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Isopropamide - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

Last Updated on Jan 18, 2018
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Information about Isopropamide

Generic Name : Isopropamide
Pronunciation : Iso-prop-amide
Latest prescription information about Isopropamide. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Anticholinergics
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Trade Names/Brand Names of Isopropamide

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Overview of Isopropamide

It used for the treatment of peptic ulcer disease, and also for the relief of other gastrointestinal disorders.

Why is Isopropamide Prescribed? (Indications)

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. 
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When should Isopropamide not be taken? (Contraindications)

Isopropamide is contraindicated if the patient is allergic to the drug.

What is the dosage of Isopropamide?

The recommended oral dose of the drug in adults is 5mg (usually available in combination with trifluoperazine 1 mg)

How should Isopropamide be taken?

One tablet of this medicine should be taken twice daily or as directed by the physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Isopropamide?

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

What are the side effects of Isopropamide?

  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

What are the other precautions for Isopropamide?

Use with caution in elderly patients.
The use of this drug during pregnancy should be restricted.

What are the Drug Interactions of Isopropamide?

Isopropamide should not be used along with other anticholinergic drugs.
Isopropamide may interact with lithium to cause additional constipation and other side effects.

What are the storage conditions for Isopropamide?

Isopropamide should be stored at room temperature away from direct sunlight.
Last Updated : 1/18/2018



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