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Flavoxate is an anticholinergic with antimuscarinic effects. Its muscle relaxant properties may be due to a direct action on the smooth muscle rather than by antagonizing muscarinic receptors.
Additional recommended knowledge
Flavoxate is used to treat urinary bladder spasms. It is available under the trade name Urispas (Paladin).
Flavoxate HCl is indicated for symptomatic relief of interstitial cystitis, dysuria, urgency, nocturia, suprapubic pain, frequency and incontinence as may occur in cystitis, prostatitis, urethritis, urethrocystitis/urethrotrigonitis. Paul, S.K.
Adverse Reactions The following adverse reactions have been observed, but there are not enough data to support an estimate of their frequency. Nausea, vomiting, dry mouth vertigo, headache, mental confusion, especially in the elderly, drowsiness, nervousness. tachycardia and palpitation. urticaria and other dermatoses, eosinophilia and hyperpyrexia, increased ocular tension, blurred vision, disturbance in eye accommodation and dysuria.
Contraindications: Flavoxate HCl is contraindicated in patients who have any of the following obstructive conditions: pyloric or duodenal obstruction, obstructive intestinal lesions or ileus, achalasia, gastrointestinal hemorrhage and obstructive uropathies of the lower urinary tract.
Categories: Muscarinic antagonists | Muscle relaxants
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