Propantheline Side Effects
For the Consumer
Applies to propantheline: oral tablets
Side effects include:
Xerostomia, decreased sweating, adverse ophthalmic effects (e.g., blurred vision, mydriasis, cycloplegia, increased ocular tension).
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.
Some side effects of propantheline may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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