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Tropan 5 Tablet

Manufactured bySUN PHARMA LABORATORIES LTD
ContainsOxybutynin
Description

Tropan 5 Tablet is used for the treatment of an overactive bladder as well as other nervous system conditions that affect the bladder muscles. The symptoms of these conditions may include a frequent feeling of a need to urinate, sudden urge to urinate, inability to control urination, leakage of urine, etc. It may also be used for the treatment of excessive sweating.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Tropan 5 Tablet

Oxyspas-5 Tablet
Cipla Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Tropan 5 Tablet

  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Extreme tiredness
  • Drowsiness
  • Blurred vision
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Back pain
  • Dry eyes

Uses of Tropan 5 Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Overactive Bladder
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Hyperhidrosis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30-60 minutes after administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3-6 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness and drowsiness. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If this medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired side effects is recommended.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to oxybutynin or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Urinary retention

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from urinary retention, a condition where the patient is unable to empty the bladder, due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Gastric retention

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from gastric retention due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Narrow angle glaucoma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Myasthenia gravis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from myasthenia gravis (a neuromuscular disease that leads to weakness of muscles under voluntary control) due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Toxic megacolon

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from toxic megacolon due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.

Gastrointestinal obstructive disorders

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from gastrointestinal obstructive disorders such as paralytic ileus, intestinal atony, etc. since it may worsen the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If this medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired side effects is recommended.
General warnings

Angioedema and anaphylactic reactions

This medicine may cause angioedema (swelling) of the face, lips, tongue, etc. as well as severe allergic reactions in some patients. Seek immediate medical intervention if any such reactions develop. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Kidney impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Liver impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Driving or operating machinery

The use of this medicine may cause symptoms such as dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Fever and heat stroke

This medicine may cause heat prostration (fever and heat stroke), a condition of overheating of the body due to decreased sweating, in some patients. Patients are advised to drink an adequate amount of fluids to avoid overheating of the body. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

If a dose of this medicine is missed, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness and drowsiness. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Olanzapine

Topiramate

Ketoconazole

Loperamide

Zonisamide

Disease interactions

Autonomic neuropathy

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of autonomic neuropathy due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Central nervous system disorders

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from central nervous system disorders such as Parkinson's disease, preexisting dementia, etc. due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Infectious Diarrhea

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from infectious diarrhea due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine relaxes the urinary bladder muscles; this helps the bladder to retain a larger amount of urine and prevents the symptoms of an overactive bladder. It also reduces excessive sweating.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Urinary antispasmodics, Anticholinergics

Schedule

Schedule H

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