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Anticholinergic Overview

An anticholinergic agent is a substance that blocks the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in the central and the peripheral nervous system. These agents inhibit parasympathetic nerve impulses by selectively blocking the binding of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine to its receptor in nerve cells. The nerve fibers of the parasympathetic system are responsible for the involuntary movement of smooth muscles present in the gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, lungs, and many other parts of the bod...

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Red spots from Incruse Ellipta and milk allergy?

I am taking Incruse Ellipta 62.5mcg inhaler (1 puff by mouth per day). It makes me have red blood spots on both arms. I am allergic to milk. Could this have a milk-based inactive ingredient in it? ## Hi Faye - According to the manufacturer's prescribing information document (PDF - page 21), it states that the inactive ingredients are: - lactose monohydrate (contains milk proteins) - magnesium stearate Being allergic to milk, you could very well be having a reaction and should let you doctor know asap. Any rash / hives / swelling are all listed as more serious side effects. I hope this helps and best wishes!

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I am trying to identify what drug this is? Does anybody know? ## Hello, I was unable to find a pill with the imprint 415 but here are two Mylan products that are very close to your description. First is a pill with the imprint M 15 which is a Atropine Sulfate + Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride oral tablet used to treat diarrhea. Here is a link to the first product (NDC 0378-0415-01) Some additional info on this drug. Active Ingredients: - Atropine Sulfate .025mg - Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride 2.5mg Inactive Ingredients: - Silicon Dioxide - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Starch, Corn - Stearic Acid Size: 6mm Manufacturer: Mylan I also found a Flurazepam Hydrochloride capsule manufactured by Mylan that has the marking Mylan 4415. Flurazepam Hydrochloride is used to treat insomnia. Here is a lin...

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Yellow round m 15 pill

Can someone please help me find out what it is? I found it in my son's room and he is 16. Please help. ## Hello, Katelyn! How are you? So far, I've been unable to find anything that matches this description. Can you please double check the imprint and post back? In the meantime, I'll keep looking and post back, when I have information for you. ## Hello Katelyn, I was able to find a pill that seems like it fits your description. Atropine Sulfate + Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride oral tablets are round off white pills with an M 15 imprint. Here is some additional information I found on this medication. (NDC 67544-021) Active Ingredients: - Atropine Sulfate (.025 mg) - Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride (2.5 mg) Inactive Ingredients: - Silicon Dioxide - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Star...

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COPD Plus Hepatitis

Hi. I was wondering if anybody with hep-c also has c.o.p.d? I've recently been diagnosed. I have geno-3. I'm 64yrs old, feel totally confused. My dr isn't very clued up on hep-c and is not much help at all. I feel that doing treatment for hvc would be just too hard with breathing issues. Thanks. P.s. - The Atrovent puffer is now giving me urine retention. (great)

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small white round pill with M 15 on one side no markings on the other

Tiny white round pill with a capital M over the number 15 on one side and no markings. On the other side ## It looks like this pill contains 0.025mgs of Atropine and 2.5mgs of Diphenyoxylate, used to treat diarrhea. Read more: Atropine: Diphenoxylate: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## I found a pill that has a capital M or W on one side and the number 15 on other side. What is it? ## Diphenoxylate-Atropine 2.5-0.025mg by Mylan generics with a National Drug Code of 00378-0415-01 is used to treat diarrhea, abdominal cramping and pain. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND PETS - CAN BE FATAL WITH JUST A FEW TABLETS !! ## Fat round candy pink pill with no markings on either side. What could it be? ## Morphine sulfate or phosphate.which is actually made by many manufacturers worldw...

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Diphen Atropine Tab

My doctor refused to refill this Rx for diphen atropine for 6 weeks. I have been taking this med for about 6-7 years now. It is the ONLY med that lets me lead a normal life without explosive diarrhea. If I don't take it, and I have to have a bowel movement, I have about 2 minutes to find a restroom. I usually don't make it and that is a mess. No warning at all. He finally renewed my prescription but wants me to have an Upper GI. How long can you take diphen atropine? Does it CAUSE intestinal problems to make an upper GI necessary? Please help me. Thank you. I have been diagnosed with IBS for about 16 years now. ## Diphenoxylate with Atropine is normally used to treat severe cases of diarrhea. The problem that arises from such prolonged use of it is that your body becomes depende...

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Substitute medicine for Uritin-D

I want to know if there's a substitute for Uritin-D as this drug is very costly. Can anyone recommend a low-cost alternative?

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Atropine dosage for excess saliva

I need info on the actual dosage of atropine for treating excess saliva. ## Is there any significant side effect of atropine meant to prevent excess saliva secretion? ## I want to know if I can safely use Atropine Sulfate as a treatment for excessive saliva? Does it have sulfa in it? I am allergic to sulfa. Also, is it safe to use under the tongue? ## It can depend on the person and their tolerance of the medication and what the effective dosage is for them. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, and heat intolerance. Carolyn, are you allergic to sulfa, or sulphur?

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belladonna alk & phenobarbital

This stuff is impossible to find yet there are much stronger meds available. This is great for uncomfortable muscle spasms say if you're weaning off opiates - the belladonna at health food stores is not the same obviously. Donnatal is great for that too. Anyway, closest thing I've found is bentyl but it's not as helpful for all over discomfort - just stomach trouble when weaning - cold turkey you'll want clonidine too (aka catpres), something to allow you to sleep (God knows you can't sleep getting off stuff) - the more you sleep, the more time passes - but you can't sleep when you're stomach is A MESS, pains etc. And the all over body crawly antsy - can't explain unless you've been through - it'll make someone crazy! Depression follows and anyone...

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Risks associated with taking several different medications

I am taking Zoton, Seretide, Atrovent, Omnexel, Colchicine, Adenuric, Verap, Proscar, Omesar and Paracetamol. I took 3 Difene 75mg tablets today to relieve pain. I feel okay. Am I at risk?

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