Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Peptic ulcer
Adult: 5-10 mg bid or tid
Closed-angle glaucoma; obstructive uropathy; GI obstruction, paralytic ileus, intestinal atony, ulcerative colitis; toxic megacolon; myasthenia gravis.
Special Precautions
Elderly; autonomic neuropathy; hepatic or renal disease; hyperthyroidism, CHF, thyrotoxicosis, MI, tachyarrhythmias, hypertension, prostatic hypertrophy; hiatal hernia. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy and lactation. Down's syndrome.
Adverse Reactions
Xerostomia, decreased sweating, urinary hesitancy and retention, blurred vision, cycloplegia, increased ocular tension, loss of taste, headache, nervousness, mental confusion, impotence, suppression of lactation, urticaria, constipation.
Symptoms range from increased side effects to CNS disturbances, circulatory changes, respiratory failure, paralysis and coma. treat with immediate gastric lavage and injection of physostimine 0.5-2 mg up to a total of 5 mg. Treat symptomatically and supportively.
Drug Interactions
Enhanced effect with concurrent admin of other drugs with antimuscarinic properties and MAOIs. May affect absorption of other drugs. Antagonistic effect with parasympathomimetics.
Description: Oxyphencyclimine is a tertiary amine antimuscarinic. It blocks all three types of muscarinic receptors and inhibits vagally mediated reflexes by antagonising the action of acetylcholine.
MIMS Class
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