Oscimin (Hyoscyamine Sublingual Tablets)
Generic Name: Hyoscyamine Sublingual Tablets (HYE oh SYE a meen)
Brand Name: A-Spaz, Levsin/SL, Oscimin
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 22, 2019.
Uses of Oscimin:
- It is used to slow the speed in the stomach and GI (gastrointestinal) tract.
- It is used to treat diarrhea.
- It is used to treat GI (gastrointestinal) ulcers.
- It is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome.
- It is used to treat muscle spasms of the GI (gastrointestinal) tract, gallbladder system, or urinary system.
- It is used to treat a runny nose.
- It is used to treat Parkinson's disease.
- It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Oscimin?
- If you have an allergy to hyoscyamine or any other part of Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets).
- If you have any of these health problems: Bowel block, bleeding problems, diarrhea, enlarged colon, glaucoma, heart problems, myasthenia gravis, slow-moving GI (gastrointestinal) tract, a swallowing tube (esophagus) that is not normal, ulcerative colitis, or trouble passing urine.
- If you are breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed.
This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets).
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Oscimin?
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets). This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert or have clear eyesight until you see how Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets) affects you.
- Talk with your doctor before you drink alcohol or use other drugs and natural products that slow your actions.
- Be careful in hot weather or while being active. Drink lots of fluids to stop fluid loss.
- Good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help with dry mouth. See a dentist often.
- If you are 65 or older, use Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets) with care. You could have more side effects.
- Different brands of Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets) may be for use in different ages of children. Talk with the doctor before giving Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets) to a child.
- Use with care in children. Talk with the doctor.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets) while you are pregnant.
How is this medicine (Oscimin) best taken?
Use Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
- Take 30 to 60 minutes before meals.
- Do not take antacids at the same time as Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets). Ask your doctor if you have a question about how to take antacids with Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets).
- Place tablet under the tongue and let dissolve.
- Some tablets may also be chewed or swallowed whole. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about how to take Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets).
What do I do if I miss a dose?
- If you take Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets) on a regular basis, take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
- Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- Many times Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets) is used on an as needed basis. Do not use more often than told by the doctor.
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
- Very bad dizziness or passing out.
- Severe diarrhea.
- Feeling confused.
- Mood changes.
- Change in how you act.
- Hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not there).
- Memory problems or loss.
- Not able to sleep.
- Change in speech.
- Change in balance.
- Change in eyesight, eye pain, or very bad eye irritation.
- Very nervous and excitable.
- Trouble passing urine.
- Not sweating during activities or in warm temperatures.
- A fast heartbeat.
- A heartbeat that does not feel normal.
- Not able to get or keep an erection.
What are some other side effects of Oscimin?
- Feeling sleepy.
- Blurred eyesight.
- Dry mouth.
- Dry eyes.
- Upset stomach or throwing up.
- Stomach pain.
- Change in taste.
- Feeling nervous and excitable.
- Feeling tired or weak.
- Feeling full.
If OVERDOSE is suspected:
How do I store and/or throw out Oscimin?
- Store at room temperature.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- Protect from light.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
Consumer information use
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about Oscimin (hyoscyamine sublingual tablets), please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
More about Oscimin (hyoscyamine)
- Side Effects
- During Pregnancy
- Dosage Information
- Imprints, Shape & Color Data
- Drug Interactions
- Pricing & Coupons
- Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics
- FDA Alerts (1)