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 Levsin Hyoscyamine
Hyoscyamine (also known as daturine) is a tropane alkaloid. It is a secondary metabolite found in certain plants of the family Solanaceae, 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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I take Levsin under the tongue for BPH. The NIH website says people(me) over 65 should usually not take Levsin because it is not as safe and effective as other available medications. Is this something I need to address, or is it not important? ## I found the statement that you were referring to: "talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking hyoscyamine if you are 65 years of age or older. Older adults should not usually take hyoscyamine because it is not as safe and may not be as effective as other medications that can be used to treat the same condition." Unfortunately, in any medical situation, a patient has to be their own best advocate. Doctors often prescribe medications according to their experience with how well something has worked for other patients and, w... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Levsin.
Thu, Oct 20 '11, 1:28 PM
 Levsinex Hyoscyamine
Hyoscyamine (also known as daturine) is a tropane alkaloid. It is a secondary metabolite found in certain plants of the family Solanaceae, 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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oblong white pill wiht awatson 343 ## Did you mean to say Watson 3436? If so, based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Furosemide (20 mg). Furosemide is a loop diuretic used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and edema. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ...
Updated 6 years ago in Levsin.
Mon, Feb 22 '10, 7:21 PM
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 2 years ago in Hyoscyamine.
Sat, Aug 23 '14, 12:36 AM
Levsin & Anti-Depressants
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Have recently had a bad reaction between Levsin and Prozac after complaining of depression. I should have been warned about all the side effects. Any other experiences by others? ...
Updated 10 years ago in Levsin.
Fri, Oct 13 '06, 6:35 PM
Does Anyone Else Use Levsinex
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I have had severe bouts of diarhhea, bloating, and gas for over a month. I have done a lot of reading about this on the Internet and think I may have irritable bowel syndrome. I have seen a GI and am having an endoscopy/colonoscopy on 10/19. When I saw her she would not prescribe anything for me and the episodes have become more frequent. A friend of mine who is a nurse said I should call the GI and tell her I can't live like this until she gets does the endoscopy/colonoscopy. She said I should ask her to call in a script for Levsinex capsules. I would appreciate input from anyone out there who has used this med or something similar. ## Hi Leigh, I personally don't use Levsinex (Hyoscyamine) but I thought I could provide you with some information about what it's used for, it... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Levsinex.
Tue, Jan 29 '13, 12:18 AM
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round white scored pill. ## This is generic hyoscyamine 0.125mg or name brand Levsin (among other name brands). It is used for things like irritable bowel syndrome and other bowel issues. Side effects include fever, confusion, diarrhea. ...
Updated 10 years ago in Hyoscyamine.
Sun, Jun 18 '06, 6:20 PM
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green round tablet with SL 125 on face ## This tablet contains Hyoscyamine 0.125mgs, a generic for Levsin. This is used to treat various types of gastro-intestinal disorders. Some of the most common side effects include: dry mouth, dry throat, eye pain and blurred vision. ...
Updated 8 years ago in Hyoscyamine.
Thu, Jul 24 '08, 11:51 AM
Where can I find the active and inactive ingredients in drugs?
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Quinapril, Glimepiride, Januvia, Simvastatin, Levsin/sl ...
Updated 6 years ago in Quinapril.
Fri, May 14 '10, 7:00 AM
Hyoscyamine 0125 mg
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Hyoscyamine or its generic equivilent. ## Brand names for Hyoscyamine (generic) include Symax, HyoMax, Anaspaz, Buwecon, Cystospaz, Levsin, Levbid, Donnamar, NuLev, Buscopan (containing the derivative hyoscine-N-butylbromide), Hyospasmol (also hyoscine-N-butylbromide) and Neoquess. To learn more about Hyoscyamine click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ...
Updated 7 years ago in Hyoscyamine.
Thu, Jan 22 '09, 4:18 PM
eth 255 round white pill
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small white round pill ETH above255 on one side blank on the other ## good job ## This tablet contains 0.125mgs of Hyoscyamine, a generic for Levsin. This is used to treat various types of gastro-intestinal problems. ## Found small round white tablet. 25 imprint one side and scored with two intersecting lines on other side. Does anyone know what this is? ...
Updated 4 years ago in Hyoscyamine.
Fri, Aug 03 '12, 4:55 PM
mebeverine hydrochloride antispasmodic pharmacology
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mebeverine hydrochloride antispasmodic pharmacology ## My IBS cramping occurs almost always at night, interrupting sleep. Sublingual Levsin .125 mg. provides about a two hour respite, but the violent peristalsis returns. I have resisted taking the drug a third time, but loss of sleep is taking a toll. I am treating with high quality probiotics as well as several brands of digestive enzymes with meals; have limited food choices more and more and have ruled out gluten intolerance. Fresh veggies, salads and fruit seem to make the condition worse. I have purchased some mebeverine and am taking it 20 minutes before meals, but no relief. Would it be more effective taken at bedtime? I have had periods of IBS on and off for decades, but a change in enzymes has brought months of relief until now... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Antispasmodic.
Mon, Aug 13 '12, 7:52 AM
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it's a small white oval pill with H13 on one side and 274 on the other ## You are looking at one side of the pill upside down, the marking is actually ETH, is it made by Ethex Pharmaceuticals. This is Hycosamine Sulfate 0.125mgs, a generic for Levsin, this is used to treat gastrointestinal problems. ...
Updated 9 years ago in Levsin.
Sat, Sep 29 '07, 6:54 PM
ku 102
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I got a prescription filled yesterday, and there's one pill that's different from the rest, don't know what it is.................small pale blue scored tablet with ku on one side and 102 on the other...what is this? ## HYOSCYAMINE SULFATE -- LEVSIN is effective as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of peptic ulcer. It can also be used to control gastric secretion, visceral spasm and hypermotility in spastic colitis, spastic bladder, cystitis, pylorospasm, and associated abdominal cramps. May be used in functional intestinal disorders to reduce symptoms such as those seen in mild dysenteries, diverticulitis, and acute enterocolitis; For use as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (irritable colon, spastic colon, mucous colitis) and functional gast... ...
Updated 11 years ago in Hyoscyamine.
Thu, Sep 29 '05, 11:28 AM
will this be back in production soon?
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I was taking this with medication for IC and was working well with other meds to help but about a month or so ago I was unable to get it any more. Pharmacist said that the plant burnt down.....Will this be back in production soon and if so when might it be available to the pharmacist again? Thanks so much ## Possible, but doubtful. This actually has nothing to do with the plant burning down, this is one of those meds that was actually never approved by the FDA and it hasn't been proven to treat anything, so they pulled it from the market. ## I have been taking this (Levsinex-time released) for many years (15+) for IBS. Before finding this med., I was house-bound (runs) and malnutritioned, and was ridiculed for making myself have the runs (5+times a day) because I wanted to or it was... ...
Updated 8 years ago in Hyoscyamine.
Wed, Oct 01 '08, 7:33 AM
fentanyl withdrawal symptoms
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hi pat and thanks for the input am trying to get as much information before my pain management appointment in 3 weeks, i am interested in how you received pain meds for your hep c and if you have received treatment, any input would be helpful, i am 43 with two grown daughters and a husband who are having a rough time dealing with me so this site is a comfort to me, i am 12 days off the patch and 5 days off the tabs, my sweats are still a problem but not as bad, do you draw ssi for your hep and i really have learned alot from your posts ## GOOD $ U to get off the patch. Ask your Dr. to give you lomotil & levsin..these will counteract & get youthru the irritable bowel that is accompanying this withdrawal. I used demerol to get off that HORRID KILLING patch. ## If Pat has a post on... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Fentanyl.
Sun, Nov 22 '15, 3:47 AM
A round small white pill with CL on one side and 13 on the other side
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the pill is small it is thick it has 13 on one side of it and CL on the other side of it ## it is a generic form ofCYstospaz or levesin.its used to treat irratable bowl syndrome,stomach, and a muscle relaxent for the bowels,stomach.it will dry you out from the stomach to your mouth,nasal passages.i currently take it and it works really well.only sideeffects i have are dry mouth. ## Just to add some more specific details, the actual active ingredient in the tablet in question is 0.125mgs of Hyoscyamine, which is used to alleviate the symptoms of quite a few gastrointestinal disorders. And yes, because of its mechanism of action, the dry mouth and other dry areas are its most common side effect. Are there any other questions I can help with? You can learn more Levsin details here. ...
Updated 3 years ago in Hyoscyamine.
Mon, Feb 25 '13, 1:44 PM
 NDC 68220-111
Levsin .5 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Alaven Pharmaceutical LLC ## Package Codes: 68220-111-05 ## Active Ingredients: Hyoscyamine Sulfate
 NDC 68220-112
Levsin 0.125 mg Oral Tablet by Alaven Pharmaceutical LLC ## Markings: AP;112 ## Shape: Round ## Color: Blue ## Package Codes: 68220-112-10, 68220-112-50 ## Active Ingredients: Hyoscyamine Sulfate

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