Neditol capsule is used to treat, control, prevent, and improve overactive bladder. Tolterodine is the active ingredient in Neditol. Tolterodine is an antimuscarinic.
An overactive bladder may result in the inability to control urination or to rush to the toilet with no advance warning, or go to the toilet frequently.
Neditol capsule contains tolterodine, an antimuscarinic that works by relaxing the muscles of the bladder to prevent bladder contraction.
The main benefit of using Neditol is the relief it provides to the symptoms associated with an overactive bladder. This medication effectively relaxes the muscles of the bladder to prevent bladder contraction.
Neditol should be taken exactly as your doctor has instructed you. You should ask your doctor or your pharmacist if you are not sure.
Neditol is a prolonged-release hard capsule should be taken by mouth and must be swallowed whole, without crushing or chewing it.
When taking this medicine, it is important that you follow the instructions of your doctor or the directions in the prescription label. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you do not understand anything about its proper use.
Take this medication as directed by your doctor, without increasing or decreasing the dose or taking it more often than what is prescribed.
You can get the most benefit from this medicine if you are going to take it regularly. Your dosage of this medication is based on your medical condition, your response to treatment, and other medications you may be taking.
In case you forget to take your dose of Neditol at your usual schedule, take it right after you remember unless it is almost the next dose. In that case, just omit the forgotten dose and follow your normal dose schedule. There is no need to double the dose as a makeup for the missed one.
Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens after you start taking this medication.
The usual dose of Neditol is one 4 mg prolonged-release capsule daily.
The doctor may reduce the dose to 2 mg Neditol daily in patients with liver or kidney problems.
Neditol is not recommended for use in children.
Neditol, like other medicines, can cause some unwanted side effects, although not everybody gets them.
You should see your doctor immediately or go to the nearest emergency department if you experience symptoms of angioedema, which includes:
You should seek also immediate medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction such as:
Immediately inform your doctor or go to the nearest emergency department if you experience any of the following:
These may be symptoms of heart failure.
The following are the common side effects of Neditol:
The following are the uncommon side effects of Neditol:
Report to your doctor if you experience other side effects associated with your use of Neditol.
Neditol may trigger an allergic reaction in some individuals who will use it. Before you start taking the medication, inform your doctor if you are allergic to it or to its inactive ingredients, or if you have other allergies.
It is important that you share with your doctor your medical history before you start taking Neditol, such as problems emptying your bladder, glaucoma, severe blockage of the stomach or intestines, slow movement of the stomach or intestines, kidney disease, constipation, liver disease, a muscle disease called myasthenia gravis.
This medication may cause a condition that could affect your heart rhythm, which can cause serious fast or irregular heartbeat and other symptoms that need medical attention immediately.
The elderly have a higher risk of the side effects of Neditol, including QT prolongation, confusion, drowsiness, constipation, or trouble urinating. Confusion and drowsiness can increase your risk of falling.
Neditol may make you drowsy, dizzy, or blur your vision. Consuming alcoholic drinks or using marijuana may exacerbate the condition. Do not perform any task that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform it safely. Limit your consumption of alcoholic beverages and discuss with your doctor your use of marijuana.
Avoid activities that may cause you to overheat, such as doing hard work or exercising in hot weather because Neditol may make you sweat less. You need to immediately cool down and rest when you notice that you are overheating.
This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Use Tolterodine only during pregnancy when it is clearly necessary. Discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of taking this medication during pregnancy.
It is not established if Tolterodine passes into breast milk. Discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks before breastfeeding.
Drug interactions may alter how your medicines work or increase your risk for side effects. Share with your doctor a list of all the medications you are currently taking to allow him to check for any unsafe combination with Neditol.
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