Information about Isopropamide

Isopropamide Uses

Isopropamide is used in the treatment of pain due to smooth muscle spasm. It is used in pain due to intestinal and stomach ulcers.

How Isopropamide works

Isopropamide Iodide are a class of medication that inhibit parasympathetic nerve impulses by selectively blocking the binding of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine to its receptor in nerve cells. The nerve fibers of the parasympathetic system are responsible for the involuntary movements of smooth muscles present in the gastrointestinal tract. Inhibition here decreases acidity and motility, aiding in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders.

Common side effects of Isopropamide

Slow heart rate, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Photophobia, Dilatation of pupil, Palpitations, Dryness in mouth, Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats), Increased heart rate, Constipation, Difficulty in urination, Excessive thirst, Loss of accommodation, Reduce bronchial secretion, Dry skin
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Expert advice for Isopropamide

  • Isopropamide should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • Do not skip any dose and finish the complete course as suggested by the doctor.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

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