6. Bethanechol is administered subcutaneously to a patient with postoperative abdominaldistention and gastric atony. The subcutaneous route of administration is chosen over the oralroute because gastric retention is complete and there is no passage of gastric contents into theduodenum. Which of the following effects is likely to be observed after the subcutaneousadministration of bethanechol?
NCLEX Study Questions set A7. A patient is receiving bethanechol. The nurse realizes that the action of this drug is to treatwhich condition?