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Levsin (hyoscyamine) was prescribed for IBS to my 6 year old. Can an adult age 60 take it too?

May help. Levsin (hyoscyamine) may help with the intestinal cramps of ibs. However, no medication should be taken without a physician's approval- the 60 year old may have a different problem!

Does anyone take hyoscyamine (levsin) for ibs. If so, any side effects?

Used for spasm. Levsin, (hyoscyamine) a form of hyoscamine, is used to treat bowel spasm and also diarrhea related to excessive bowel peristalsis. Caution is advised in the use of the medication for crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Can cause constipation; other side effects include dry mouth, dry eyes; rare serious side effects can occur, as with any drugs.

Does anyone take hyoscyamine (levsin) for ibs. If so, any neurologic side effects?

Yes. This drug is a potent anticholineric drugs. Drowsiness and brain fog is not uncommon. There are more modern treatments available.
See below. Levsin (hyoscyamine) is a antispasmodic which is used to treat crampy type abdominal discomfort often associated with irritable bowel. Common side effects include sleepiness, dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision and constipation.