HYOSCYAMINE DROPS - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Colidrops, Gastrosed, Hyco, Hyosyne, Levsin, Spacol I.D., Spasdel
Phonetic Pronunciation: (hi-oh-SYE-uh-meen)
Information last revised May 2010
What does HYOSCYAMINE DROPS -ORAL look like?
hyoscyamine 0.125 mg/mL Oral Drops
Hyosyne 0.125 mg/mL Oral Drops
Hyoscyamine is used to treat a variety of stomach/intestinal problems such as cramps, infant colic, and irritable bowel syndrome. It is also used to treat other conditions such as bladder and bowel control problems, cramping pain caused by kidney stones and gallstones, and Parkinson's disease. In addition, it is used to decrease side effects of certain medications (drugs used to treat myasthenia gravis) and insecticides. This medication works by decreasing acid production in the stomach, slowing down the natural movements of the gut, and relaxing muscles in many organs (e.g., stomach, intestines, bladder, kidney, gallbladder). Hyoscyamine also lessens the amount of certain body fluids (e.g., saliva, sweat). This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics/antispasmodics.
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