Levsin/sl Generic Name & Formulations
Hyoscyamine sulfate 0.125mg; sublingual scored tabs; peppermint flavor; dye-free.
Tabs, SL—100, 500; Drops—contact supplier
Adjunct in peptic ulcer. Irritable bowel syndrome. Infant colic.
Levsin/sl Dosage and Administration
1–2 tabs sublingually, swallowed, or chewed every 4 hrs or as needed; max 12 tabs/day.
<2yrs: not recommended. ≥2yrs: ½ –1 tab sublingually, swallowed, or chewed every 4 hrs or as needed; max 6 tabs/day.
Glaucoma. Unstable cardiovascular status in acute hemorrhage. GI or urinary tract obstruction. Paralytic ileus, intestinal atony of elderly or debilitated patients. Toxic megacolon. Severe ulcerative colitis. Myasthenia gravis.
Levsin/sl Boxed Warnings
High environmental temperature. Diarrhea. Autonomic neuropathy. Impaired cardiac or renal function. Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Hyperthyroidism. Hiatal hernia with reflux esophagitis. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
Antacids may inhibit absorption. Additive anticholinergic effects with other anticholinergics, amantadine, type I antiarrhythmics, antihistamines, phenothiazines, tricyclics, MAOIs.
Levsin/sl Adverse Reactions
Anticholinergic effects, drowsiness.
Levsin/sl Clinical Trials
Formerly known under the brand name Levsin Drops.
Levsin/sl Patient Counseling