propantheline bromide

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propantheline bromide

[-pan′thəlēn]
an anticholinergic/antispasmodic.
indications It is prescribed as an adjunct in peptic ulcer therapy, irritable bowel syndrome, and pancreatitis and for spasm of the ureters or urinary bladder.
contraindications Narrow-angle glaucoma, asthma, obstruction of the genitourinary or GI tract, severe ulcerative colitis, megacolon, myasthenia gravis, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are blurred vision, central nervous system effects, tachycardia, dry mouth, decreased sweating, and hypersensitivity reactions.

propantheline bromide, (prōpan´thəlēn brō´mīd),

n brand name: Pro-Banthine;
drug class: anticholinergic;
action: inhibits muscarinic actions of acetylcholine at postganglionic parasympathetic neuroeffector sites;
uses: treatment of peptic ulcer disease, irritable bowel syndrome, duodenography, urinary incontinence.