Cystran 2.5 mg (Oxybutynin Chloride)
Cystran 2.5 mg contains a medicine called oxybutynin hydrochloride, which belongs to two medicines called anticholinergics and antispasmodics. Doctors prescribe it to provide relief of symptoms of bladder instability associated with voiding in patients with uninhibited neurogenic or reflex neurogenic bladder. It causes the muscles of the bladder to relax and stops sudden muscle contraction. This helps to control urine leakage and other associated problem. Cystran tablets are effective in treating frequent and severe urinary urgency or loss of control in passing urine. For children over five years, Oxybutynin treats symptoms such as:
- loss of control in passing urine
- frequent and excessive urination
- night-time leakage in children when other treatments have not worked
How to use (infographics and instructions)
Follow carefully all directions given by your doctor. Carefully read your prescription, as the information given on this leaflet may differ from that provided by your doctor. Cystran tabs are not recommended for children under five years of age. Your doctor will advise you on how of this medicine to take. The dose usually depends on your condition and whether you are following any other treatment. Do not discontinue treatment or make any changes to your dosing regimen without discussing it with your doctor. Continue to take medicine for as long as your doctor tells you.
Precautions (warning, allergy, things to remember)
Cystran 2.5 mg should not be used by patients with urinary retention, gastric retention, and other severe decreased gastrointestinal conditions. It is also contraindicated in patients who have demonstrated hypersensitivity to the drug substance oxybutynin or other product components. The medicine is with anticholinergic central nervous system effects. A variety of effects have been reported, including confusion, agitation, hallucinations, and drowsiness. One should keep a close eye on signs of anticholinergic effects, particularly at the beginning of the treatment. If you experience any of the effects mentioned above, dose reduction should be considered.
The concomitant use of Oxybutynin with other anticholinergic drugs or other agents produces constipation, somnolence, and dry mouth. Moreover, please tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines. These include medicines you purchase without a prescription, including herbal supplements and vitamins. This is because Cystran can affect the way some other medicines work. Also, some medications can affect the mode of action of this anticholinergic drug. In particular, tell your doctor if you are taking medicines for irritable bowel syndrome, asthma,
Side effects of Cystran 2.5mg
Cystran 2.5 mg is well tolerated in patients who used this medication under medical supervision. But, like all medicines have side effects, Oxybutynin can cause side effects. Sometimes they are serious; most of the time, they are not. The most common side effects are generally mild and transient. These include dry mouth, back pain, dry skin, loss of appetite, headache, vomiting, abdominal pain, flatulence, diarrhoea, constipation, and reduced sweating.
If you have other medicines that cause dry mouth, sleepiness, or constipation, this anticholinergic drug can increase side effects.