Pro-Banthine Side Effects
Generic Name: propantheline
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug propantheline. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Pro-Banthine.
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.[Ref]
Cardiovascular side effects have included tachycardia and palpitations.[Ref]
Nervous system side effects have included headache, nervousness, and mental confusion.[Ref]
Hypersensitivity reactions have included allergic reactions or drug idiosyncrasies, anaphylaxis, urticaria, and other dermal manifestations.[Ref]
Genitourinary side effects have included urinary hesitancy, urinary retention, and impotence.[Ref]
Ocular side effects have included blurred vision, mydriasis, cycloplegia, and increased ocular tension.[Ref]
Endocrine side effects have included suppression of lactation.[Ref]
General side effects have included decreased sweating, drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, and insomnia.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Propantheline Bromide (propantheline)." Roxane Laboratories Inc, Columbus, OH.
It is possible that some side effects of Pro-Banthine may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
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