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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Ditropan XL Oral.

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Condition: Overactive Bladder
10/24/2008 8:44:01 PM

Reviewer: Eric B., 25-34 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome 4 years ago or Chronic non-bacterial prostasis. The 1st drug I tried that helped was Ditropan. At first I took 5mg twice daily after a few months the dry mouth began to go away. The drug worked great for about one year, then I started getting abdominal pain and eventually the drug stopped working altogether. I still take this drug periodically when ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overactive Bladder
7/6/2008 10:01:59 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on Ditropan for 2-years. I can set through meetings and not worry. Other than occasional constipation this drug works for me. It is too expensive.

Condition: Overactive Bladder
6/15/2008 7:45:59 PM

Reviewer: MamaWade, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this medication for over 10 years with great success. The side affects are only slightly annoying - extreme thirst, sleepiness - but are a small price to pay for the ability to function normally. Have developed Dry Eye Syndrome in the last 6 months and am not sure if it is related to the long-term use of the drug or not.

Condition: Overactive Bladder
2/10/2008 6:16:14 PM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Inititally I was treated with a 5mg pill taken 3 x daily. So I asked my doctor for a once a day pill and rec'd. the 10mg er (extended release) and I am experiencing good results as of day two.

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