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substitute for spasmo proxyvon

I am suffering from various muscular cramps along with bowel cramps, so my doctor has advised me to try spasmo proxyvon but unfortunately i lost my prescription. Can anyone tell me if there's a good alternative to spasmo proxyvon that doesn't require a prescription? ## Hello. Is there any substitute of proxyvon capsule available in Poland? I've been taking 3 doses a day and want to find a safe way to stop. Whenever I don't take it I get a headache and body pain. ## i been taking spasmo proxyon for last 8 years now i want leave it. So please suggest me what is alternative medicine. ## I want to leave spasmo proxyon, please help how to leave this bad habit, is there any option please suggest me ## Hello Lonewolfee, According to the FDA Spasmo-Proxyvon contains the active i...

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dicyclomine 10

I take dicyclomine 10 mg 4 x a day. Can it cause a stomach ache with dirreah? ## Hello, Speedy! How are you? Yes, those are listed as possible side effects by the FDA. You may also experience nausea, dizziness and headache. How long have you been taking it? ## Will dicyclomine work if your taking Suboxone, cuz I take 24 milligrams of Suboxone per day also, ## Dicyclomine expired 12/17. Is it still safe to use?

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Bentyl may be interacting with my Hydrochlorothiazide

Hi I have been told I have ibs by a doctor recently and pre-hypertention. I wanted to know if it is normal to have some what blurred vision, extreme sleepiness and weakness from taking the Bentyl and Hydro, it's hard to distinguished which pill is causing the symptoms but I feel it may be intensifying the symptoms since I am taking 2 pills that could cause the same side effects plus I have seasonal allergies. ## Hi! I've no experience w/ hydrochlorothiazide. But I have years of experience w/ dicyclomine (the generic name for Bentyl), which I sometimes take for IBS flare-ups. When I first started taking dicyclomine, yes, I got VERY tired &/or sleepy as a side effect. It even affected by short-term memory to a small degree! I felt like a space cadet! :( It also gave me somewha...

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Symax-SR0.375MG

I was wondering if this medication is used for the treatment of urinary track infection? And is it ok to take this medication if the expiration date is past. The expiration date was 2/16/05. Would this be safe to take and what would be the dangers of taking an expired Rx? ## yes you can take the med, the expiration date just indicates that the medication is loosing its potency. but alway contact your pc ## Symax is listed as containing Hyoscyamine, which is used to treat gastrointestinal problems, by slowing the action of the GI tract. It will not do anything to treat a bacterial infection, such as a UTI. Once expired, medications also tend to lose potency, and may not work as well as they did, when new, so it is best to dispose of them, and see your doctor. Typical side effects of Syma...

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How Long Will Dicyclomine Hcl Remain Usable Past Expiration Date

how long will dicyclomine hcl remaine usable past expiration date ## Once a medication has expired, it is best to just dispose of it properly. There is no information available to let you know how long it still remains viable and effective past its expiration. The available data for when it expires is just derived from data that only shows the maximum time range for which effectiveness can be guaranteed in regular storage conditions. They are not required to do further testing beyond that and, since they want to see more of any given medication, it wouldn't actually make sense for them to do so. I'm sorry that I don't have a better answer for you. However, once it is expired, it starts to lose effectiveness and should be replaced with new product. Are there any other questio...

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Viberzi false positive drug test help

I take viberzi 100 mg twice a day for IBS-D and a long list of other medications. I take opioid pain medications which are Opana ER and Oxycodone/APAP which is prescribed by a pain management doctor. When he ran a urine drug screen it showed that I had Fentanyl in my system but it did not show Opana ER in my system. I have never in my life been prescribed or used Fentynal so there is no possible way that this drug screen is accurate. I didn't take my Opana ER the day of my drug screen / my pain management doctor appointment but I took it the night before at 10:00 pm and my doctor appointment was at 10:15 am; but it wasn't until around 11:30 am when I urinated into the cup. The Opana ER is a around the clock pain medication which you take a tablet every 12 hours and I been taking...

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Scopex What is it prescribed for?

I was prescribed Scopex and Buscopan for kiney stones. The pain went away and I thought the stone disintegrated. ## Hello, Rene! How are you? Yes, as reported by the NIH, some of them do pass on their own and disintegrate, once they enter the bladder. Scopex is prescribe as an antispasmodic to help alleviate the pain stones can cause as they are passing, it also contains an analgesic for the pain. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. How long have you been symptom free? ## Hi have got a backlog of water which can't come out as there's a kidney stone there. Get very bad spasms that are very painful. Will scopex help with the spasms and bad pain. Until I can get this sorted out. ## Sorry have got this problem with my lef...

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Colospa Retard

I have been prescribed colospa retard for IBS, two tabs daily of 200 mg. Want to know more about the drug, its usage and side effects. ## This contains the active ingredient Mebeverine, which is a type of antispasmodic that is often used to treat the symptoms of IBS. Side effects may include: nausea, headache, fever and angioedema. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## my wife, aged 73 yrs has been confirmed to be an IBS patient. One doctor prescrobed to take Rifagut-200 per day, whereas the other Colospa retard-200 per day after food. My wife feels better with Rifagut-200 without side effects. I seek your advice. ## I am also being identified by doctor as IBS, I am also prescribed for Colospa Retard 2 tablets daily. I want to know the basic funtion of Colospa Retard ##...

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dicyclomine hcl

stomach pain ## Dicyclomine is used to treat intestinal hypermotility, the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, muscle spasms and cramping in the gastrointestinal tract. Side effects may include: Dry mouth, nausea and at higher doses, deliriant effects. 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. ## does the new drug benetol work the same way as bentylol. ## Once you stop taking dicyclomine How long does it take to get out system?0 ## ow long after Dicyclomine's expiration date is it still potent?

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Bentyl possibly causing bad side effects

I have been taking bentyl 10mg 4 times a day as needed and zofran 4mg 2 times a day as needed for approximately 4 to 6 months. The medications have stopped most of my stomach issues. I take approximately 12 to 14 bentyl pills a week and a zofran pill every morning with 20mg of nexium. 3 weeks ago I woke up one morning and was extremely depressed and had crazy thoughts in my head including suicide. After 2 weeks of the symptoms, I spoke with my pharmacist who stated it was the bentyl causing my issues and requested I stop taking the medicine. I stopped taking all the medication approximately 9 days ago and the symptoms have eased substantially but every once in a while they come back. I'm still getting extremely anxious and having bad thoughts but they are nowhere near as bad as they...

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Expired Hyoscyamine prescription, is it safe?

I Have Severe Ulcer Pain And have Taken Hyoscyamine Sublingual Tabs With Good Results. I have meds But The Prescription Is Expired From 2007. Is It Safe To Take Now? ## According to Harvard Medical School family health article, except in rare cases (i.e. tetracycline), there is little chance of danger due to taking medications even up to 15 years beyond their expiration date. This conclusion was based upon a study conducted at the request of the US military due to stockpiles of expensive drugs they could otherwise need to replace every few years. The conclusion was that 90% of those drugs remained effective 10 - 15 years after the expiration date. Source: health.harvard.edu/fhg/updates/update1103a.shtml But the question is whether the drug you have kept happens to be one of these drugs ...

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Duspatalin. Can duspatalin remove tummy bloating?

I am 15 years old . My tummy is bloated since 5 weeks ago. Can duspatalin tablet (mebeverine 135mg tablet) remove bloating tummy ? What are the possible causes of tummy bloating? Need urgent help ## Duspatalin is used to treat intestinal colic, biliary colic, and irritable bowel syndrome(IBS). I would go and speak with your doctor about your bloating, self medicating is never a good idea. You never know how your body will react towards certain medications. Please post back if you have any more questions. ## Actually , i consulted 2 doctors for my bloating tummy. 1) First doctor who is GI doctor says that my bloating is likely caused by IBS; so he gave me Duspatalin and Forlax. I took the medicine for 5 days ;but it was not cured 2) Then, i went to see a second doctor who is a consultant...

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sm. round blue with 795 watson on one side

Please identify. ## WATSON 795 blue pill is Dicyclomine 20 mg manufactured by Watson Labs. It is used to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome, intestinal hypermotility, muscle spasms, and cramping in the gastrointestinal tract. (NDC 0591-0795) Inactive Ingredients: - Silicon Dioxide - Starch, Corn - FD&C Blue No. 1 - Aluminum Oxide - Hypromellose 2910 (15 Mpa.s) - Starch, Corn - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato - Stearic Acid - Lactose Monohydrate I hope this helps! ## What is a round blue pill with imprint watson 795 on the same side?

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CHLORD/CLIDI CAP 5-2.5MG

CHLORD/CLIDI CAP 5-2.5MG ## My doctor prescribed librax for a stomach problem, but my insurance company substituted chlord/clidi. What is the difference? Is it generic? ## Yes, this is just the generic, so it is named for the active ingredients, the name Librax is a proprietary brand name. ## BEWARE! - CHLORD/CLIDI CAP 5-2.5MG (LIBRAX) Will show positive for Benzodiazepine (Benzos). Took one of my wife's stomach pills a day or two before a pre-employment screen and the test returned a positive for Benzos. ## did you get the job? ## I have been prescribed this medication for many years; have tried going without and had disasterious results. Now my drug prescriber has notified me that the 3 month supply is going from $71.11 to over $949.49 for 3 months. Needless to say I will no longe...

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How long does bentyl stay in your system

How long does this drug stay in your system? I was given 2 10mg pills in the e.r. They didn't work for pain, so I was then given a script for norcos. How long should i wait between pills? ## Bentyl contains the active ingredient Dicylcomine, it is used to help with intestinal spasms and cramping, for conditions such as IBS. However, it is not a narcotic and will not treat pain as a narcotic does. That means that the Norco, which contains Acetaminophen and the narcotic Hydrocodone, can be used whenever you need to use it, for the pain, as long as you don't take more of it or take it more frequently than the doctor directed. It may cause side effects, such as: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and constipation. Learn more: Are there any comments or questions? ## How long does it take ...

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Can you take Bentyl with Xanax?

I just started taking Bentyl for diarrhea, but I have been taking Xanax for anxiety. Now I'm feeling very dizzy. Should I stop Xanax? ## Hello Ern, I'll start by giving some helpful advice. Any time that you are taking prescription medication it is a good idea to contact your doctor prior to taking anything else, even if it is over the counter medication for something that may seem rather urgent. According to the cvs drug interaction checker this combination of medication may increase the sedative properties. This is a moderate drug interaction and shouldn't be cause for a great concern generally but I don't know your entire health history or medical status. Since the Xanax is the prescription medication I would suggest you don't stop taking that medication and inste...

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Bentyl side effects are horrible

I have been on Bentyl for about 6 weeks and the constipation is so bad that I have had to take laxatives. I'm seriously thinking of not taking it anymore. ## Hello, Kathy! How are you doing? Has there been any change? Constipation is not a common side effect of this medication, it is actually listed by the FDA as being a very rare one. Have you consulted your medical provider? You may need to try a different medication, this one may not be right for you. Has anyone else experienced this while taking Bentyl? ## I was on bentyl off & on for about four years now & ive been having vision issues . I went to ER for dizziness, light headness & anxiety , blurred vision & headaches . I had MRI done everything was normal but the Dr. informed me that these were serious side eff...

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What is a blue pill with 555 over 126?

Round light blue pill blank on one side and 555 on the top 126 on the bottom of the other side no score ## Hello, Todd! How are you? Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find an identification for this, yet. They seem to be old tablets that are no longer manufactured, as from other posts I've found they were said to be found in the homes of elderly deceased relatives. Thus finding an ID may be a bit difficult. However, I'll keep looking and post back, when I have information for you. Does anyone else recognize these tablets? ## I found a few of these mixed in with some 10mg Dicyclomine Capsules after my mom died. This DOES NOT constitute a definite identification because I can't find them listed anywhere else either, but at least it's a place to start.

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Bentyl and feeling hypogylcemic

I've been taking this medication, 20 mgs. 3x a day for a few weeks, and have been experiencing the feeling of low blood sugar. Anyone else? ## Hi, I have been taking Bentyl or Dicyclomine (same medicine) for 4 years I have not experienced that. I would tell your doctor. It might be too strong. It serves me well. Please tell them right away. ## Hello SLH, I'm sorry to hear that you're experiencing these issues. I did a bit of research and according to the NIH Bentyl could possibly result in the following side effects. dry mouth, blurred vision, dry eyes, confusion, agitation, increased heart rate, constipation, difficulty urinating, headache, nervousness, drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, lightheadedness, flushing, nausea, vomiting, rash, stuffy nose, and abdominal bloating If...

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light green small round pill that has 39 on one side and is blank on the other

I found a small round light green pill with 39 on one side and blank on the other, and I cannot find it online. Do you know what it is? Curious to know, as I have a 17 year old in the home. ## Hello Brenda, I was able to find a pill that matches your description, the NIH lists this pill as a hyoscyamine sulfate pill which is used to treat stomach/intestinal problems such as cramps and irritable bowel syndrome. I have listed some additional information below, all information is sourced from the NIH directly. IMPRINT 39 INGREDIENTS Hyoscyamine Sulfate 0.125 mg LABEL AUTHOR Acella LLC COLOR Green SIZE 6mm SHAPE Round NDC 42192-339 INACTIVE INGREDIENTS - D&c Yellow No. 10 - Fd&c Blue No. 1 - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Stearate - Mannitol - Starch, Corn - Stearic Acid I hope thi...

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