Incontinence Drug, Oxybutynin (Ditropan XL) May Cut Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors
FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 -- Hot flashes, a common curse in menopause, can be especially bothersome after breast cancer. But a new study suggests an existing medication may help. The drug is oxybutynin (Ditropan XL), long used to treat urinary... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Incontinence Drug May Cut Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors
FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 -- Hot flashes, a common curse in menopause, can be especially bothersome after breast cancer. But a new study suggests an existing medication may help. The drug is oxybutynin (Ditropan XL), long used to treat urinary... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ditropan (Oxybutynin Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - October 8, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Gelnique (Oxybutynin Chloride 10 % Gel) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - January 24, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Ditropan XL (Oxybutynin Chloride Extended Release Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - September 12, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Media dementia scare over hay fever and sleep drugs
Conclusion This large US prospective cohort study suggests a link between those taking high levels of anticholinergic medicines for more than three years and developing dementia in adults over 65. The main statistically significant finding was in a group taking the equivalent of any of the following medications daily for more than three years: xybutynin chloride, 5mg chlorpheniramine maleate, 4mg olanzapine, 2.5mg meclizine hydrochloride, 25mg doxepin hydrochloride, 10mg These are not unrealistic doses of medicine, so the results may be applicable to a significant proportion of older adults. The main lim...
Source: NHS News Feed - January 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medication Neurology Source Type: news

How popular hayfever pills 'could raise Alzheimer's risk' by more than 50%
Antihistamines Piriton and Benadryl, sleep remedy Nytol, and Ditropan - to treat an overactive bladder - have all been linked to Alzheimer's, a study by the University of Washington found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 27, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study suggests sleeping drugs can increase risk of Alzheimer’s
Nytol, Benadryl, Ditropan and Piriton among the medications identified by scientists as raising likelihood of dementia Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 27, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Press Association Tags: Alzheimer's Drugs Older people Dementia Health Science US news World news Source Type: news

Sleep remedies and hayfever pills 'more than DOUBLE the risk of Alzheimer's'
Antihistamines Piriton and Benadryl, sleep remedy Nytol, and Ditropan - to treat an overactive bladder - have all been linked to Alzheimer's, a study by the University of Washington found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

oxybutynin, Ditropan (discontinued brand in the US); Ditropan XL; Oxytrol; Anturol; Gelnique
Title: oxybutynin, Ditropan (discontinued brand in the US); Ditropan XL; Oxytrol; Anturol; GelniqueCategory: MedicationsCreated: 11/28/2004 12:49:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 7/10/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - July 10, 2014 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news