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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Hyoscyamine (Overview)

Hyoscyamine is used to treat a variety of stomach and intestinal tract disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis, colitis, peptic ulcers, diarrhea, or pancreatitis. Hyoscyamine can be used to control bed wetting and urination, or to prevent motion sickness, treat parkinson's disease, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, and poisonings from certain insecticides and plants.


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What's levsin (hyoscyamine)?

What's levsin (hyoscyamine)?

Hyoscyamine: Is anticholinergic & antispasmodic agent , which is a racemic component of Atropine with twice the potency of atropine. Is used in gastrointestinal & urinary tract disorders to lower motility of these systems, also used preoperatively to lower secretions & protect the heart during surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
49 doctors shared insights

Hyoscyamine (Overview)

Hyoscyamine is used to treat a variety of stomach and intestinal tract disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis, colitis, peptic ulcers, diarrhea, or pancreatitis. Hyoscyamine can be used to control bed wetting and urination, or to prevent motion sickness, treat parkinson's disease, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, and poisonings from certain insecticides and plants.


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What exactly is hyoscyamine?

What exactly is hyoscyamine?

Hyoscyamine: Is anticholinergic & antispasmodic agent , which is a racemic component of Atropine with twice the potency of atropine. Is used in gastrointestinal & urinary tract disorders to lower motility of these systems, also used preoperatively to lower secretions & protect the heart during surgery. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: hyoscyamine?

Please describe the medication: hyoscyamine?

Hyoscyamine: Hyoscyamine is used to treat a variety of stomach and intestinal tract disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis, colitis, peptic ulcers, diarrhea, or pancreatitis. Hyoscyamine can be used to control bed wetting and urination, or to prevent motion sickness, treat parkinson's disease, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, and poisonings from certain insecticides and plants. ...Read more

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How effective is the medication hyoscyamine?

How effective is the medication hyoscyamine?

Hyoscyamine: Is anticholinergic & antispasmodic agent , which is a racemic component of Atropine with twice the potency of atropine. Is used in gastrointestinal & urinary tract disorders to lower motility of these systems, also used preoperatively to lower secretions & protect the heart during surgery. It is by prescription only. ...Read more

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How long does it take for hyoscyamine to work?

How long does it take for hyoscyamine  to work?

Hyoscyamine: Is anticholinergic & antispasmodic agent , which is a racemic component of Atropine with twice the potency of atropine. Is used in gastrointestinal & urinary tract disorders to lower motility of these systems, also used preoperatively to lower secretions & protect the heart during surgery. It is by prescription only. It is given by mouth up to 4x daily, and takes 15-30mins. To work. ...Read more

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What are the mental side effects of hyoscyamine sulfate?

What are the mental side effects of hyoscyamine sulfate?

Yes.: This drug is a potent anticholineric drugs. Drowsiness and brain fog is not uncommon. There are more modern treatments available. ...Read more

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How much hyoscyamine sulfate makes you high?

How much hyoscyamine sulfate makes you high?

Varies from person: To person, depends upon how sensitive your body is to the medication. Thus could be as little as 5mg, might be 4 - 6 times that dose in others. ...Read more

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What exactly is hyoscyamine?

Hyoscyamine: Is anticholinergic & antispasmodic agent , which is a racemic component of Atropine with twice the potency of atropine. Is used in gastrointestinal & urinary tract disorders to lower motility of these systems, also used preoperatively to lower secretions & protect the heart during surgery. ...Read more

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What's levsin (hyoscyamine)?

Hyoscyamine: Is anticholinergic & antispasmodic agent , which is a racemic component of Atropine with twice the potency of atropine. Is used in gastrointestinal & urinary tract disorders to lower motility of these systems, also used preoperatively to lower secretions & protect the heart during surgery. ...Read more

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What is levsin (hyoscyamine)?

Levsin (hyoscyamine) = Hyosciamine: It is an anticholinergic/antispasmodic smooth muscle relaxant. ; used to treat numerous stomach ; intestinal disorders such as peptic ulcer and irritable bowel syndrome. Also used to control invuluntary bladder contractions (spasms) which can cause urinary incontinence. I use it in children to control urinary frequency ; day-time wetting. Other drs use it to reduce excessive salivation ; sweating. ...Read more

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What's hyoscyamine medication?

Anti-spasmatic : Hyoscyamine is an anticholinergic/ anti-spasmatic medication often used to treat stomach cramps or irritable bowel syndrome. Do you have any other concerns or questions about taking hyoscyamine? ...Read more

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What can I do about a hyoscyamine?

What can I do about a hyoscyamine?

What's your question: Hyoscyamine is a drug that is typically prescribed to relax smooth muscle. Many irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) patients derive some benefit from this medication. What question do you have about this agent? ...Read more

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Where can I get hyoscyamine anymore?

Hyoscyamine: Is anticholinergic & antispasmodic agent , which is a racemic component of Atropine with twice the potency of atropine. Is used in gastrointestinal & urinary tract disorders to lower motility of these systems, also used preoperatively to lower secretions & protect the heart during surgery. It is by prescription only. ...Read more

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How effective is the medication hyoscyamine?

Hyoscyamine: Is anticholinergic & antispasmodic agent , which is a racemic component of Atropine with twice the potency of atropine. Is used in gastrointestinal & urinary tract disorders to lower motility of these systems, also used preoperatively to lower secretions & protect the heart during surgery. It is by prescription only. ...Read more

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How much hyoscyamine sulfate makes you high?

Varies from person: To person, depends upon how sensitive your body is to the medication. Thus could be as little as 5mg, might be 4 - 6 times that dose in others. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: hyoscyamine?

Hyoscyamine: Hyoscyamine is used to treat a variety of stomach and intestinal tract disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis, colitis, peptic ulcers, diarrhea, or pancreatitis. Hyoscyamine can be used to control bed wetting and urination, or to prevent motion sickness, treat parkinson's disease, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, and poisonings from certain insecticides and plants. ...Read more

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How long does it take for hyoscyamine to work?

Hyoscyamine: Is anticholinergic & antispasmodic agent , which is a racemic component of Atropine with twice the potency of atropine. Is used in gastrointestinal & urinary tract disorders to lower motility of these systems, also used preoperatively to lower secretions & protect the heart during surgery. It is by prescription only. It is given by mouth up to 4x daily, and takes 15-30mins. To work. ...Read more

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Have you prescribed drug levsin (hyoscyamine)?

Have you  prescribed drug levsin (hyoscyamine)?

Yes: Levsin (hyoscyamine) is a antispasmodic which is used to treat crampy type abdominal discomfort often associated with irritable bowel. Common side effects include dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision and constipation. ...Read more

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