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Precautions and Warnings With Oxybutynin ER

Who Should Not Take Oxybutynin ER?

You should not take oxybutynin ER if you:
  • Are allergic to oxybutynin, Ditropan XL, or any inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Have uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma (an eye condition).
  • Have difficulty passing urine (known medically as urinary retention). This is often caused by conditions such as an enlarged prostate.
  • Have a condition that slows the emptying of food from your stomach (known medically as delayed gastric emptying) or severely slows the movement through your digestive tract.

Oxybutynin ER Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which oxybutynin ER should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific oxybutynin ER warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
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