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BETHANECHOLCHLORIDE

BETHANECHOLCHLORIDE

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Product: BETHANECHOLCHLORIDE
Formulary: Generic Formulary
Category: Genito Urinary System
Sub Group: UROGENITAL/ANTISPASMODICS
Dosages: 25 MG
Unit of Packing: Tablets
In treatment of: Acute postoperative and postpartum non-obstructive(functional) Urinary retention;Neurogenic atony of the urinary bladder w/ retention;treatment of non obstructive urinary retention;gastricatony and retention;abdominal distension following surgery;congenital megacolon;gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

Adverse Effects: 

  • Blurred vision. 
  • Vomiting.
  • Nausea.
  • Sweating.
  • Fluctuating abdominal pain (colic)

Contraiindication: 

  • Hypersensitivity to the drug or its ingredient. 
  • Blockage of the gut (intestinal obstruction). 
  • Obstruction of the urinary tract (urethra). 
  • Recent heart attack 
  • Recent surgical procedure.
  • Bradycardia.
  • Hypotension.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Parkinsonism.
  • Peptic ulcer.
  • Vasomotor instability.

Special Precaution: 

  • Urinary retention, if the sphincter fails to relax as bethanechol contracts the bladder, urine may be forced up the ureter into the kidney pelvis
  • Bacteriuria, this may cause reflux infection.

Interaction: Ganglion blocking compounds may cause severe fall in B.P. Cholinergic drugs: Additive effect may occur. Quinidine, Procainamide: May antagonize cholinergic effects of bethanechol.

Servings: Oral- Adults- 10-25mg 3-4 times daily either 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals