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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?

1) Yes 2) ???? In general, any liquid medication that says "Shake well before using" is a suspension that contains water insoluable components. Mylanta is a suspension of Magnesium & calcium hydroxide.. Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) and viscous xylocaine are solutions; their components are water soluable. Bear in mind, tho, that a tear in the esophagus is, by itself, dangerous, which is why your question perplexes me. Read more...
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...

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

Drug Interaction. Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) and Elavil can interact with each other by increasing anti cholinergic adverse effects, hyperpyrexia, CNS depression and other effects. Read more...
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...

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...

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...

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

IBS medication. Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) is an elixir consisting of hyoscyamine, atropine, scopolamine, and phenobarbital, which is used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). It is categorized as an anti-cholinergic / anti-spasmodic medication. It is commonly used as an adjunct to dietary modification for first line treatment of ibs. It is available in liquid or tablet form and taken up to 4 times per day. Read more...
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...