Urecholine

Urecholine treats urinary retention which is the inability to urinate. Take on an empty stomach, either 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals, to avoid nausea or vomiting. May cause dizziness.

Urecholine Overview

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Urecholine is a prescription medication used to relieve difficulties in urinating caused by surgery, drugs, or other factors. Urecholine belongs to a group of drugs called cholinergic agents, which help muscles work to empty urine from the bladder.

This medication comes in tablet form and is taken 3 or 4 times a day, on an empty stomach, either 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals.

Common side effects of Urecholine include general discomfort, upset stomach, and dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Urecholine affects you.
 

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Uses of Urecholine

Urecholine is a prescription medication used to relieve difficulties in urinating caused by surgery, drugs, or other factors.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
 

Manufacturer

Bethanechol

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Urecholine Drug Class

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Side Effects of Urecholine

Serious side effects have been reported with Urecholine.

Common side effects of Urecholine include general discomfort, upset stomach, and dizziness.

This is not a complete list of Urecholine side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.