Ditropan - National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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About this Medication
  • Brand Name: Ditropan (U.S. and Canada)
  • Chemical Name: oxybutynin (ox-i-byoo-ti-nin)
  • Usage in MS: Bladder Dysfunction
  • Generic Available: Yes


Oxybutynin is in a class of medications called anticholinergics/antimuscarinics. It is used in MS to treat overactive bladder, in which the bladder muscles contract uncontrollably to cause urinary urgency, frequency, and incontinence. Oxybutynin works by relaxing the bladder muscles to prevent contractions.

Click here to read more about oxybutynin, which is also sold under the brand name Ditropan® XL