Macpee 25 mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat urinary retention (difficulty in urinating). It usually occurs after surgery, giving birth, or as a side effect of some medicines. It works by contracting the urinary bladder and improving the flow of urine.
Macpee 25 mg Tablet has some side effects like stomach upset, vomiting, dizziness, sweating, etc. These side effects may subside by themselves. Consult your doctor if they bother you for a longer time or worsen. Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to it.
Macpee 25 mg Tablet should be taken on an empty stomach or as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the dose of this medicine based on your condition. Take this medicine every day at the same time for the ease of remembering and to maintain a consistent level of this medicine in your blood. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Macpee 25 mg Tablet may not be suitable for all people. It is not recommended for use if you have stomach ulcers, thyroid problems, slow heartbeat, low blood pressure, and urinary infection. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding before using this medicine.
List of substitutes for Macpee 25 mg Tablet
Betheran 25 mg Tablet
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Urivoid 25 mg Tablet
Major & minor side effects for Macpee 25 mg Tablet
Shortness of breath
Nausea and vomiting
Uses of Macpee 25 mg Tablet
What is it prescribed for?
Urinary retention is a condition in which you are unable to empty all the urine from your bladder. Macpee 25 mg Tablet is used to treat difficulties in passing urine which may be caused by surgery, medicines, or other health problems.
When not to use?
Avoid using Macpee 25 mg Tablet if you are allergic to it. Serious allergic reactions to this medicine are rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) occurs when your thyroid gland produces too much of the hormone thyroxine. This can lead to irregular heartbeat, sweating, irritability, etc. Avoid using Macpee 25 mg Tablet as it may worsen your condition.
Peptic ulcers are open sores caused by excessive acid production in your stomach. Macpee 25 mg Tablet is not recommended for use if you have ulcers as it may worsen your condition.
Bronchial asthma is a breathing difficulty caused due to the narrowing of the windpipe. Avoid using Macpee 25 mg Tablet if you have asthma as it may further worsen your condition.
Macpee 25 mg Tablet is not recommended for use if you have low blood pressure due to the increased risk of worsening your condition.
Coronary artery disease
Coronary artery disorder is a condition in which the blood vessels that carry blood to your heart are blocked or narrowed by the deposition of unwanted fat. This decreases the flow of blood to your heart. Avoid taking Macpee 25 mg Tablet if you have such a condition as it may cause serious side effects.
Epilepsy is a brain disorder that causes unusual behaviour, uncontrolled movements of your body, etc. Avoid taking Macpee 25 mg Tablet if you have this condition as it may further lead to worsening of your condition.
Parkinson’s disorder is a condition that causes shakiness, stiffness, difficulty in balance and coordination of your body. Macpee 25 mg Tablet is not recommended for use if you have Parkinsonism as it may worsen your condition.
Warnings for special population
Macpee 25 mg Tablet is not recommended for use in pregnancy unless necessary. Hence, if you are pregnant, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Macpee 25 mg Tablet is not recommended for use during breastfeeding unless necessary. Hence, if you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Macpee 25 mg Tablet may cause drowsiness in some people. Hence, it is not recommended to perform activities that require high mental alertness such as driving vehicles and operating machines after taking this medicine.
Use in children
Macpee 25 mg Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age as the safety and efficacy data are not available.
Bacteriuria is the presence of bacteria in the urine. Use Macpee 25 mg Tablet with caution if you have this condition as it may cause severe undesirable effects.
If you forget to take a dose of Macpee 25 mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.
Never take more than the prescribed dose. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of an overdose of Macpee 25 mg Tablet is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Macpee 25 mg Tablet as it may increase the risk of side effects like drowsiness and dizziness.
Interaction with Medicine
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This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.
Take Macpee 25 mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor. It is advised to take this medicine on an empty stomach, preferably one hour before or two hours after meals.
Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects.
Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause drowsiness and affect your daily activities.
Keep the medicine away from the reach of children and pets. Ensure that the unused medicine is disposed of properly.