Can propantheline interact with other medications or foods?

Propantheline (Pro-Banthine), a pill prescribed along with other drugs to treat peptic ulcers (sores in the lining of the stomach and small intestine), may interact with other medications. These include:
  • antihistamines
  • amantadine, levodopa and other drugs used to treat Parkinson's disease
  • the heart medicines digoxin, disopyramide, procainamide and quinidine
  • the sedative glutethimide
  • the analgesic meperidine
  • potassium chloride tablets
  • antidepressant medications
  • tranquilizers
  • other anticholinergic agents
  • corticosteroids
Propantheline isn't known to interact with any foods, so you should be able to continue your normal diet while taking it unless your doctor tells you otherwise. However, if you drink alcohol, talk to your doctor about whether you should do so while taking propantheline. Alcohol may worsen the side effects of propantheline.

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