Ascher, B.F & Company | Anaspaz (Medication)
Anaspaz/Hyoscyamine produces many effects in the body, including relief from muscle spasms. Anaspaz/hyoscyamine also reduces the fluid secretions of many organs and glands in the body, such as the stomach, pancreas, lungs, saliva glands, sweat glands, and nasal passages.
Anaspaz is used to treat many different stomach and intestinal disorders, including peptic ulcer and irritable bowel syndrome. It is also used to control muscle spasms in the bladder, kidneys, or digestive tract, and to reduce stomach acid. Anaspaz is sometimes used to reduce tremors and rigid muscles in people with symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
Anaspaz is also used as a drying agent to control excessive salivation, runny nose, or excessive sweating. ...
Anaspaz side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible.
Anaspaz side effects may include allergic reactions, bloating, blurred vision, confusion, constipation, decreased sweating, dilated pupils, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, excitement, headache, hives impotence, inability to urinate insomnia, itching, heart palpitations, lack of coordination loss of sense of taste, nausea, nervousness, rapid heartbeat, skin reactions, speech problems, vomiting, and weakness. ...
Be careful using Anaspaz if you have an overactive thyroid gland, heart disease, congestive heart failure, irregular heartbeats, high blood pressure, or kidney disease.
Because Anaspaz may make you dizzy or drowsy, or blur your vision, do not drive, operate other machinery, or do any other hazardous work while taking this medication.
While you are taking Anaspaz, you may experience confusion, disorientation, short-term memory loss, hallucinations, difficulty speaking, lack of coordination, coma, an exaggerated sense of well-being, decreased anxiety, fatigue, sleeplessness and agitation. These symptoms should disappear 12 to 48 hours after you stop taking the drug.
During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...