Tolterodine Tartrate is a medicinal drug used to treat a condition like an overactive bladder. This medication is a benzhydryl compound and a muscarinic receptor antagonist possessing both antimuscarinic and antispasmodic properties. This component acts by blocking the muscarinic receptors so as to inhibit the acetylcholine receptor binding. This action leads to an increase in residual urine, reflecting an incomplete emptying of the bladder. It decreases in detrusor pressure, indicating an antimuscarinic action on the lower urinary tract.
Class of Drugs – Antispasmodics
Molecular Formula – C26H37NO7
Molecular Weight - 475.6 g/mol
Working: This drug is antispasmodic that is indicated to treat an overactive bladder. This relaxing the muscles in the bladder, Tolterodine Tartrate improves the ability to control urination. It helps to decrease leaking of urine, feelings of needing to urinate right away, and frequent trips to the bathroom.
Uses: This mentioned drug is indicated to treat an overactive bladder. This drug relaxes the muscles in the bladder so that the ability to control urination can be improved. Tolterodine Tartrate helps to decrease leaking of urine, urge to urinate, and frequent trips to the bathroom. It is made available in the form of an extended-release tablet.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This active component is an antispasmodic contain in the following popular brand drugs:
- Detrol: 1 mg and 2 mg
- Detrol LA: 2 mg and 4 mg
This drug may impair thinking or reactions. Be careful while driving or doing anything that requires alertness.