Information about Oxyphenonium

Oxyphenonium uses

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

How oxyphenonium works

Oxyphenonium action is achieved via a dual mechanism: (1) a specific anticholinergic effect (antimuscarinic) at the acetylcholine-receptor sites and (2) a direct effect upon smooth muscle (musculotropic).

Common side effects of oxyphenonium

Dry mouth, Excessive thirst, Arrhythmia, Reduced bronchial secretions, Increased heart rate, Palpitations, Dry skin, Photophobia, Loss of accommodation, Slow heart rate, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Dilatation of pupil, Difficulty in urination, Constipation.

Available Medicine for Oxyphenonium

  • ₹29
    Novartis India Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Content on this page was last updated on 31 May, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)