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Oxybutynin

POM
Read time: 9 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 15 Oct 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Adults

Treatment of frequency, urgency or urge incontinence as may occur in bladder overactivity whether due to neurogenic bladder disorders (detrusor hyperreflexia) or idiopathic detrusor overactivity.

Paediatric population

Oxybutynin hydrochloride is indicated for children over 5 years for: - Urinary incontinence, urgency and frequency in overactive bladder conditions caused by idiopathic overactive bladder or neurogenic bladder dysfunction (detrusor over activity).

- Nocturnal enuresis associated with detrusor over activity, in conjuction with non-drug therapy , when other treatment not been successful.

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