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Pro-Banthine Tablets

Pro-Banthine (propantheline) tablets treat muscle spasms in the gastrointestinal tract, involuntary urination, and excessive sweating. The Online Clinic prescribes for excessive sweating only.

Can I get Pro-Banthine online?

The Online Clinic can prescribe Po-Banthine for hyperhidrosis. Please complete a consultation form. This will be reviewed by a doctor, who will offer a prescription if it is deemed appropriate.

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What are Pro-Banthine tablets?

Pro-banthine tablets contain propantheline bromide, which is an antispasmodic agent. Pro-Banthine tablets can be used to reduce muscle spasms in the gastrointestinal tract, treat problems of involuntary urination and wetting (enuresis), and alleviate excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis). Pro-banthine is an anticholinergic medicine that works in two ways. Firstly, it blocks the receptors receiving acetylcholine, which is a chemical produced by nerves that triggers the muscles. Secondly, it directly acts on the muscles causing them to relax.

How to use Pro-Banthine tablets

Your doctor will tell you how to use Pro-Banthine tablets. These tablets are taken one hour or more before meals because food interferes with the way they act. Usually, the dose to start with is one tablet before every meal and two tablets at bedtime. The number of tablets taken may then be increased (up to eight a day) by your doctor depending on how you respond to the tablets.

If you take too much medicine, either by accident or otherwise, contact a doctor or go to your hospital's Accident & Emergency department (along with the packet of tablets) immediately. A forgotten dose can be taken as soon as you remember, but not if it is almost time for the next dose. Never double the next dose to compensate for the missed tablets.

Who can use Pro-Banthine tablets?

Pro-Banthine tablets are for people over 18 years of age only; they are not for children. Women who are pregnant, breast feeding or making plans for either; and people who are older or who have Down's syndrome should consult their doctor before taking these tablets.

Allergies to Pro-Banthine or any other ingredients in this medicine prohibit use of Pro-Banthine tablets. Pro-Banthine tablets are also not prescribed for people with a gastrointestinal tract that is obstructed, inflamed, or has problems functioning normally. Such conditions have symptoms including abdominal pain, bloating, acid reflux or fever, and may be known as paralytic ileus, toxic megacolon, pyloric stenosis, hiatus hernia, or severe ulcerative colitis.

Pro-banthine tablets could worsen any existing problem, such as a urinary tract obstruction, conditions characterised by muscle weakness, heart conditions after major bleeding, enlarged prostate, and closed angle glaucoma. Several conditions require you to seek advice before taking Pro-Banthine tablets, including diarrhoea (especially with a colostomy or ileostomy), gastrointestinal reflux, ulcerative colitis, heart disease or problems, high blood pressure, kidney or liver problems, autonomic neuropathy, overactive thyroid gland, or fever.

Pro-Banthine tablets interact with some other medicines. When Pro-Banthine tablets are used together with one of the following medicines, the action of either medicine may be changed: paracetamol, metoclopramide and domperidone (nausea, vomiting), anti-diabetic (diabetes), ketoconazole (fungal infections), nitrofurantoin (infections), digoxin (heart failure), nitrates (angina), parasympathomimetics (nervous system), haloperidol (psychosis), memantine (dementia), levodopa (Parkinson's disease). Pro-Banthine tablets used alongside one of the following may increase the risk of side effects: nefopam (for pain), antihypertensives (blood pressure), antihistamines (allergies), antimuscarinic drugs (nervous system), clozapine or phenothiazines (psychosis), amantadine (Parkinson's disease, viral infections).

Pro-Banthine tablets side effects

Treatment with Pro-Banthine tablets must be stopped and medical attention immediately sought if you have severe eye problems (pain, focusing difficulties or light sensitivity) or severe urinary tract problems (passing water or bladder emptying). Changes in heart rate or palpitations, nausea, vomiting, constipation, dry mouth (with thirst and difficulty swallowing), dry air passages, dry skin, flushing but reduced sweating, heat stroke, dizziness, and confusion (in older people).

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Reviewed by: Dr Loraine Haslam MBBS, DRCOG, DFSRH, LoC SDI, LoC IUT, MRCGP
GMC registration number: 4524038
Date: 6 February 2024
Next review: 5 February 2026
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Pro-Banthine Reviews By Our Patients

  • Overall Rating
    ★★★★☆
    Based on 17 reviews
  • ★★★★★
    This medication has changed my life!!!!I've gone from sweating excessively everyday for 25 years to totally dry within a day of taking it!
    K. B. - 23/05/22
  • ★★★★★
    Very pleased with the service,and fast delivery. The doctor was very thorough with his questions. Only taking half the recommended dose, but other than a mi.d face flush, it is working brilliant. After years of profuse sweating, I am over the moon, Thank you online clinic.
    J. K. - 11/07/21
  • ★★★★★
    I don't think I would get through the year without this I can join in with events and go walks in the summer without being so wet that sweat blurs my vision.
    T. G. - 15/11/23
  • ★☆☆☆☆
    Didn’t work for me
    J. C. - 29/07/23
  • ★★★★★
    Amazing for sweat reduction
    L. B. - 09/07/21
  • ★★★★★
    Worked great for my excessive sweating problems. i had a slight dry mouth but i just drank more water. Really saved me in what use to be awkward social situations.
    A. P. - 21/09/23
  • ★★★★★
    The Pro-Banthine for excessive sweating has really helped me control my condition. I only use this medication 3 or 4 days a week when I’m at work. I personally have only had a slight dry mouth a few hours after taking a tablet of a morning. This doesn’t last long.
    E. E. - 01/03/22
  • ★☆☆☆☆
    Hasn't helped my hyperhydrosis and feel like it has made it worse.
    J. C. - 11/06/23
  • ★★★★★
    the best
    M. L. - 22/09/21
  • ★★★★★
    Works great. I've hyperhidrosis for years and this the only treatment that seems to work.
    R. G. - 26/10/23
  • ★★★★★
    Amazing! For the first time in 25 years I can wear coloured clothes and I sweat 90% less. I have had some side effects but they have been limited and acceptable and I feel like I have my life back. Thank you
    F. M. - 05/07/20
  • ★★★★★
    Amazing product.
    A. B. - 28/09/21
  • ★★★★★
    worked so well for me.
    C. V. - 04/05/23
  • ★★★★★
    Amazing has changed my life
    C. B. - 11/10/23
  • ★★★★☆
    It actually works for hyperhidrosis but mostly on an empty stomach
    P. A. - 11/08/22
 
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