Treating stomach ulcers in combination with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Pro-Banthine is an anticholinergic agent. It works by decreasing the motion of muscles in the stomach, intestines, and bladder. It also decreases the production of stomach acid.
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All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Bloated feeling; blurred vision; clumsiness; constipation; decreased sweating; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; enlarged pupils; excitement; headache; nausea; nervousness; sleeplessness.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); agitation; confusion; decreased sexual ability; diarrhea; difficulty focusing eyes; difficulty urinating; disorientation; exaggerated feeling of well-being; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; loss of coordination; loss of taste in mouth; memory loss; pounding in the chest; severe or persistent sleeplessness; speech changes; unusual weakness; vision changes; vomiting.
The usual initial adult dosage of Pro-Banthine®tablets is 15 mg taken 30 minutes before each meal (3 times daily), and 30 mg at bedtime (a total of 75 mg daily). Subsequent dosage adjustment should be made according to the patient's individual response and tolerance. The administration of one 7.5-mg tablet 30 minutes before each meal (3 times daily) is convenient for patients with mild manifestations, for geriatric patients, and for those of small stature.