Who should not take Bethanechol Chloride Subcutaneous?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • overactive thyroid gland
  • a type of movement disorder called parkinsonism
  • increased tone of parasympathetic nervous system
  • high blood pressure
  • coronary artery disease
  • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
  • slow heartbeat
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • low blood pressure
  • asthma
  • stomach or intestinal tract operation
  • an ulcer from too much stomach acid
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • irritable colon
  • inflammation and infection of the abdomen lining
  • surgical joining of two parts of the intestine
  • bladder surgery
  • blockage of the urinary bladder
  • a blockage in the urinary tract
  • instability of the nerves which control the blood vessels
  • seizures
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