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Composition for Betheran 25mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Urinary retention
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Medicine Overview of Betheran Tablet


Uses of Betheran Tablet

BETHERAN 25MG TABLET is used in the treatment of urinary retention
It treats acute post-operative and postpartum non-obstructive (functional) urinary retention and neurogenic atony of the urinary bladder with retention.

Side effects of Betheran Tablet


Nausea, Vomiting, Sweating, Intestinal colic.


How to use Betheran Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. BETHERAN 25MG TABLET is to be taken empty stomach.

How Betheran Tablet works

Betheran 25mg tablet is a muscarinic agonist. It works by making the contraction of urinary bladder muscle sufficiently strong to initiate urination and empty the bladder.

In Depth Information on Betheran Tablet

Expert advice for Betheran Tablet

  • Always take bethanechol on an empty stomach/ half an hour before food to reduce the risk of nausea.
  • Avoid using bethanechol if you are pregnant, or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Consult your doctor before taking bethanechol if you have a history of or you are suffering from asthma, bladder infection, fits (epilepsy), high blood pressure, heart disease, Parkinson's disease (disorder with shuffling walk, and trembling), overactive thyroid gland, or ulcers.
  • Stop bethanechol and consult your doctor immediately if you experience shortness of breath, fainting or very slow heart beat (pulse rate below 50 beats per minute).
  • Bethanechol may cause drowsiness and interfere with ability to drive or operate machinery.
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Special precautions for BETHERAN 25MG TABLET
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
BETHERAN 25MG TABLET may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
BETHERAN 25MG TABLET should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
BETHERAN 25MG TABLET may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
BETHERAN 25MG TABLET is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of BETHERAN 25MG TABLET may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of BETHERA
N 25MG TABLET in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Betheran 25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Bethanechol

No, Betheran is not anticholinergic medicine. It is a cholinergic agonist (a substance that stimulates an action), functions similar to a natural chemical (neurotransmitter) acetylcholine
Q. Is bethanechol a diuretic?
No, bethanechol is not a diuretic. It is a medicine that helps increase detrusor muscle (muscle which forms a layer of the wall of the bladder) contraction and facilitates urination
No, Betheran is not an antibiotic. It is a medicine that helps increase detrusor muscle (muscle which forms a layer of the wall of the bladder) contraction and facilitates urination
Safety of Betheran has not been established and is not recommended for use in children below 18 years. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Betheran is used to treat acute postoperative (post-surgical), postpartum (post child birth) nonobstructive (without blockage) urinary retention (holding urine in the bladder), and in neurogenic bladder conditions (urinary bladder dysfunction due to improper communication between the spinal nerves and urinary bladder). Betheran may also be used in congenital megacolon (abnormal dilatation of large intestine which is present from birth), gastro-esophageal reflux and reflux esophagitis (inflammation of the esophagus due to regurgitation)
There are no known effects of Betheran on constipation or depression
Betheran acts on the bladder and relives urinary retention (holding urine in the bladder) by increasing the detrusor muscle (muscle which forms a layer of the wall of the bladder) contraction thereby facilitating urination
Betheran starts its action within one hour after taking the medicine.

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