Navigation Links
FDA approves Watson Pharmaceuticals' Oxytrol patch

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new patch developed by Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc., for the treatment of an overactive bladder. The patch called Oxytrol (generic: oxybutynin transdermal system) reduces urinary urge incontinence, urinary urgency, and urinary frequency, according to the drug's maker. Oral forms of oxybutynin has been around for around 25 years but it has not been popular with patients due to side effects like// dry mouth and constipation. The patch delivers about 3.9mg of oxybutynin per day through a transdermal delivery system i.e., through the skin. The patch which needs to be applied to the abdomen, hip or buttocks twice a week helps better management of the side effects. The only side effect that the patch produced was itching in 14% to 16.8% of patients during the clinical trials. However, oxytrol is not recommended for patients who are at a risk of urinary retention, gastric retention, or uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma. The drug which will be available in the market by the end of May 2003 was approved after clinical trials involving more than 1000 people.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. FDA approves new device to treat womens bleeding disorder
2. FDA approves surgical gel
3. FDA approves drug for rare liver disease
4. FDA approves first pocket-sized EKG machine
5. Indian Health Ministry approves sale of Emergency contraceptives as over the counter drug
6. Madras High Court Disapproves of Comparative Advertisements
7. FDA approves Phase 0 trial which tests experimental drugs on humans
8. FDA approves CLARINEX-D 12 HOUR for seasonal allergic rhinitis
9. Study disapproves a new Asthma inhaler
10. GMC Disapproves Internet Doctor
11. Pravastatin Launched by Watson Pharmaceuticals
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/31/2020)... Hawaii (PRWEB) , ... August 31, 2020 , ... A Cure for Covid-19 “PTS” with ... people on the planet are in a state of panic, experiencing deep anxiety, immense stress, ... Right now, a solution is timely when most people on the planet are experiencing a ...
(Date:8/31/2020)... ... August 31, 2020 , ... Bonde Innovations, LLC, ... with advanced heart failure, today announced that the company has been awarded a ... from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of ...
(Date:8/28/2020)... ... 2020 , ... WHAT , Hespiro™ is a new type ... including COVID-19, while reducing the need for scarce mechanical ventilators. It not only ... scrubs it free of carbon dioxide in a completely closed “rebreather” system, important ...
(Date:8/28/2020)... ... ... Integrated Viral Protection (IVP Air) today announced that the True North ... Biodefense Indoor Air Protection System that is the first system designed and proven to ... with the filtration system on September 8th. , The IVP Air S1 model ...
(Date:8/27/2020)... ... August 27, 2020 , ... ... Walk-in Dermatology team in its Greenvale, New York location. , Loren received ... Care Institute. She is certified in chemical peels, microdermabrasion, Hydrafacial MD, dermaplaning, facial ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/26/2020)... BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) , ... August 26, 2020 ... ... recent infographic: How Chiropractic Care Helps Sports Injuries. The infographic breaks down ways ... to a quicker, healthier recovery. , According to ScripHessco “Athletes have an unusual ...
(Date:8/26/2020)... ST. CHARLES, Mo. (PRWEB) , ... ... ... Bioanalytical Services, a member of Eurofins BioPharma Services, Laboratory Testing division, expands ... to the existing suite of Flow Cytometry platforms available. With industry-leading biomarker ...
(Date:8/26/2020)... Va. (PRWEB) , ... August ... ... (CEA) Holdings company today announced that it has entered into definitive agreement ... professionals CME/CE, primarily focused on pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. , CEA ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: