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Medications for 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 Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
diazepam 8.5 2 reviews
Rx D 4 X

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Brand names:  Valium, Diazepam Intensol

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Valium 10 1 review
Rx D 4 X

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

hyoscyamine Rate Add review
Rx C N X

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

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

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

simethicone Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: simethicone systemic

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

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

Diazepam Intensol Rate Add review
Rx D 4 X

Generic name: diazepam systemic

Drug class: benzodiazepines, benzodiazepine anticonvulsants

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Anaspaz Rate Add review
Rx C N X

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

HyoMax SR Rate Add review
Rx C N X

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

iopamidol Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: iopamidol systemic

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

Drug class: non-ionic iodinated contrast media

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Isovue-370 Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: iopamidol systemic

Drug class: non-ionic iodinated contrast media

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Levsin SL Rate Add review
Rx C N X

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Mylicon Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

HyoMax Rate Add review
Rx C N X

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Levsin Rate Add review
Rx C N X

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Phazyme Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Hyosyne Rate Add review
Rx C N X

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Isovue-300 Rate Add review
Rx B N

Generic name: iopamidol systemic

Drug class: non-ionic iodinated contrast media

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Levbid Rate Add review
Rx C N X

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Maalox Anti-Gas Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Baby Gasz Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Colidrops Rate Add review
Rx C N X

Generic name: hyoscyamine systemic

Drug class: anticholinergics/antispasmodics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Gas Aide Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Genasyme Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Little Tummys Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

Mylanta Gas Rate Add review
Rx/OTC N N

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
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.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
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
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
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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