Levsin

Active Ingredient(s): Hyoscyamine
Category: Irritable Bowel Syndrome



Levsin Overview

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. Brand names for hyoscyamine include Symax, HyoMax...

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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...

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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.

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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.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hyoscyamine
  • 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.

NDC Database Records for Levsin: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0037-9001 Levsin .5 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Meda Pharmaceuticals
  • 68220-111 Levsin .5 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Alaven Pharmaceutical LLC
  • 68220-112 Levsin 0.125 mg Oral Tablet by Alaven Pharmaceutical LLC
  • 68220-113 Levsin 0.125 mg Sublingual Tablet by Alaven Pharmaceutical LLC

Other drugs which contain Hyoscyamine or a similar ingredient: (36 results)

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