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Doctor insights on: Methenamine And Phenyl Salicylate And Atropine And Hyoscyamine Medication

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Why did they recall the drug donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine)?

Why did they recall the drug donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine)?

Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine): The brand medication is still available, don't know if the generic medication is still made. ...Read more

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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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Will donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) show up in a drug screen?

Depends: Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) contains phenobarbital which can show up in a drug screen that tests for barbiturates. ...Read more

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

Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine): Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) does have phenobarbital. Have you tried other IBS meds? Tricyclic antidepressants? ...Read more

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I read that there are 2 different types of donnatal, (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) one with phenobarbital and one without? Is this accurate?

Not really Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine): Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) is an anticholinergic and barbiturate combination to treat irritable bowel syndrome and intestinal ulcers. It works reducing intestinal muscle contraction. It contains hyoscyamine, atropine, scopolamine (all anticholinergics) and Phenobarbital (an anticonvulsant) It comes in tablets and elixir (containing only phenobarbital.) Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) is the brand name, but only if having Pb in it. ...Read more

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Does donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) work for ibs?

Does donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) work for ibs?

Helps spasms: Smooth muscle relaxant and Phenobarbital (barbiturate/sedative). Can be usefulas part of the overall rx picture. Not the only muscle relaxant available. Won't improve constipation, may slow down bowel. ...Read more

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What is donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine)? I heard it's an optional therapy for ibs.

What is donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine)? I heard it's an optional therapy for ibs.

Moderate: The active ingredients in donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) have been shown to be more effective than placebo in treating moderately severe symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. ...Read more

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Is donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) safe to take while trying to conceive?

Is donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) safe to take while trying to conceive?

Probably not: This drug is a class c drug for pregnancy. 'animal studies show adverse fetal effect (s) but no controlled human studies or no animal or human studies; weigh possible fetal risk vs. Maternal benefit; see pkg insert for drug-specific recs. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Will donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) cause serious sleepiness? 26mg for 2 months, no issues till 8pm's lately. Had insomnia for years. Barbits build up in body and do this?

Yes.: Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) is usually prescribe for abdominal cramps, or irritable bowel syndrome. The Phenobarbital portion is a sedative. It may cause drowsiness especially in combo w/ other sedative meds. The atropine, scopolamine and Hyoscyamine drugs decrease muscle spasms in the gut. You should check w/ your dr. ; pharmacist about interactions w/ other drugs. ...Read more

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Is there any water insoluble component in Mylanta, Donnatal, (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) Viscous Lidocane? Is it harmful if someone with tear in the esophagus swallow them?

Is there any water insoluble component in Mylanta, Donnatal, (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) Viscous Lidocane? Is it harmful if someone with tear in the esophagus swallow them?

Esophageal tear: The term esophageal tear is used to indicate disruption in membrane integrity. It is not a rupture which would be complete tear though out the thickness of the esophageal wall through which particles may leak, during rupture you would be advised to not to take anything by mouth. So with tear it is safe to take these medicines and they are all water soluble. ...Read more

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How effective is the medication hyoscyamine?

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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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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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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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How long does it take for hyoscyamine to work?

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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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What to do if I have to take anaspaz (hyoscyamine) before getting them?

Not sure: If you are taking for GI upset - consider ginger until you get them. ...Read more

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I have crohn's and taking 2 asocial 800 each a day. I am on hyoscyamine 3 a day at. 375. But the LRA pain still hurts no matter what I do. What is it?

Need: Re evaluation it could just be exacerbation of your crohns or inadequate control. May need other suppressive therapy like steroids.Could also be related to complications or unrelated illness ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cytospaz (hyoscyamine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cytospaz (hyoscyamine) allergy?

Cytospaz allergy: Cytospaz (hyoscyamine) is an anticholinergic /antispasmodic. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-6506/cystospaz-oral/details ...Read more

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Would Magnesium salicylate help for knee pain?

Would Magnesium salicylate help for knee pain?

No: Magnesium generally won't help. Regardless the key is to figure out what is causing the pain and then treat the cause. The symptoms should get better from there. Lots of young people have patella-femoral syndrome. Start there... ...Read more

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Does levsin (hyoscyamine) help for uncomfortable gut?

Does levsin (hyoscyamine) help for uncomfortable gut?

Cramps: Levsin (hyoscyamine) is a antispasmodic which is used to treat crampy type abdominal discomfort. Side effects include dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision and constipation. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Davidson
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Atropine (Definition)

Atropine is a rhythm control agent which is a ...Read more


Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Cytospaz (Definition)

Cytospaz is an anti-bladder spasm agent which is a ...Read more