Hyoscyamine, Atropine, Scopolamine, and Phenobarbital
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Hyoscyamine, Atropine, Scopolamine, and Phenobarbital?

(hye oh SYE a meen, A troe peen, skoe POL a meen, & fee noe BAR bi tal)

• This medicine is used to slow the speed through the stomach and gastrointestinal tract.

• This medicine is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome.

• This medicine is used to treat muscle spasms of the gastrointestinal tract, gallbladder system, or urinary system.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• This medicine may be habit-forming with long-term use.

• If you have been taking this medicine for several weeks, talk with healthcare provider before stopping. You may want to gradually withdraw this medicine.

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have a history of drug or alcohol addiction, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor) or other medicines and...

 
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