Propantheline bromide

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propantheline bromide

just want t o know how it appears and if there are different colours of it and how important it is in the four pack or three pack of drugs usually used in the treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers
by salvo in ghana, 08/04/2006

Propantheline bromide
Propantheline bromide (Pro-Banthine)
Propantheline bromide
(proh- PAN-thih-leen)
Pregnancy Category: C Norpanth Pro-Banthine Propanthel (Rx)

Classification: Anticholinergic, antispasmodic (quaternary ammonium compound)

See Also: See also Cholinergic Blocking Agents .

Action/Kinetics: Duration: 6 hr. Metabolized in the liver and excreted through the urine.

Uses: Adjunct in peptic ulcer therapy. Spastic and inflammatory disease of GI and urinary tracts. Control of salivation and enuresis. Duodenography. Second-line therapy for urinary incontinence.

Special Concerns: Safety and effectiveness for use in children with peptic ulcer have not been established.

How Supplied: Tablet: 7.5 mg, 15 mg

?Tablets GI problems.
Adults: 15 mg 30 min before meals and 30 mg at bedtime. Reduce dose to 7.5 mg t.i.d. for mild symptoms, geriatric clients, or clients of small stature. Pediatric: 0.375 mg/kg (10 mg/m 2) q.i.d. with dose being adjusted as needed.
Urinary incontinence.
Adults: 7.5-30 mg 3-5 times/day; in some, doses as high as 15-60 mg q.i.d. may be needed.

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