• It used for the treatment of peptic ulcer disease, and also for the relief of other gastrointestinal disorders.
Isopropamide is used for the treatment of peptic ulcer.
It is also used for the treatment of other gastrointestinal disorders like nervous dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome along with trifluoperazine.
• Isopropamide is contraindicated if the patient is allergic to the drug.
• The recommended oral dose of the drug in adults is 5mg (usually available in combination with trifluoperazine 1 mg)
• One tablet of this medicine should be taken twice daily or as directed by the physician.
• The patient should be monitored regularly for the therapeutic responses
• Isopropamide should not use in high dose
• Caution is advised in patients with asthma, heart, prostate and urinary disease. It should not be used in patients with narrow-angle glaucoma
• It should also be avoided in patients with myasthenia gravis and intestinal obstruction
• Digestive tract: Dryness of mouth, difficulty with swallowing, thirst and constipation
• Eye: Blurred vision and dilated pupils
• Urinary tract: Urinary retention
• Others: Changes in mood, changes in blood pressure, allergic reaction
• Use with caution in elderly patients.
• The use of this drug during pregnancy should be restricted.
• Isopropamide should not be used along with other anticholinergic drugs.
• Isopropamide may interact with lithium to cause additional constipation and other side effects.
• Isopropamide should be stored at room temperature away from direct sunlight.
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