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bethanechol/be·thane·chol/ (bĕ-than´ĕ-kol) a cholinergic agonist, used as the chloride salt to stimulate smooth muscle contraction of the urinary bladder in cases of postoperative, postpartum, or neurogenic atony and retention.
A cholinergic drug, C7H16N2O2, that is used in the form of its chloride to treat urinary retention by stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system.
bethanecholA CHOLINERGIC drug which acts mainly on the bowel and bladder, stimulating these organs to empty. It is used to treat reflux oesophagitis and urinary retention. A brand name is Myotonine.
a choline ester with parasympathomimetic effects similar to acetylcholine; primarily a muscarinic agonist with little effect on nicotinic receptors. The chloride salt is used for urinary retention.