Information about Valethamate

Valethamate Uses

Valethamate is used in the treatment of pain due to smooth muscle spasm.

How Valethamate works

Valethamate is an anticholinergic medication. It works by blocking the effect of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine), thereby relaxing the smooth muscles of cervix and intestine.

Common side effects of Valethamate

Blurred vision, Increased heart rate, Dryness in mouth, Dilatation of pupil, Constipation, Difficulty in swallowing, Urinary retention
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Available Medicine for Valethamate

EpidosinTTK Healthcare Ltd
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ValosinManeesh Pharmaceuticals Ltd
151 variant(s)
ValamateMercury Laboratories Ltd
171 variant(s)
Valthamet BromideCiron Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
91 variant(s)
CuvalMancure Drugs Pvt Ltd
191 variant(s)
TipitosinTabq Therapeutics
151 variant(s)
OsdilTroikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
91 variant(s)
ValethInd Swift Laboratories Ltd
81 variant(s)

Expert advice for Valethamate

  • Valethamate is used to hasten the dilatation of the cervix during labor and to control pain due to smooth muscle spasm.
  • Do not drink alcohol while on treatment with this medicine as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Take precautions while taking Valethamate if you have an excessive amount of thyroid hormone in the blood, cardiac insufficiency, cardiac failure and cardiac surgery as it may worsen the condition.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

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