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anticholinergics-antispasmodics-oral

GENERIC NAME: ANTICHOLINERGICS/ANTISPASMODICS - ORAL

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USES: This medication slows the activity of the stomach and intestinal tract, thus relieving cramping and reducing acid secretion. It is used in the treatment of peptic ulcers.

HOW TO USE: This medication is usually taken 30 to 60 minutes before meals and at bedtime. Take this medication exactly as prescribed. Do not increase the dose or take it more frequently without consulting your doctor. Drink plenty of fluids while using this medication unless your doctor directs you otherwise.

SIDE EFFECTS: This medication may cause flushing of the face, problems sleeping, headache, blurred vision, drowsiness, increased sensitivity to light, constipation, dry mouth, decreased sweating or thirst. If any of these symptoms persist or worsen, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you develop: confusion, tremors, rapid/irregular heartbeat, difficulty urinating. In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, 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.




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