- What is benztropine mesylate-injection, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for benztropine mesylate-injection?
- Is benztropine mesylate-injection available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for benztropine mesylate-injection?
- What are the side effects of benztropine mesylate-injection?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with benztropine mesylate-injection?
- Is benztropine mesylate-injection safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about benztropine mesylate-injection?
Is benztropine mesylate-injection safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
It is not known if benztropine is excreted in breast milk. However, antimuscarinic agents have been reported to suppress lactation in animals and decrease prolactin levels in the blood of nursing mothers. Due to the lack of safety data, benztropine should be used cautiously in females who are breastfeeding or avoided.
What else should I know about benztropine mesylate-injection?
What preparations of benztropine mesylate-injection are available?
- Tablets: 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
- Solution for injection: 1 mg/ 1 ml
How should I keep benztropine mesylate-injection stored?
Tablets should be stored at room temperature between 15 C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F). Injection solution should be stored at controlled room temperature between 19.44 C and 25 C (68 F and 77 F).
Medically reviewed by Eni Williams; PharmD., PhD.
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