Levbid (Hyoscyamine Sulfate)

Levbid (Hyoscyamine Sulfate)

General Information

Levbid (Hyoscyamine Sulfate) is indicated to treat a variety of stomach or intestinal problems;

  • Cramps
  • 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 Levbid (Hyoscyamine Sulfate) work?

Levbid (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 Levbid (Hyoscyamine Sulfate)?

Levbid contains an active ingredient of Hyoscyamine Sulfate. It belongs to the class of medications called anticholinergics or antispasmodics. This medicine comes as an extended-release tablet that contains 0.375 of Hyoscyamine Sulfate. It is in a formulation designed for oral use. This was already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

How to use Levbid (Hyoscyamine Sulfate)?

Levbid (Hyoscyamine Sulfate) is to be taken by mouth usually every 12 hours. Swallow the extended-release tablet as a whole. Do not break or chew it. You may take it with or without food. Remember to take it at the same and in the same way.

The recommended dosage is based on your medical condition or response.  Do not take it more often or increase your dosage without consulting. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this medication. Let your doctor know if your condition persists or worsen.

What are the side-effects of Levbid (Hyoscyamine Sulfate)?

Common side effects:

  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Feeling nervous
  • Sleep problems or insomnia
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Heartburn
  • Bloating
  • Changes in taste
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Decreased sweating
  • Problems with urination

Warnings and Precautions

  • Call for medical help right away if there are signs of an allergic reaction.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any medical history or current medication.
  • This prescription may have an inactive ingredient that causes an allergic reaction. Tell your doctor if you have any allergies.
  • You should not share this or any of your prescription with others.
  • Do not use this past the expiration date.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding women, consult your doctor first.
  • Keep this at a dry and clean place to avoid some contaminations.