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General Information on Belladonna Alkaloid Combinations and Phenobarbital

Generic Name : Belladonna Alkaloid Combinations and Phenobarbital

Pronunciation : bell a don' a- fee noe bar' bi tal

Latest prescription information about Belladonna Alkaloid Combinations and Phenobarbital. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y55.1 | Therapeutic Classification : Antispasmodics / Gi Motility

Trade Names/Brand Names of Belladonna Alkaloid Combinations and Phenobarbital

International- Donnatal and Hyosophen.

Why is Belladonna Alkaloid Combinations and Phenobarbital Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an anticholinergic and barbiturate combination, prescribed for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and intestinal inflammation. 

When should Belladonna Alkaloid Combinations and Phenobarbital not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with increased eye pressure, gastrointestinal obstruction, urinary obstruction, heart problem with severe bleeding, muscle problem, alcohol abuse, history of excitement after taking phenobarbital drugs and hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Belladonna Alkaloid Combinations and Phenobarbital?

Dose is based on patient’s condition.
The recommended dose is one tablet every twelve (12) hours.

How should Belladonna Alkaloid Combinations and Phenobarbital be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, 30 minutes before meals and at bedtime.

What are the warnings and precautions for Belladonna Alkaloid Combinations and Phenobarbital?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of nerve problems, prostate problems, heart problems, hernia, diarrhea, fever, kidney or liver problems, gallbladder problems, breathing problems, overactive thyroid, high blood pressure, difficulty in urinating, ulcer, depression, suicidal thoughts, shock, alcohol addiction, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Avoid alcohol consumption.

What are the side effects of Belladonna Alkaloid Combinations and Phenobarbital?

•   Gastrointestinal : Dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, constipation and abdominal bloating.
•   Heart : Fast heart rate and palpitations.
•   Central Nervous System : Headache, dizziness, sleeplessness, excitement, agitation, drowsiness, nervousness and weakness.
•   Eye and ENT : Increased eye pressure, blurred vision, dilation of the pupils and loss of taste.
•   Genitourinary : Impotence, suppression of lactation, urinary hesitancy and retention.
•   Miscellaneous Musculoskeletal pain, severe allergic reactions including anaphylaxis, hives and other skin manifestations and decreased sweating.

What are the other precautions for Belladonna Alkaloid Combinations and Phenobarbital?

Avoid becoming over heated; otherwise it may lead to heatstroke.
It may cause photosensitivity; wear sunglasses.

What are the storage conditions of Belladonna Alkaloid Combinations and Phenobarbital?

Store it at 20-25°C.

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