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Ib-Stat
Hyoscyamine-Oral


Hyoscyamine is used to treat a variety of stomach and intestinal tract disorders such as peptic ulcers, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis, colitis, or pancreatitis. It is also used to control bed-wetting and frequent urination, prevent motion sickness, treat alcohol withdrawal symptoms, Parkinson s disease or poisonings due to certain insecticides and plants.

 
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ib-Stat

Uses
Hyoscyamine is used to treat a variety of stomach and intestinal tract disorders such as peptic ulcers, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis, colitis, or pancreatitis. It is also used to control bed-wetting and frequent urination, prevent motion sickness, treat alcohol withdrawal symptoms, Parkinson s disease or poisonings due to certain insecticides and plants.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include unusually dry mouth; excessive thirst; nausea; vomiting; difficulty breathing; blurred vision; dilated pupils; flushed, hot, dry skin; muscle weakness; unusual dizziness or drowsiness; restlessness; disorientation; and seizures.

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How To Use
  • Take Ib-Stat 30 to 60 minutes before meals.
  • Take Ib-Stat as prescribed.
  • Do not increase the dose or take it more frequently without consulting your doctor.
  • Antacids interfere with the absorption of hyoscyamine.
  • If you use antacids, take them one hour after taking hyoscyamine.
  • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Ib-Stat unless your doctor directs you otherwise.

Side Effects
  • Ib-Stat may cause flushing of the face, problems sleeping, headache, blurred vision, drowsiness, increased sensitivity to light, constipation, dry mouth, reduced sweating or thirst.
  • If these symptoms persist or become severe, inform your doctor.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop: confusion, tremors, fast/irregular heartbeat, difficulty urinating.
  • In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to Ib-Stat, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: heart problems, glaucoma, stomach/abdominal/intestinal problems, prostate or urinary problems, contact lens wear, any allergies.
  • Contact lens wearers may need to use appropriate lubricating solutions if Ib-Stat causes dry eyes.
  • Because Ib-Stat may cause drowsiness, use caution when driving or performing tasks requiring alertness.
  • Ib-Stat can reduce sweating, leading to heatstroke in hot weather.
  • Avoid strenuous activity in hot weather Elderly patients should use Ib-Stat with caution because they may be more sensitive to its effects.
  • Children should use Ib-Stat with caution because they may be more sensitive to its effects.
  • Hyoscyamine should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Ib-Stat may be excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all the medicines you may use (both prescription and nonprescription), especially of: antacids, digoxin, psychiatric drugs (e.g., phenothiazines such as chlorpromazine, and butyrophenones such as haloperidol), ketoconazole or itraconazole, potassium supplements, drugs for Parkinson s disease, certain heart medicines (e.g., disopyramide, procainamide, quinidine), tricyclic antidepressants (e.g., amitriptyline), amantadine, MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, linezolid, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, selegiline), other anticholinergics (e.g., atropine).
  • Also report use of drowsiness-causing drugs, including: sleep medications, tranquilizers, sedatives, narcotic pain relievers (e.g., codeine), muscle relaxants.
  • Antihistamines are found in many nonprescription and prescription medications.
  • Check your medication labels carefully, and ask your pharmacist about the safe use of these products.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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