Propantheline is used in the treatment of stomach cramps or stomach spasms, hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating and also enuresis which is known as involutary urination.
How it Works
Propantheline works by blocking acetylcholine in the body. Acetylcholine works by binding with muscurinic receptors in smooth muscle causing involuntary contraction of the muscle. as for in the stomach, gut or intestine when stomach cramps occurs, or in the bladder causing urination. Propantheline works by blocking the binding of acetylcholine, it helps to keep these muscles relaxed.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Propantheline may suffer from such side effects; Dry mouth, Dry skin, Palpitations, Arrhythmia, Reduced bronchial secretions, Excessive thirst, Increased heart rate, Photophobia, Difficulty in urination, Loss of accommodation, Constipation, Slow heart rate, Flushing, Dilatation of pupil