Pro-Banthine (Propantheline) (Proe-PAN-the-leen BRO-mide)
What is Pro-Banthine (Propantheline) used for?
Pro-Banthine (Propantheline) is used by patients who have stomach ulcers to help reduce stomach acid. It works by reducing the release of stomach acid by the stomach. This drug is also used in the treatment of other conditions, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and irritable bowel syndrome.
How should I use Pro-Banthine (Propantheline)?
Patients taking Pro-Banthine (Propantheline) tablets should follow the instructions of their physician. Your physician may direct you to take these tablets 4 times per day. Take these tablets 30 minutes before meals and just before going to bed. Follow the instructions provided to you by your physician.
What are the side effects of Pro-Banthine (Propantheline)?
Patients who take Pro-Banthine (Propantheline) tablets may experience some side effects, such as:
Patients who experience more serious side effects should immediately consult a physician. Serious side effects include palpitations, eye pain or problems urinating.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Pro-Banthine (Propantheline). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.