This medication is an anticholinergic agent, prescribed for gastrointestinal disorder and mydriasis. It dilates the pupil in the eyes.
Adults: Tab- 10-20mg 3-5 times daily. Inj: 20mgs several times daily as required.
Children: Tab- Over 6 years, 10-20mg, 3-4 times daily. Inj: Infants & young children: 5mg.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the large muscle or under the skin.
• IV administration may lead to increased pulse rate, vision disturbances, do not administer via intravenous route.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of increased eye pressure, heart, lung, liver, or kidney disease, urinary tract or intestinal obstruction, enlarged prostate, ulcer, myasthenia gravis, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause drowsiness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Central Nervous System :
Dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, headache and memory loss.
• Skin : Dry skin, redness, increased sensitivity to light and rash.
• Genitourinary : Painful urination and urinary retention.
• Eye : Photophobia, pupil dilation, increased eye pressure, eye irritation and blurred vision.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.
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