Macpee 10mg Tablet

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Macpee 10mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Urinary retention
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Macpee Tablet


Uses of Macpee Tablet

Macpee 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of urinary retention.

Side effects of Macpee Tablet


Nausea, Vomiting, Sweating, Intestinal colic.


How to use Macpee 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. It is better to take Macpee 10mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Macpee Tablet works

Macpee 10mg tablet works by increasing the contraction of the urinary bladder muscle, helping to initiate micturition and empty the bladder.

In Depth Information on Macpee Tablet

Expert advice for Macpee 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 Macpee 10mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Macpee 10mg 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.
Macpee 10mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Macpee 10mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Macpee 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Macpee 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Macpee
10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Macpee 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Bethanechol

No, Macpee 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, Macpee 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 Macpee 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
Macpee 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). Macpee 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 Macpee on constipation or depression
Macpee 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
Macpee starts its action within one hour after taking the medicine.

Substitutes for Macpee

No substitutes found for this medicine
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