Bethanechol
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Bethanechol?

(be THAN e kole)

• This medicine is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease.

• This medicine is used to treat patients who are unable to urinate properly.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have Alzheimer's disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Flushing. Wearing layers of clothes or summer clothes and cool environment may help.

• Headache.

• Belly pain or heartburn.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Diarrhea.

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