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A 55-year-old female asked:

Acute ibs attacks. have prescription levsin (hyoscyamine) .125mg. it's old (aug'11) & little help. has med potency waned? can i boost dose amt & or freq til i can get new rx?

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Dr. Moe Amadpour
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Can increase the dos: Levsin (hyoscyamine) could be taken every 6 to 8 hours as needed and you can take it orally or sublingual which is faster acting.If .125mg is not working for you , you can increase the dose to .25mg.Also if you not responding as before need to look for other factors including your stress level and dietary habit.

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