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Medications for Endoscopy or Radiology Premedication

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

Medications to treat 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 Popularity
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

 
diazepam D 4 X 2 reviews
6.0

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Brand names:  Valium, Diazepam Intensol, Diastat, Diastat AcuDial, Diastat Pediatric

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
hyoscyamine C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Brand names:  Anaspaz, HyoMax SR, HyoMax, Levsin SL, Cystospaz, Levsin, Hyosyne, Levbid, IB-Stat, NuLev, Symax SL, Colidrops, Hyospaz, Levsinex SR, Oscimin, Symax Duotab, Symax SR, A-Spaz, Ed-Spaz, HyoMax DT, HyoMax FT, HyoMax SL, Symax FasTab

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Diazepam Intensol D 4 X Add review Rate

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Anaspaz C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Diastat D 4 X Add review Rate

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
simethicone N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

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

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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

 
Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
HyoMax SR C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
HyoMax C N X Add review Rate

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 Rate

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Isovue-370 B N Add review Rate

Generic name: iopamidol systemic

Drug class: non-ionic iodinated contrast media

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
Diastat AcuDial D 4 X Add review Rate

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Mylicon N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Cystospaz C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Isovue-300 B N Add review Rate

Generic name: iopamidol systemic

Drug class: non-ionic iodinated contrast media

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Levsin C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Hyosyne C N X Add review Rate

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Diastat Pediatric D 4 X Add review Rate

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Levbid C N X Add review Rate

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 Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Phazyme N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Mylanta Gas N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Ovol N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Baby Gasz N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
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 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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