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Drug Name:

LEVSIN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Hyoscyamine sulfate 0.125mg; scored tabs.

Company:
Meda Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for LEVSIN:

Adjunct in peptic ulcer. Irritable bowel syndrome. Infant colic.

Adult:

1–2 tabs or 5–10mL every 4 hrs or as needed; max 12 tabs or 60mL daily.

Children:

Infants <10kg: use drops.

Contraindications:

Glaucoma. Unstable cardiovascular status in acute hemorrhage. GI or urinary tract obstruction. Paralytic ileus, intestinal atony of elderly or debilitated patients. Toxic megacolon. Severe ulcerative colitis. Myasthenia gravis.

Warnings/Precautions:

High environmental temperature. Diarrhea. Autonomic neuropathy. Impaired cardiac or renal function. Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Hyperthyroidism. Hiatal hernia with reflux esophagitis. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Antacids may inhibit absorption. Additive anticholinergic effects with other anticholinergics, amantadine, type I antiarrhythmics, antihistamines, phenothiazines, tricyclics, MAOIs.

See Also:

LEVSIN/SL

Hyoscyamine Sulfate Drops

Pharmacological Class:

Anticholinergic.

Adverse Reactions:

Anticholinergic effects, drowsiness.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Levsin Drops.

How Supplied:

Tabs, SL—100, 500; Drops—contact supplier

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