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Is There A Generic Drug The Same As Detrol La?

I am looking for a cheaper drug that my insurance company will cover that is a generic. Similar and that will do the same thing as Detrol LA> ## Well, there is no current generic for the Detrol LA, from the approval time line, that probably won't become available until after September 2012. The only alternative medication that I can find that is available as a generic would be Ditropan XL, which contains the active ingredient Oxybutynin. You can learn more about it here: Are there any other questions? ## Thanks so much you have been a big help. ## I was just wondering if your insurance was ok with Ditropan XL? I have used both Detrol and Vesicare and am also looking for a generic that will be cheaper with my insurance. ## Unfortunately, generic oxybutinyn is not as effective as ...

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generic for detrol

My insurance coverage doesn't allow for me to use the Name brand Detrol LA, so they have substituted the generic form. I have found that it doesn't work. I find I am running to the bathroom just as often as before the on the generic. The name brand did work fine. A little frustrating. The generics should be required to work the same way before being mandated to be a comparable substitute. These are drugs you are taking with side effects and conditions that need to be properly addressed. We are still paying for these sad replacements. ## They are required to work the same way. It could be that this medication just doesn't work for you and you may need to try something else. There are several other options available, such as Ditropan LA. The FDA lists its typical side effects ...

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detrol la 4mg

I cannot afford 189.00 for dextol. I am living on social security. My insurance company will not pay for this. I need help i am a 71 year old woman just getting over a heart attack. Any generic drug you can give me would be greatly appreciated? Most thankful. Pat Campbell ## Hello, Pat! How are you? I'm sorry, but this website does not manufacture, prescribe, nor sell any medications or products. It is an information only resource. If you'd prefer to try a different medication, you'll need to speak to your doctor and ask them to prescribe a cheaper alternative. Each page of this site also has a printable pharmacy discount card that is free to sign up for, you just enter your email address and print it. You could try using that at your pharmacy to see if it helps with the pri...

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dextrol how to use it

How do I take the pill? Before a meal or with a meal? ## Hello, Joan! How are you? Did you mean Detrol, which is used to treat overactive bladder? You can take it either way, though taking it with mood may help to minimize some of the side effects that it can cause. As listed by the FDA, the typical ones may possibly include nausea, dizziness, blurred vision and urinary retention. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Detrol Dl, Ditropan, Versicare or Toviaz

Which of these drugs is better to treat male incontinence? I can empty my bladder normally, but when I have to do it, I have to go in a hurry, before I wet my pants. ## What medication is more effective for Diabetis? ## What has your doctor advised you to use for either problem? All of the medications you listed, as well as antidiabetic medications have been shown to be effective at treating the conditions they are intended to treat. That is why they have been approved by the FDA and are on the market. There is, however, no way to say which will be the most effective for you. The best thing to do is to discuss it with your doctor and try the medications that they recommend.

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Beer Side Effects pricription drugs

sideaffects mixing aircept with detrol? ## side effects with aircept and detrol ## The reason you are told not to drink, while taking prescription medications, is due to the fact that it can aggravate the side effects, so you may experience more dizziness, drowsiness and nausea, than usual. This could make one drink the same as drinking two and so on. Generally, the Aricept and Detrol should not be prescribed and used together, because they tend to negate each others effects on the body. Has your doctor instructed you to use both? If they do so, they have to very carefully adjust the dosages of both medications.

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blue capsule with person on it

On the bottom half of the capsule, there is a white number 4. On the top half of the capsule, there is a white person with its arms in the air. ## This is a 4mg Detrol LA capsule, it contains the active ingredient tolterodine and is used to help reduce bladder spasms, to treat urinary frequency. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and blurry vision. Read more: Are there any questions or comments?

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a royal blue color capsule

one end has a stick figure exercising and the other end has a number 4 ## I'm not sure if you've seen the commercials wit the little pipe/stick figure people for the medication Detrol, but if you have, then the logo will suddenly make sense. This is a 4mg Detrol LA capsule, used to treat overactive bladder. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and blurred vision. Read more: Is there anything else I can help you with?

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Fesoterodine Fumarate vs Detrol LA and Diovan

Is Fesoterodine Fumarate essentially the same drug as Detrol LA and Diovan? ## Fesoteridine is the active ingredient in Toviaz. No, it is not the same drug, but it is in the same drug class and has the same uses. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and vertigo. Actually, by looking at this, I see the Diovan is an entirely different drug class, unrelated to the other two.

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drugs that have a generic

Detrols generic drug? ## although there is a generic pill for almost every drug to modern man. Please tell me why we the general public does not have access to these,but va hospitals hand them out like m&ms. Perhaps somebody has the decency toexplain this to me other than the lawyers of this wonderful country has a stronghold on such products. I doubt that I will here from the fda it will be a lawyer explaining why,I and the rest of the free worl know why MONEY BABY THAT'all. thank you for letting me bore you but let me see if you have the guts to take the time for an answer. thank you once again ## Actually, under US law, if a generic is available, your pharmacy is required to make it available to you, unless you, your doctor or your insurance require otherwise. There are, howe...

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Detrol vs Ditropan

Does anybody know which one of the two would be better for a severely overactive bladder? Have to go see a doctor on this but would like to have an idea before going and asking for a specific prescription. ## My personal experience, my doctor wanted to put me on Detropan, said it's highly effective. But my insurance would only pay for the Detrol LA. The first few days Detrol was great. Now, NOT so great so get a load of it: I had to make another appointment to discuss w/ my Dr. the drug he wanted to put me on in the FIRST place. He will, of course, have to fax my insurance company -- I don't know why he can't have that done WITHOUT me coming into his office?? It's not my favorite thing to have to wait a gazillion hours just to see him. ## I've been battling the same ...

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