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Bethanechol Chloride

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Bethanechol Chloride

Bethanechol Chloride

WARNINGS

No information provided.

PRECAUTIONS

General

In urinary retention, if the sphincter fails to relax as bethanechol contracts the bladder, urine may be forced up the ureter into the kidney pelvis. If there is bacteriuria, this may cause reflux infection.

Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility

Long-term studies in animals have not been performed to evaluate the effects upon fertility, mutagenic or carcinogenic potential of bethanechol chloride.

Pregnancy

Teratogenic Effects

Pregnancy Category C. Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted with bethanechol chloride. It is also not known whether bethanechol chloride (bethanechol) can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. bethanechol chloride (bethanechol) should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Nursing Mothers

It is not known whether this drug is secreted in human milk. Because many drugs are secreted in human milk and because of the potential for serious adverse reactions from bethanechol chloride (bethanechol) in nursing infants, a decision should be made whether to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug, taking Into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

Pediatric Use

Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/28/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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