Oxybutynin is a genitourinary antispasmodic medication, a synthetically made tertiary amine antimuscarinic agent. It is produced under the brand names Ditropan, Ditropan XL, Oxytrol, Gelnique, Urotrol, Anturol and others. All these medicines contain Oxybutynin as a main component, all of them belong to the drug class called genitourinary smooth muscle relaxants.
The medicine is available in the form of tablets, oral solution, extended –release tablets and transdermal system. Oxybutynin is designed to treat patients with overactive bladder who experience unpleasant symptoms such as sudden need to urinate, incontinence and frequent nocturnal urination. Being a muscle relaxant, Oxybutynin mitigates the spasms of the urinary tract and the bladder. This helps to diminish the symptoms of overactive bladder. This medicine is available with a prescription of a doctor who can professionally adjust the proper dose and duration of the treatment.