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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. Darrin Cunningham
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Hyoscyamine (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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What is levsin (hyoscyamine)?

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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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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Is hyoscyamine safe for infants?

Is hyoscyamine safe for infants?

No: hyoscamine or levsin (hyoscyamine) is not recommended for infant because of potential side effects. It makes babies have dry skin, eyes, dilated pupils and more lethargic. ...Read more

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What is hyoscyamine proscribed for?

Hyoscyamine: "Hyoscyamine is used to treat a variety of stomach/intestinal problems such as cramps and irritable bowel syndrome. It is also used to treat other conditions such as bladder and bowel control problems, cramping pain caused by kidney stones and gallstones, and Parkinson's disease. In addition, it is used to decrease side effects of certain medications (drugs used to treat myasthenia gravis) and ...Read more

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Can hyoscyamine be taken with loperamide?

Drug interactions: Not a good combo. Both of these drugs together can cause severe constipation and possibly paralytic ileus. ...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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