Category: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Hyoscyamine Overview

Hyoscyamine (also known as daturine) is a tropane alkaloid. It is a secondary metabolite found in certain plants of the Solanaceae family, including henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), mandrake (Mandragora officinarum), jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna). It is the levorotary isomer of atropine (third of the three major nightshade alkaloids) and thus sometimes known as levo-atropine. Hyoscyamine should not be confused with hyoscine,...

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what is hyoscyam
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I acquired P. HYOSCYAM in a large antique looking tin and am wondering if anyone can provide further information on it? I was told it could possibly be from the civil war era. ## Hello, Ben! How are you? Yes, it is most likely very old. Hyoscyamine is an antispasmodic that is used to treat conditions, such as IBS, peptic ulcers, pancreatitis and cystitis. It is not very commonly used, anymore. Though, it is still available in the U.S. via prescription. Typical side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include dry mouth, dry throat, eye pain, blurred vision, dizziness and flushing. It can be toxic, if someone takes too much, so it has to be dosed very carefully. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 month ago.
how long does hyoscyamine take to work
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I took pill 3 hours ago and i am in the same amount of pain if not more than when i went to hospital. Could i possibly been misdiagnosed with ibs. ## Hello, Jess! How are you? Well, this isn't actually an analgesic, so it's not going to relieve pain. What Hyoscyamine does is help alleviate the intestinal spasms associated with IBS and other gastrointestinal disorders, but it will take some time for it to reach its full level of efficacy in your body. You should only take it as prescribed and give a few weeks, to see if it works for you. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including dry mouth, blurred vision, dizziness and flushing. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 4 months ago.
white round pill with one side split line in the other
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I found a white pill it has just the number 10 and a split on the other side to half it I can't find it anywhere on the internet to figure what this is do u have any idea of what it could be ## @kailani, Based on your description, information I'm finding shows that a round white pill marked with the number 10 on one side and scored on the other is identified as a 0.125 mg Hyoscyamine sulfate tablet, manufactured by Virtus Pharma. Hyoscyamine is generally prescribed for treating disorders associated with the gastrointestinal tract, but lists a variety of other uses as well from bladder spasms, irritable bowels, heart conditions, parkinson's, etc... You can learn more about this drug on the page for Hyoscyamine Details I hope this helps!
Updated 7 months ago.
white round pill from puerto rico 20 scored
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I was given this pill and told it was from puerto rico when visiting but told me she took it from her niece wwho was getting high from it. its not tiny but a small white round pill thats scored on 1 side aand 20 on the other. ## Hi Maria, I don't know if this pill could be related, but from what I'm finding online the closest match is a white round pill with "10" on one side and scored on the other; just like how you described it. I was initially thinking that they might be the same drug with a lesser dosage, but this particular pill I came across is made here in the US. It's identified as a 10mg Hyoscyamine sulfate tablet, used for GI tract disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome and other related conditions. I noticed that they also make a 20mg version as well, ...
Updated 9 months ago.
Hyoscyamine (Levsin)
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My mother's nursing home says they can no longer give my mother this drug because it is no longer being made. Is this true? Two days without the drug and she starts throwing up from too much saliva in her stomach. She is 89 and will die without it. Is there another equivalant drug avaliable?? Please tell me where to turn. Thanks so much. Virginia Holloway Baton Rouge, La. vaholloway at aol ## Hi Virginia, From what I found, it is just a rumor that it has been withdrawn from the market. "RUMOR: Hyoscyamine (Levsin, Levbid, etc) is going off the market. TRUTH: All hyoscyamine products are unapproved. They came on the market before FDA approval was required. The FDA hasn't taken any action against these products...yet. But several companies have voluntarily withdrawn their prod...
Updated 10 months ago.
White round pill scored 325 5
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white round pill blank on one side and scored on other with 325 on top and 5 on bottom ## Hello, Unfortunately I haven't been able to find an exact match based on the description you provided. The closest match I've found is Hyoscyamine sulfate extended release (0.125mg). It is a round white pill with the imprint B over 325 (divided by a score line) on one side, nothing on the back. It is manufactured by Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc. and has a National Drug Code of 51991-0325. Hyoscyamine is used to provide symptomatic relief to various digestive system disorders including spasms, peptic ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, pancreatitis, colic and cystitis. It has also been used to relieve some heart problems, control some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, as well as ...
Updated 1 year ago.
Severe side effects from Hyoscyamine .125
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Take .125 mg three times a day. Experience sever side effects. Stooping dose immediately. How long will it take for relief of side effects??? ## Hi, Mel! What types of side effects did you experience? As to how long they should take to resolve, that's really going to depend on how long you were taking it and you weren't specific. If it was for a short period of time, it shouldn't take more than a few days, but it can vary from person to person. Learn more Hyoscyamine details here. Have you consulted your doctor? If they were really severe, then you need to do that to make sure nothing dangerous is going on.
Updated 1 year ago.
small round white pill with 644 on one side and blank the other
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this pill is quite small and has beveled edges. It has 644 on one side and is blank on the other side ## From what I can find, this is listed as containing 0.125mgs of Hyoscyamine, it's a sublingual tablet. It has quite a few medical uses, such as lowering blood pressure, increasing cardiac output and drying secretions. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and eye pain. Learn more Hyoscyamine details here. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 years ago.
white pill with b 325
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small round pill withn b325and a line with nothin underneath, and nothing on the otherside ## I was given this pill with a new prescription for the hyoscyamine sulfate pill that I take for difficulty in swallowing and discomfort in the throat area. It is totally different from the one I usually take. That number is E 423, and when I put it under my tongue, it is immediately dissolved and my throat problems are relieved. The B 325 pill is larger, does not dissolve immediately, and I am afraid to take it. Are they for totally different symptoms? The only difference is that the new pill (B 325) says hyoscyamine sulfate 0.125 mg tab, when my regular pill says hyoscyamine sulfate 0.125 mg taeth. Don't understand. Want my regular pill back. ## The tablet with B 325 marking is the same med...
Updated 2 years ago.
Can I Take
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Can i take levothyroxin and hyoscyamine together ## I didn't find any interactions or problems listed between the two, but you should double check this information to be certain. You can learn more Levothyroxine details here and you can learn more Hyoscyamine details here. Hyoscyamine has various medical uses, such as treating intestinal conditions and Levothyroxine is used to treat thyroid conditions. What you may run into is some worsening of the side effects, such as heightened dizziness and drowsiness. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 years ago.

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule, Extended Release: 0.375mg
  • Drops: 0.125mg/ml
  • Elixir: 0.125mg/5ml
  • Injection: 0.5mg/ml
  • Liquid: 0.125mg/5ml, 0.125mg/ml
  • Solution: 0.03mg/ml, 0.125mg/ml
  • Tablet: 0.125mg, 0.15mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 0.375mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrated: 0.125mg
  • Tablet, Sublingual: 0.125mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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