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Side effect(s) of Bethanechol

Read the side effects of Bethanechol as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, vomiting, belching, increased salivation, abdominal cramps and diarrhea.

Genitourinary - Frequent urge to urinate.

Respiratory - Difficulty in breathing, precipitation of asthmatic attacks.

Central Nervous System-Dizziness, light headedness, headache.

Heart- Low blood pressure with fast heart rate, feeling faint.

Eye- Watering of eyes, problems with vision.

Skin Flushing of skin due to dilatation of blood vessels, sweating, rashes in case of allergy.



Other Precautions : Avoid excess dosage.
Consult the doctor immediately if any serious adverse effects occur like tightness in the chest or difficulty with breathing.

Drug Name : Bethanechol

Bethanechol(Urecholine) generic Bethanechol is a powerful cholinergic agent. It stimulates the bladder muscle to improve the urine flow and thereby helps in emptying the bladder. It is used for the treatment of urinary retention without any structural obstruction. Bethanechol is sometimes prescribed by the doctor for abdominal distension due to dilated colon and in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease, in which the acid from the stomach moves back to the esophagus or foodpipe.
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