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Altapan may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Altapan may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Altapan is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not ha... View More
Altapan may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Altapan should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Altapan may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Altapan should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Altapan may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Altapan is used in the treatment of pain due to smooth muscle spasm. It relieves cramps in the stomach, intestine, bladder, and ureter. It also be used ... View More
Uses of Altapan
- Pain due to smooth muscle spasm
Side effects of Altapan
- Blurred vision
- Increased heart rate
- Dryness in mouth
- Dilatation of pupil
How to use Altapan
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Altapan works
Altapan is an anticholinergic medication. It works by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spas... View More
What if you forget to take Altapan?
If you miss a dose of Altapan, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
- Do not take hyoscine if you are allergic to hyoscine or any of the other ingredient of the tablet or solution.
- Do not drive or operate machinery immediately after taking hyoscine as it may cause drowsiness.
- Consult your doctor before taking hyoscine, if you have a history of heart problems like heart failure or fast heart rate; an overactive thyroid; fever,... View More
Gastrointestinal tract spasm, Abdominal pain, Genitourinary spasm
Oral Gastrointestinal tract spasm; Genitourinary spasm Adult: 20 mg 4 times daily. Parenteral Gastrointestinal tract spasm; Genitourinary spasm A... View More
Oral Gastrointestinal tract spasm; Genitourinary spasm Child: 6-12 yr: 10 mg tid.
Narrow-angle glaucoma, acute haemorrhage, paralytic ileus, tachycardia due to cardiac insufficiency, myasthenia gravis.
Mode of Action
Hyoscine competitively blocks muscarinic receptors and has central and peripheral actions. It relaxes smooth muscle and reduces gastric and intestinal m... View More
Hepatic/renal disease, pyloric stenosis, urinary retention, prostatic hyperplasia, psychosis, seizure disorders, ulcerative colitis, coronary artery dis... View More
Flushing, postural hypotension, tachycardia, fibrillation. Rarely psychotic reactions. Dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, headache, memory loss. Dry skin, ... View More
Additive sedative effects with alcohol or other CNS depressants. Reduced effects with acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (donepezil, galantamine, rivastigm... View More
Alternative brand for Altapan
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More