| Urecholine information
Urecholine is a popular medicine that is known to effectively stimulate the patient's bladder, enabling it to empty.
Urecholine is a well known medical product (drug) that is generally indicated in the treatment of patients who are suffering from difficulty urinating (Urinary Retention), a medical conditions that could occur after delivery, after surgery, and so on. However, Urecholine could also serve some other purposes that have not been mentioned in this guide.
A dose of Urecholine should be taken in 1 hour before one of your main meals or 2 hours after it (it should be ingested on an empty stomach). In this way, you will effectively prevent experiencing vomiting, nausea. A treatment with Urecholine is known to sometimes trigger fainting or dizziness. This is why, patients who are following a treatment with Urecholine should employ extra care while rising from a lying or from a sitting position. Furthermore, patients who are using Urecholine should avoid performing any hazardous activities during their treatment with Urecholine.
Before you start a treatment with Urecholine, you should alert your personal health care provider if you are suffering from known allergies to any of Urecholine's components or if you:
- Have a artery blockage or an artery disease;
- Have an intestinal blockage;
- Have asthma;
- Have epilepsy;
- Have low blood pressure or slow heart rate;
- Have parkinson's disease;
- Have recently undergone intestinal or bladder surgery;
- Have stomach ulcers;
- Have uncontrolled hyperthyroidism;
Under these special circumstances, you might not be allowed to start taking Urecholine or you might have to be indicated a lower dose of Urecholine. Your personal physician might also want to closely monitor your intake of Urecholine.
Urecholine is a category C FDA pregnancy drug. Therefore it has not been clearly established whether a treatment with Urecholine during pregnancy could harm a growing fetus or not. If you are pregnant, or if you think that you might become pregnant during your treatment with Urecholine we advise you to ask your personal physician if you may start using Urecholine. It has not been clearly established whether Urecholine's main ingredients are able to pass into the patient's breast milk or not. If you are currently nursing an infant, you should ask your personal health care provider if you may start a treatment with Urecholine. Elderly patients are known to be more prone to developing Urecholine's side effects.
Urecholine Intake Guidelines
Ask your personal physician to explain to you exactly how you should take Urecholine. You must not disobey any of your physician's instructions. If you did not understand some of them, you should ask a nurse or a pharmacist for further information. If you want to known more about Urecholine, you should simply read the medicine's label.
You must not stop using Urecholine without first consulting it with your personal physician, as this could trigger severe side effects. Urecholine should be stored at the average room temperature, away from heat and moisture.
Ask your personal physician to tell you the proper dose of Urecholine that you should take in. Do not deviate from any of your personal physicians directions regarding your dose of Urecholine that you should use. During your treatment with Urecholine your personal physician might want to change your dose of Urecholine.
If you think that you might be suffering from an overdose with Urecholine you should alert your local poison control centre and your doctor at once. The average symptoms that are triggered by an overdose with Urecholine are known to include increased salivation, abdominal discomfort, watering mouth, hot feeling or flushing of the skin, nausea, sweating, and vomiting.
Urecholine Missed Dose
If you miss one of you doses of Urecholine, you should take it as soon as you recall. If it is time for another indicated dose of Urecholine, you should skip the dose that you have missed and proceed with your regular treatment. Do not double dose without your doctor's consent.
Urecholine Side Effects
A patient who is following a treatment with Urecholine should immediately stop your treatment with Urecholine and alert your personal health care provider at once (seek medical care as soon as possible):
- Wheezing, shortness of breath, or chest tightness;
- Symptoms of an allergic reaction (hives; closing of your throat difficulty breathing;; swelling of your tongue, lips, or face);
However, intake of Urecholine is known to sometimes trigger a series of several other less severe side effects such as
- Drowsiness or dizziness;
- Nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain or discomfort;
- Tearing eyes;
- Warmth or flushing about the face;
Before a patient is allowed to start using Urecholine he or she should alert their personal health care provider if they are currently taking any f these medical products:
- Donepezil (aricept);
- Procainamide (procan sr, pronestyl);
- Quinidine (cardioquin, and so on);
- Tacrine (cognex);
If you are following a treatment with any of the medicines that have been listed here, you might not be allowed to start a treatment with Urecholine or you might have to use a lower dose of Urecholine. Some other medicines that have not been mentioned here could harmfully interact with a treatment with Urecholine. Ask your personal health care specialist if you are allowed to use any other medicines during your treatment with Urecholine.
Urecholine Other Brand Names
In some countries Urecholine may also be known as:
- Bethanechol Chlorid;
- Myotonine Chloride;