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A 17-year-old female asked:

How do donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) and elavil interact with each other?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Drug Interaction: Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) and Elavil can interact with each other by increasing anti cholinergic adverse effects, hyperpyrexia, CNS depression and other effects.
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Dr. Donald McCarren
Neurology 37 years experience
Caution Advised: The combination of these two medicines can increase the anticholinergic (antagonizes the action of acetylcholine) adverse effects which include: central nervous system depression with confusion and somnolence (sleepiness) blurred vision increased thirst constipation hyperpyrexia (increased temperature) the combo can also decrease the efficacy of the elavil (amitriptyline). Please talk with your doc.
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A 36-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for all donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) to have phenobarbital in it?

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Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine): donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) does have phenobarbital. have you tried other IBS meds? tricyclic antidepressants?
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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