Pro-Banthine Side Effects
Generic name: propantheline
Note: This document contains side effect information about propantheline. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Pro-Banthine.
Some side effects of Pro-Banthine may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to propantheline: oral tablet
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking propantheline (the active ingredient contained in Pro-Banthine) hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using propantheline and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeats;
warmth, redness, or tingly feeling under your skin;
hot, dry skin with no sweating;
eye pain or redness, seeing halos around lights;
blurred vision and increased sensitivity to light;
confusion, agitation, extreme fear, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior; or
urinating less than usual or not at all.
Less serious side effects of propantheline may include:
headache or feeling nervous;
nausea, vomiting, bloating, constipation;
decreased sense of taste;
dry mouth, stuffy nose; or
sleep problems (insomnia).
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to propantheline: compounding powder, oral tablet
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, vomiting, constipation, bloating, and drying of salivary secretions.
Cardiovascular side effects have included tachycardia and palpitations.
Nervous system side effects have included headache, nervousness, and mental confusion.
Hypersensitivity reactions have included allergic reactions or drug idiosyncrasies, anaphylaxis, urticaria, and other dermal manifestations.
Genitourinary side effects have included urinary hesitancy, urinary retention, and impotence.
Ocular side effects have included blurred vision, mydriasis, cycloplegia, and increased ocular tension.
Endocrine side effects have included suppression of lactation.
General side effects have included decreased sweating, drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, and insomnia.
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