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What Detrol is and what it is used for
The name of your medicine is Blerone XL 4mg prolonged-release capsules (called Blerone XL throughout this leaflet). The active substance in Blerone XL is tolterodine. Tolterodine belongs to a class of medicinal products called antimuscarinics. Blerone XL is used for the treatment of the symptoms of overactive bladder syndrome. If you have overactive bladder syndrome, you may find that:
• you are unable to control urination
• you need to rush to the toilet with no advance warning and/or go to the toilet frequently
How to take Detrol
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Adults: The recommended dose is one 4mg prolonged-release hard capsule daily. Patients with liver or kidney problems: In patients with liver or kidney problems your doctor may reduce your dose to 2mg Blerone XL daily. Children: Blerone XL is not recommended for children. The prolonged-release hard capsules are for oral use and should be swallowed whole. Do not chew the capsules. If you have taken more Blerone XL than you should If you or somebody else takes too many prolonged-release capsules, contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately. Symptoms in case of overdose include hallucinations, excitation, a heartbeat faster than usual, dilation of the pupil and inability to urinate or breathe normally. If you forget to take Blerone XL If you forget to take a dose at the usual time, take it as soon as you remember unless it is almost time for your next dose. In that case, omit the forgotten dose and follow the normal dose schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten one. Black Cutter THESE SIGNATURES ARE FOR HEAD OFFICE USE ONLY Regulatory Approved: Yes No N/A Date: Signature: Head of Regulatory Approved: Yes No N/A Date: Signature: Other
•as required Approved: Yes No Date: Signature: FOR SANOFI ONLY BLERONE XL 4MG PIL UK PIL 00000 568140 17-Jan-18 1 of 2 1 170 x 250mm 1 608385 N/A N/A Sanofi 00000 Fonts used: HelveticaLTStd-Bold HelveticaLTStd-Cn HelveticaLTStd-Obl HelveticaLTStd-Roman Smallest point sized used: 8.0 pt Average Text Size (Body Text): 8.0 pt 00000 If you stop taking Blerone XL Your doctor will tell you how long your treatment with Blerone XL will last. Do not stop treatment early because you do not see an immediate effect. Your bladder will need some time to adapt. Finish the course of prolonged-release capsules prescribed by your doctor. If you have not noticed any effect by then, talk to your doctor. The benefit of the treatment should be re-evaluated after 2 or 3 months. Always consult your doctor if you are thinking of stopping the treatment. If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. You should see your doctor immediately or go to the casualty department if you experience symptoms of:
• severe allergic reaction or angioedema (frequency is not known, cannot be estimated from the available data), such as:
•swollen face, tongue or pharynx.
•difficulty in swallowing or breathing.
•hives, rash, itching.
• heart failure (occurs uncommonly, may affect up to 1 in 100 people), such as:
•chest pain, difficulty breathing or getting tired easily (even at rest), difficulty breathing at night, swelling of the legs.
The following side effects have been observed during treatment with tolterodine with the following frequencies.
Very common (may affect more than 1 in 10 people):
• Dry mouth
Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people):
• Dry eyes
• Blurred vision
• Difficulty with digestion
• Constipation (dyspepsia)
• Excessive amounts of
• Abdominal pain air or gases in the
• Painful or difficult urination stomach or the intestine
• Extra fluid in the body causing
• Diarrhoea swelling (e.g. in the ankles)
Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people):
• Allergic reactions
• Irregular heartbeat
• Chest pain
• Sensation of pins and
• Inability to empty the bladder needles in the fingers
• Vertigo and toes
• Heart failure
• Memory impairment
Not known (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data):
• confusion, hallucinations
• increased heart rate and disorientation
• flushed skin
• heart burn
• dry skin
• vomiting There have also been reports of worsening symptoms of dementia in patients being treated for dementia.
Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine
How to Store Detrol
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the label/carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Do not store above 30°C Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.
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