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Detrol LA (Tolterodine LA)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Detrol LA (Capsule)2 mg
Detrol LA (Capsule)4 mg

Generic Equivalent of Detrol LA

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Tolterodine LA (Capsule)2 mg
Tolterodine LA (Capsule)4 mg

Is A Prescription Required To Have Detrol LA?

A Prescription is required to purchase Detrol LA from licensed online pharmacies in Canada.

What Is Detrol LA Used For?

Detrol LA is indicated for the treatment of symptoms of overactive bladder such as urinary frequency, urge continence and urgency.

How Does Detrol LA Work in the Body?

Detrol (Tolterodine L-tartrate) belongs to the class of drugs known as antispasmodics and anticholinergics. It acts by preventing bladder contractions or spasms which leads to increased bladder capacity and less frequency, urgency and involuntary loss of urine.

What Type Of Drug Is Detrol LA?

Detrol (Tolterodine) is a cholinergic receptor blocker and is used for treatment of urinary disorders resulting from overactive bladder.

How Is Detrol LA Supplied and Stored?

Detrol LA is manufactured by Pfizer Canada and is available in dosage forms of 2 mg and 4 mg capsules in the bottles of 90 capsules.

The medication should be stored at a temperature between 15°C and 30°C, protected from light. It should be kept out of sight and reach of children.

What Is the Cost of Detrol LA?

Our Canadian drugstore is pleased to offer you the Detrol LA 2 mg at an unbeatable price of $350 for a supply of 90 tablets, which is $3.89 per tablet. The average of retail pharmacy price is $385 for a supply of 30 tablets, which is $12.8 per tablet. Compare prices for your prescription orders before your purchase.

Does Detrol LA Have An Effect On ECG?

Detrol LA has an effect on the electrical activity of heart that is electrocardiogram (ECG). Drugs with an effect on ECG can lead to disturbances in heart rhythm, especially in patients with risk factors such as heart disease. It is important to follow the dosing or other special instructions of your doctor when you are taking Detrol LA. In case you experience any symptoms of a possible heart rhythm disturbance such as dizziness, palpitations, fainting or seizures, you should stop taking Detrol LA and immediately consult your doctor.

Can Detrol LA Cause Weight Gain?

Weight gain is possible with use of Detrol LA. However, it is not completely understood whether the weight gain is due to the medication or because of other reasons. If you start gaining weight while taking Detrol LA, contact your health care professional and start taking a good diet.

What Should You Avoid While Taking Detrol LA?

Detrol LA might negatively affect your ability to drive and use machinery. Patients should be advised to use extra caution while driving or operating heavy machinery. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how Detrol affects you.

How Should You Take Detrol LA?

Take Detrol LA exactly as prescribed by your health care professional. Take the dose same time every day. The capsule should be swallowed as a whole and can be taken with food. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor.

How is Detrol LA Metabolized in Body?

The drug is metabolized in liver extensively and has a half-life of 1.9 to 3.7 hours.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Detrol LA?

Like all other medications, Detrol LA can also cause side effects. Inform your doctor right away, if you experience any of the side effects such as dry mouth, stomach pain, heartburn, fainting, dizziness, decreased tear production, dryness and irritation in eyes, blurred vision, palpitations, difficulty in urination. In case you experience any of the symptoms of a disturbance in heart rhythm, such as dizziness, palpitations, fainting or seizures then you should immediately stop taking Detrol LA and consult your health care professional. An uncommon side effect with Detrol LA is allergic reaction. These are not all the side effects with Detrol LA. In case you experience any unexpected effect, immediately consult your health care professional.

When Should You Not Take Detrol LA?

Do not take Detrol LA if you:
  • Are allergic to tolterodine L-tartrate or any of the ingredients in Detrol LA
  • Have urinary retention
  • Have gastric retention
  • Have uncontrolled narrow angle glaucoma

What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before Taking Detrol LA?

Before you start taking Detrol LA, be sure to tell your doctor if you:
  • Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
  • Are breast-feeding
  • Have myasthenia gravis (a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease which causes muscle weakness)
  • Have stomach problems which affect passage and digestion of food
  • Suffer from liver or kidney problems
  • Are taking prescription or non-prescription medicines as they may affect your condition or how Detrol LA affects you
  • Are a female
  • Are above 65 years of age
  • Have a disorder known as Long QT syndrome, a heart disease, a history of stroke or brain hemorrhage
  • Have a personal history of fainting spells
  • Have a family history of sudden cardiac death at less than 50 years of age
  • Have electrolyte disturbances such as low potassium levels in blood
  • Have eating disorder
  • Are on an extreme diet
  • Have diabetes especially associated with nerve disorders

What Medicines Can Interact With Detrol LA?

It is important to tell your health care professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs. Medicines which interact with Detrol LA include:
  • Other drugs with anticholinergic or antimuscarinic action (drugs which lead to blurred vision, constipation, dry mouth)
  • Anti-fungal medications like fluconazole, ketoconazole, itraconazole
  • Antibiotics like erythromycin, clarithromycin
  • Cyclosporine (a drug used to prevent rejection of organ transplants)
  • Antiarrhythmics (drugs that stabilize heart rhythm functioning such as procainamide, quinidine, amiodarone, sotalol
  • Vinblastine, a drug used to treat certain types of cancer
  • Mood disorder drugs like antidepressants
  • Antipsychotics used to treat hallucinations such as haloperidol
  • Anti-asthmatic drugs like salmeterol

Where Can I Buy Detrol LA Online?

If prescribed by your health care professional, Detrol LA can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

How Is Detrol LA Delivered?

The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped. For further information and aid, you can contact our Customer Service at 604-581-4000 or email us at


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