
Therapeutic intent: Curative procedure

Symptomatic treatment of urge incontinence and/or increased urinary frequency and urgency as may occur in adult patients with unstable bladder.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

5-15 mg once daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

5 - 15 mg

Dosage regimen

From 5 To 15 mg once every day

Loading dose

5 mg

Maintenance dose

15 mg

Detailed description

Children over the age of 5 years

Initial dose of 5 mg once a day increased in 5 mg increments up to a maximum of 15 mg once a day.

Oxybutinin should not be used in children below age of 5 years, because safety and efficacy have not been established.

Dosage considerations

Oxybutinin tablet must be swallowed whole with the aid of liquid, and must not be chewed, divided, or crushed because it is formulated to provide prolonged release.

Oxybutinin tablet may be administered with or without food.

Active ingredient


Oxybutynin acts as a competitive antagonist of acetylcholine at post-ganglionic muscarinic receptors, resulting in relaxation of bladder smooth muscle.

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