Bethanechol


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Intestinal or urinary obstruction, recent MI, pronounced bradycardia or hypotension, recent intestinal anastomosis, hyperthyroidism, peptic ulcer, latent or active bronchial asthma, vasomotor instability, coronary artery disease, epilepsy, parkinsonism. Lactation.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy. Patient Counselling May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Monitoring Parameters Assess bladder and sphincter adequacy prior to therapy.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, sweating, intestinal colic, malaise, abdominal cramps or discomfort, belching, diarrhoea, borborygmi, salivation, urinary urgency, headache, hypotension, vasomotor response, hot flushes, sweating, lachrymation, miosis, seizure, reflux infection.
Drug Interactions
Atropine, quinidine, procainamide, epinephrine and other sympathomimetic amines may antagonise the effect of bethanechol. Critical fall in blood pressure, usually preceded by severe abdominal symptoms, may occur when used w/ ganglionic blocking agents. Additive effects and increased toxicity w/ other cholinergic drugs or anticholinesterase agents (e.g. neostigmine).
ATC Classification
N07AB02 - bethanechol ; Belongs to the class of choline esters. Used as parasympathomimetics.
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