Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers:

Indications for: Propantheline Bromide

Adjunctive therapy in the treatment of peptic ulcer.

Adult Dosage:

15mg taken 30mins before each meal and 30mg at bedtime. Total daily dose: 75mg.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

Propantheline Bromide Contraindications:

Glaucoma. GI obstruction (eg, pyloroduodenal stenosis, achalasia, paralytic ileus). GU obstruction (eg, bladder-neck obstruction due to prostatic hypertrophy). Intestinal atony of elderly or debilitated. Severe ulcerative colitis. Toxic megacolon. Unstable cardiovascular adjustment in acute hemorrhage. Myasthenia gravis.

Propantheline Bromide Warnings/Precautions:

High environmental temperature. Monitor for diarrhea; may be symptom of incomplete intestinal obstruction. Heart disease. CHF. Cardiac tachyarrhythmias. Hypertension. Hiatal hernia associated with reflux esophagitis. Autonomic neuropathy. Hepatic or renal disease. Hyperthyroidism. Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Propantheline Bromide Classification:


Propantheline Bromide Interactions:

Additive anticholinergic effects with concomitant belladonna alkaloids, narcotic analgesics (eg, meperidine), Class I antiarrhythmics (eg, disopyramide, procainamide, quinidine), antihistamines, phenothiazines (may potentiated sedative effects), tricyclic antidepressants, other anticholinergics. Increased intraocular pressure with concomitant corticosteroids. May potentiate slow-dissolving digoxin tablets; use rapidly-dissolving digoxin tablets instead.

Adverse Reactions:

Drying of salivary secretions, decreased sweating, ophthalmic effects (eg, blurred vision, mydriasis, cycloplegia, increased ocular tension), urinary hesitancy and retention, tachycardia, palpitations, loss of sense of taste, headache, nervousness, mental confusion, drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, insomnia, GI upset, constipation, bloating, impotence, lactation suppression, allergic reactions.


Formerly known under the brand name Pro-Banthine.

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