About DETROL® LA (tolterodine tartrate extended release capsules)

The less you gotta go, the less you gotta worry

DETROL LA is an FDA-approved prescription medicine for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms — leaks, strong sudden urges to go, and going too often.

Just 1 DETROL LA capsule, once a day, is clinically proven to reduce OAB symptoms for 24 hours. (The "LA" in DETROL LA stands for long acting.)

How DETROL LA is thought to work

OAB symptoms can occur when the bladder muscle is too active. This means that the muscle contracts, or squeezes, too often or when you don’t want it to. This can cause a strong sudden urge to urinate even when the bladder isn't full. DETROL LA helps calm the bladder muscle. That can help reduce OAB symptoms like leaks, strong sudden urges to go, and going too often.

Everyone is different when it comes to seeing results. It's important to take DETROL LA as your doctor prescribes. You may not see results right away. Make sure you give DETROL LA time to work.

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Seeing results with DETROL LA

If you have a prescription for DETROL LA, be sure to fill it. The sooner you start, the sooner the medicine can start to work. If you don’t yet have a prescription, ask your doctor if DETROL LA is right for you.


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Individual results may vary.

DETROL® LA (tolterodine tartrate extended release capsules) treats the symptoms of overactive bladder (leaks, strong sudden urges to go, going too often).

Important Safety Information

If you have certain stomach problems, glaucoma, or cannot empty your bladder, you should not take DETROL LA.

DETROL LA may cause allergic reactions that may be serious. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include swelling of the face, lips, throat, or tongue. If you experience these symptoms, you should stop taking DETROL LA and get emergency medical help right away.

Medicines like DETROL LA can cause blurred vision, dizziness and drowsiness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or do other dangerous activities until you know how DETROL LA affects you.

The most common side effects with DETROL LA are dry mouth, constipation, headache, and stomach pain.

DETROL LA has both benefits and risks. There may be other options. Ask your doctor if DETROL LA is right for you.

To learn more about DETROL LA, please see Full Prescribing Information and Patient Information.

Patients should always ask their doctors for medical advice about adverse events.

You may report an adverse event related to Pfizer products by calling 1-800-438-1985 (US only). If you prefer, you may contact the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) directly. The FDA has established a reporting service known as MedWatch where health care professionals and consumers can report serious problems they suspect may be associated with the drugs and medical devices they prescribe, dispense, or use. Visit MedWatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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