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Hyoscyamine Sulfate Drops
Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers
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Drug Name:

Hyoscyamine Sulfate Drops Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Hyoscyamine sulfate 0.125mg/mL; alcohol 5%; orange flavor.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Hyoscyamine Sulfate Drops:

Adjunct in peptic ulcer. Irritable bowel syndrome. Infant colic.

Adult:

1–2mL every 4 hrs or as needed; max 12mL/day.

Children:

3.4kg: 4 drops. 5kg: 5 drops. 7kg: 6 drops. 10kg: 8 drops. Older children (2 yrs–12 yrs): 0.25–1mL; max 6mL/day. All: every 4 hrs or as needed.

Contraindications:

Glaucoma. Unstable cardiovascular status in acute hemorrhage. GI or urinary tract obstruction. Paralytic ileus, intestinal atony of elderly or debilitated patients. Toxic megacolon. Severe ulcerative colitis. Myasthenia gravis.

Warnings/Precautions:

High environmental temperature. Diarrhea. Autonomic neuropathy. Impaired cardiac or renal function. Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Hyperthyroidism. Hiatal hernia with reflux esophagitis. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Antacids may inhibit absorption. Additive anticholinergic effects with other anticholinergics, amantadine, type I antiarrhythmics, antihistamines, phenothiazines, tricyclics, MAOIs.

See Also:

LEVSIN

LEVSIN/SL

Pharmacological Class:

Anticholinergic.

Adverse Reactions:

Anticholinergic effects, drowsiness.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Levsin Drops.

How Supplied:

Tabs, SL—100, 500; Drops—contact supplier

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