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Methscopolamine Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to methscopolamine: oral tablet

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking methscopolamine: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using methscopolamine and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • diarrhea;

  • fast or pounding heartbeats;

  • urinating less than usual or not at all.

Less serious side effects of methscopolamine may include:

  • drowsiness;

  • sleep problems (insomnia);

  • blurred vision, increased sensitivity to light;

  • headache, dizziness, confusion;

  • dry mouth, decreased sense of taste;

  • nausea, vomiting, bloating, constipation;

  • impotence, loss of interest in sex, or trouble having an orgasm;

  • decreased sweating; or

  • mild itching or skin rash.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect.

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to methscopolamine: oral tablet

Cardiovascular

Cardiovascular side effects have included tachycardia and palpitations.[Ref]

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity side effects have included drug idiosyncrasies and anaphylaxis.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache, nervousness, mental confusion, drowsiness, and dizziness.[Ref]

Ocular

Ocular side effects have included blurred vision, dilation of pupil, cycloplegia, and increased ocular tension.[Ref]

Renal

Renal side effects have included urinary hesitancy and urinary retention.[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included xerostomia, nausea, vomiting, constipation, and bloating.[Ref]

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included decreased sweating, urticaria, and other dermal manifestations.[Ref]

Endocrine

Endocrine side effects have included suppression of lactation.[Ref]

Genitourinary

Genitourinary side effects have included impotence.[Ref]

Other

Other side effects have included weakness, insomnia, and loss of taste.[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Pamine Forte (methscopolamine)." Bradley Pharmaceuticals Inc, Fairfield, NJ.

Not all side effects for methscopolamine may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

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