bethanechol

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be·than·e·chol

 (bĕ-thăn′ĭ-kôl′, -kŏl′)
n.
A cholinergic drug, C7H16N2O2, that is used in the form of its chloride to treat urinary retention by stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system.

[Perhaps beth- (blend of beta methyl) + -ane + chol(ine).]
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has won FDA approval for its abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) for generic versions of Urecholine tablets (bethanechol chloride tablets USP), 5 mg, 10 rag, 25 mg and 50 mg.
markets Urecholine for the treatment of acute postoperative and postpartum nonobstructive (functional) urinary retention and for neurogenic atony of the urinary bladder with retention.
Prescription drugs like Urecholine (bethanechol) and Reglan (metoclopramide) strengthen the esophageal sphincter and make the stomach empty faster.
A few other medications, such as Carafate, Urecholine and Prilosec are also available.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of transvaginal electrical stimulation at 200 Hertz in women with symptomatic, nonobstructive urinary retention and compare the results to transvaginal electrical stimulation at 200 Hertz with concomitant Urecholine administration.
The evolution of the new entity came about through the purchase of the trademark and active ingredient for Urecholine (bethanechol chloride tablets, USP) from the innovator company.
Urecholine is the initial product launch of Odyssey, which has additional brand name product introductions in the planning stages.