Levsin (Hyoscyamine Sulfate) is indicated to treat a variety of stomach or intestinal problems;
- Irritable bowel syndrome
It may also be used to treat other conditions such as cramping pain or bladder and bowel control problems. It may be caused by kidney stones, Parkinson’s disease, or gallstones. In addition, this drug is used to lessen the side effects of certain medications and insecticides. The drugs are used to treat myasthenia gravis.
How does Levsin (Hyoscyamine Sulfate) work?
Levsin (Hyoscyamine Sulfate) works by decreasing acid production in the stomach. It is by slowing down the natural movements of the gut. It also relaxes the muscles in many organs such as bladder, intestines, stomach, and kidney. This drug lessens the number of certain body fluids like sweat and saliva.
Why use Levsin (Hyoscyamine Sulfate)?
Levsin (Hyoscyamine Sulfate) belongs to the class of medications called anticholinergics or antispasmodics. It contains an active ingredient of Hyoscyamine Sulfate. It also has 0.125 mg of Hyoscyamine Sulfate formulated for oral use. This product comes as a tablet. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already approved this medication.
How to use Levsin (Hyoscyamine Sulfate)?
The recommended dosage is based on your medical condition, weight, and response. It is important to take each dose exactly as it is prescribed.
This prescription is to be taken by mouth with a full glass of water. It is usually taken 30 to 60 minutes before meals or as directed by your doctor. Swallow the drug as a whole. Do not break or chew it. After taking the medicine, wash your hands properly. Remember to take it in the same way and at the same time every day. Let your doctor know if your condition persists or worsens.
What are the side-effects of Levsin (Hyoscyamine Sulfate)?
- Blurred vision
- Dry mouth
- Trouble sleeping
- Problems with urination
- Changes in taste
- Loss of interest in sex
- Dry skin
- Decreased sweating
Warnings and Precautions
- Let your doctor know if you are taking another medication (vitamins or herbal products).
- If there is a sign of an overdose, call your doctor right away.
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding women, consult your doctor first.
- Inform your doctor if you have any medical history.
- This drug should not be used to treat another medical condition.
- Do not twice the prescribed dosage. It may cause another complication.
- Keep this at a dry and clean place away from heat or moisture.