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Bethanecol

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier

Introduction

Name

  • Bethanecol chloride.

Class of drug

  • Muscarinic agonist (parasympathomimetic or cholinergic).

Uses

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Indications

  • Increase detrusor muscle tone and pressure at lower esophageal sphincter.
    Metoclopramide   Metoclopramide  is preferred for this indication.

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based on Tennant B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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