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Medications for Endoscopy or Radiology Premedication

About Endoscopy or Radiology Premedication:  Administration of a drug prior to Endoscopy or Radiology.

Drugs Used for Endoscopy or Radiology Premedication

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Activity
diazepam D 4 X 2 reviews
8.5

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Brand names:  Valium, Diazepam Intensol

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Valium D 4 X 1 review
10

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

hyoscyamine C N X Add review
0.0

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Brand names:  Anaspaz, HyoMax SR, Levsin SL, HyoMax, Levsin, Hyosyne, Levbid, Colidrops, Ed-Spaz, HyoMax DT, HyoMax SL, Oscimin, Symax Duotab, Symax SL, Symax SR, HyoMax FT …show all

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

simethicone N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Brand names:  Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas, Mylicon, Phazyme, Maalox Anti-Gas, Baby Gasz, Mylanta Gas, Anti-Gas Ultra Strength, Equalize Gas Relief Drops, Gas Aide, Gas Free Extra Strength, Genasyme, Little Tummys, Mi-Acid Gas Relief …show all

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

Diazepam Intensol D 4 X Add review
0.0

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Anaspaz C N X Add review
0.0

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

HyoMax SR C N X Add review
0.0

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Levsin SL C N X Add review
0.0

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Isovue-370 B N Add review
0.0

Generic name: iopamidol systemic

Drug class: non-ionic iodinated contrast media

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

HyoMax C N X Add review
0.0

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Mylicon N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Levsin C N X Add review
0.0

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Hyosyne C N X Add review
0.0

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Isovue-300 B N Add review
0.0

Generic name: iopamidol systemic

Drug class: non-ionic iodinated contrast media

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Phazyme N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Levbid C N X Add review
0.0

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Maalox Anti-Gas N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Baby Gasz N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

iopamidol B N Add review
0.0

Generic name: iopamidol systemic

Brand names:  Isovue-370, Isovue-300, Isovue-200, Isovue-M-200, Isovue-M-300, Isovue-250 …show all

Drug class: non-ionic iodinated contrast media

For consumers: dosage, interactions,

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Mylanta Gas N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Anti-Gas Ultra Strength N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Colidrops C N X Add review
0.0

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Ed-Spaz C N X Add review
0.0

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Equalize Gas Relief Drops N N Add review
0.0

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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