Detrol LA (Tolterodine)

(℞) Prescription Required

Top Brand Choice
Top Generic Choice

Tolterodine LA 4mg

Product of United Kingdom
Manufactured by: UK Various Generics
*Product image for reference use only.
Select Quantity
Tolterodine LA 4mg
Product of United Kingdom
Manufactured by UK Various Generics
Top Brand Choice
Top Generic Choice

Detrol LA 2mg

Product of Canada
Manufactured by: Pfizer Inc
*Product image for reference use only.
Select Quantity
Detrol LA 2mg
Product of Canada
Manufactured by Pfizer Inc
Top Brand Choice
Top Generic Choice

Detrol LA 4mg

Product of Canada
Manufactured by: Pfizer Inc
*Product image for reference use only.
Select Quantity
Detrol LA 4mg
Product of Canada
Manufactured by Pfizer Inc
Top Brand Choice
Top Generic Choice

Tolterodine LA 4mg

Product of Canada
Manufactured by: Teva Pharmaceuticals
*Product image for reference use only.
Select Quantity
Tolterodine LA 4mg
Product of Canada
Manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals
Top Brand Choice
Top Generic Choice

Detrol LA 4mg

Product of Turkey
Manufactured by: Pfizer Inc
*Product image for reference use only.
Detrol LA is also marketed as Detrusitol SR
Select Quantity
Detrol LA 4mg
Product of Turkey
Manufactured by Pfizer Inc
Top Brand Choice
Top Generic Choice

Tolterodine LA 2mg

Product of India
Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
*Product image for reference use only.
Select Quantity
Tolterodine LA 2mg
Product of India
Manufactured by Cipla Ltd
Select your dosage

Detrol LA (Tolterodine) Medication Information

Uses

Detrol LA is a drug that is used to treat overactive bladder. 

Dosage

The capsules are available in several different strengths:

  • 2 mg
  • 4 mg

Side Effects

The most common side effects of Detrol LA include:

  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation 
  • Abnormal vision
  • Dry eyes
  • Urinary retention 

Speak with your doctor for a full list of side effects that apply to you if you are taking Tolterodine LA.

Precautions

There is a risk of urinary retention in patients with significant bladder obstruction in patients given Tolterodine LAA. 

Patients with narrow angle glaucoma should use caution when using Detrol LA. 

There is a risk of prolonged QT interval in patients taking higher doses of Tolterodine LA. 

Interactions

Common drug interactions with Detrol LA include:

  • Fluoxetine
  • Ketoconazole
  • Phenytoin
  • Clarithromycin
  • Phenobarbital
  • Warfarin 
  • Diuretics

Speak with your doctor for more information and before starting a new medication with Tolterodine LA. 

Storage

Store at room temperature (77 ºF). Protect from light. 

Pharmacist Tips

  • Your doctor will prescribe the right dose of Detrol LA for you.
  • Take Tolterodine LA at the same time every day.
  • Take Detrol LA with water, and be sure to swallow the capsule whole. 

Tolterodine LA FAQs

Should I take Detrol LA in the morning or evening?

You can take Tolterodine LA in the morning or evening, it just needs to be taken at the same time each day.

 

How long can you take Detrol LA?

As long as you maintain benefit with Tolterodine LA you can take it long term. 

 

What are the side effects of Detrol LA?

Common side effects of Tolterodine LA include dry mouth, constipation, urinary retention, and dry eyes. 

 

Can Detrol LA cause weight gain?

Weight gain is not a common side effect of Tolterodine LA. 

 

How long does it take Detrol LA to work?

It can take a week or two to work, and up to eight weeks to see the full effect. 

 

Related Drugs

Reference:

Detrol LA LA {package insert}. New York, NY: Pharmacia & Upjohn Division of Pfizer Inc.; 2005.

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2005/021228s007lbl.pdf

PharmD Medical Writer

Author: Dr. Larisa Roybal, PharmD

Dr. Roybal is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist who has practiced in both ambulatory and acute care settings. Her pharmacy interests include oncology and general inpatient pharmacy.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

Back to top