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Need to know the difference between hyoscyamine er and hyoscyamine sl
by nell in texas, 03/11/2011
I need Very Detailed information on the generic drug I am taking it is Hyoscyamine 0.375 mg extended release capsule. I thake it twice a day. It is because I have bad colites . however I am experiencing side effects like blured eye site hands trembyin...
by James Urso in Croton on Hudson, N.Y Westchester, 04/19/2006
Will you please explain the difference between Hyoscyamine SAAMP and Hyoscyamine SAETH? Thank you in advance for answering my question. Sincerely, Jennifer Messer
by Jennifer Messer in Powell, TN, 04/02/2008
My son is taking Hyoscyamine, he is 16 yrs old, body frame of 215 lbs. The dosage of this meds are 0.375 MG he was prescribed this for intestinal cramping or spasms in the bowel. twice a day. Our concern as parents, what is the long term effect and an...
by Beverly in Orlando, Florida,United States, 11/14/2007
my daughter had colic caused by bad gas she was prescribed hyoscyamine sulfate oral solution, usp.she has been having dirrahea bad could it be caused by this medicine? is this medicine safe for my child?
by tina morgan in Greenville mississippi, 09/18/2007
Classification: Cholinergic blocking agent
See Also: See also Cholinergic Blocking Agents.
Action/Kinetics: One of the belladonna alkaloids; acts by blocking the action of acetylcholine at the postganglionic nerve endings of the parasympathetic nervous system. t 1/2: 3 1/2 hr for tablets, 7 hr for extended-release capsules, and 9 hr for extended-release tablets. Majority of the drug is excreted in the urine unchanged.
Uses: To control gastric secretion, visceral spasm, and hypermotilitiy in spastic colitis, spastic bladder, cystitis, pylorospasm, and associated abdominal cramps. Adjunctive therapy to treat irritable bowel syndrome and functional GI disorders. Adjunctive therapy in neurogenic bladder and neurogenic bowel disturbances. Treat infant colic (use elixir or solution). Use with morphine or other narcotics for symptomatic relief of biliary and renal colic. In Parkinsonism to reduce rigidity and tremors and to control sialorrhea and hyperhidrosis. To treat poisoning by anticholinesterase agents. To reduce GI motility to facilitate diagnostic procedures, such as endoscopy or hypersecretion in pancreatitis. To treat selected cases of partial heart block associated with vagal activity. Used as a preoperative medication to reduce salivary, tracheobronchial, and pharyngeal secretions.
Special Concerns: Heat prostration may occur if the drug is taken in the presence of high environmental temperatures. Use with caution during lactation.
Side Effects: See Cholinergic Blocking Agents.
How Supplied: Capsule, Extended Release: 0.375 mg; Elixir: 0.125 mg/5 mL; Injection: 0.5 mg/mL; Liquid: 0.125 mg/mL; Tablet: 0.125 mg; Tablet, Extended Release: 0.375 mg.