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What Is Oxybutynin Gel Used For?

How Does It Work?

Oxybutynin gel belongs to a group of drugs known as antimuscarinic or anticholinergic medications. The drug works for bladder problems by blocking specific receptors (called muscarinic receptors) in the bladder, helping to relax the muscles of the bladder. Because an overactive bladder is often due to bladder muscle contractions that are too frequent and uncontrollable, oxybutynin gel can help relieve many symptoms of bladder problems.
 

Oxybutynin Gel Uses in Children

Oxybutynin gel has not been approved for use in children, as it has not been adequately studied in individuals under 18 years of age.
 

Off-Label Uses of Oxybutynin Gel

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend oxybutynin gel for treating something other than the conditions listed in this article. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, there are no universally accepted off-label uses for this drug.
 
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