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Where I can find a list of antispasmodic medications?

Where I can find a list of antispasmodic medications?

Many websites: Thre are many websites that can give you the answe. Global rph, epocrates are two that can be helpful. ...Read more

Antispasmodic (Definition)

An antispasmodic (synonym: spasmolytic) is a drug or a herb ...Read more


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How can you treat palpitation caused by antispasmodic medications?

How can you treat palpitation caused by antispasmodic medications?

Stop the medicine: Well that's a pretty simple answer but we avoid giving medictions to prevent the heart from skipping as the medicines themselves have side effects that can be serious. So the best answer here is the obvious one. ...Read more

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Is an antispasmodic medication right for me I ibs?

Is an antispasmodic medication right for me I ibs?

Perhaps: Not all ibs patients respond the same. While no absolute cure is available, new evidence suggests that more can be done now for symptom relief & control than ever before. Many sufferers of ibs find the use of certain "probiotics" an effective resource in combating & managing the symptoms--perhaps with an antispasmodic. A gastroenterologist can discuss these new developments & advise you. Call now. ...Read more

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I can't take Antispasmodic drugs for side effects. Can I take loperamide for mild IBS-D ?

I can't take Antispasmodic drugs for side effects. Can I take  loperamide for mild IBS-D ?

Maybe: IBS is caused by a dysregulation of intestinal motility, but we don't know why it effects someone with diarrhea and someone else with constipation. The problem with using loperamide is that it can intentionally slow intestinal motility and you may morph from IBS-D to alternating diarrhea and constipation. ...Read more

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After taking Antispasmodic drugs and PPI for 2 months I develop excessive thirst . Discontinue the med but the prob. doesn't disappear . Wt. to do ?

GI medications: Antispasmodics can cause dry mouth, but usually resolves within a week of stopping the medication. If you are still having GI problems, get a re-evaluation from your GI doctor to address other treatment options. ...Read more

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Is an antispasmodic addictive?

Maybe: Lomotil, (diphenoxylat and atropine) an often used antispasmodic, has an opioid component.All opioids have addictive potential. ...Read more

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What are natural antispasmodics?

What are natural antispasmodics?

Let's not confuse...: "natural" and "safe." belladonna has been used for its antispasmodic effects for thousands of years, but it is more dangerous and has more severe side effects than pharmaceutical agents in use today. ...Read more