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Cimetropium Bromide



Cimetropium bromide is used for symptomatic relief of the pain in the abdomen and urinary and tract due to irritable bowel syndrome. It is also used in children for the symptomatic treatment of pain in the abdomen.

How it works

Cimetropium bromide belongs to a group of medications known as anti-spasmodic and anti-cholinergic drugs. It relieves abdominal pain by preventing the contraction as well as relaxing the intestinal muscles.

Common side effects

Constipation, Accomodation disorder, Increased sensitivity to light, Difficulty in urination, Dilatation of the pupil of the eye, Reduced bronchial secretions, Reduction in gastrointestinal tone, Reduction in gastrointestinal motility, Skin flushing, Tachycardia, Bradycardia


Expert advice

  • Use cimetropium under strict medical supervision if you have any disease of nervous system, respiratory diseases, thyroid disease or heart diseases.
  • Caution to be exercised while taking cimetropium if you have diarrhoea or fever (especially in children).
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as it may cause drowsiness.
  • Not safe for Patients who are allergic to cimetropium bromide or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if suffering from glaucoma (damage in the optic nerve), urinary retention (inability to empty the bladder), reflux esophagitis (inflammation or irritation of the esophagus), myasthenia gravis (rare chronic autoimmune disease marked by muscular weakness).
  • Do not take if suffering from prostatic enlargement, paralytic ileus (disruption of the normal propulsive ability of the gastrointestinal tract) or pyloric stenosis (narrowing of the opening from the stomach to the small intestine).

Content on this page was last updated on 30 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)