Drug Safety Information for DETROL LA (Tolterodine tartrate)

Safety-related Labeling Changes for DETROL LA (TOLTERODINE TARTRATE) Rx Drug: FDA Link

Adverse Drug Reactions for DETROL LA* (Tolterodine tartrate)

These charts and graphs are based on reports received through the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) program (see below).

Top 20 Adverse Effects Associated with DETROL LA
(reported in FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

  Side Effect # of FDA Reports
1Drug ineffective1447
5Dry mouth*608
13Urinary tract infection453
16Urinary incontinence366
19Oedema peripheral350
20Weight decreased343

* This side effect also appears in "Top 10 Side Effects of DETROL LA " in the drug's Review Summary based on AskaPatient reviews.

Top 10 Reasons for Taking DETROL LA
(associated with FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

Reason # of FDA Reports
1Hypertonic bladder*4484
2Product used for unknown indication4285
3Urinary incontinence3381
4Bladder disorder1837
7Micturition urgency802
8Ill-defined disorder768
10Urge incontinence*266

*Also a top-10 reason in AskaPatient Review Summary.

Types of Adverse Events for DETROL LA

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 63072

Number of FDA Adverse Event Reports by Patient Age for DETROL LA

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 63072*

* Reports for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Tolterodine tartrate (Tolterodine, Urotrol, Unidet, Detrusitol, Tolterodine tartrate, Detrol la, Detrol)

Charts are based on 63072 reports filed with the FDA between 2004 and June 2015.

Adverse Event Reports are submitted to the FDA by pharmaceutical companies (mandatory reporting is required by manufacturers, distributors, or importers), health care providers such as doctors (voluntary reporting), and by patients themselves (voluntary reporting). More Information on FDA MedWatch (FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program)Voluntary reporting takes place under the FDA's MedWatch program, where health care professionals and consumers submit reports to FDA when they find a problem with a drug, medical device, biologic, or other FDA-regulated product. An adverse event is any undesirable experience or extreme side effect associated with the use of a medical product. Adverse events include: death, life threatening event, hospitalization, disability or permanent damage, congenital anomaly or birth defect, medical product use requiring a surgical or other intervention, or other serious medical situation believed to be caused by the drug.

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Analytics of FDA Adverse Event Reports Provided by Druginformer.com. FDA Drug Safety Information, including safety-related labeling updates, required post-approval safety studies, risk evaluation management strategies (REMS), alerts, and recalls are compiled by AskaPatient.com from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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