As with any medication, your dosage of Detrol will vary, based on your personal medical history, amongst other factors. The typical starting dosage for the treatment of overactive bladder is 2 mg a day, but may be as low as 1 mg, if you experience side effects, or are affected by kidney or liver disease. In order for your treatment to be most effective, it is important that you take Detrol exactly as it is prescribed, and on a regular schedule.
- Brand name for the generic equivalent tolterodine.
- Detrol is taken orally, and is prescribed as either a tablet, or extended release capsule.
- Do not crush or chew Detrol. Swallow the pill whole, with a full glass of water.
- Can be taken with or without food.