hyoscyamine, methenamine, methylene blue, and phenyl salicylate (cont.)
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- What is hyoscyamine, methenamine, methylene blue, and phenyl salicylate (Darpaz, Hyophen, Phosphasal, Prosed/DS, Urelle, Uribel, Uro Blue, Ustell, Uta, UTICAP, Utira, Utira-C)?
- What are the possible side effects of hyoscyamine, methenamine, methylene blue, and phenyl salicylate?
- What is the most important information I should know about this medication?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking this medication?
- How should I take this medication?
- What happens if I miss a dose?
- What happens if I overdose?
- What should I avoid while taking this medication?
- What other drugs will affect hyoscyamine, methenamine, methylene blue, and phenyl salicylate?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking this medication?
Avoid taking an antacid or anti-diarrhea medicine within 1 hour before or after you take hyoscyamine, methenamine, methylene blue, and phenyl salicylate. Antacids or anti-diarrhea medicine can make it harder for your body to absorb hyoscyamine.
If you also take ketoconazole (Nizoral), wait at least 2 hours after taking it before you take hyoscyamine, methenamine, methylene blue, and phenyl salicylate.
What other drugs will affect hyoscyamine, methenamine, methylene blue, and phenyl salicylate?
Many drugs can interact with this medicine. Not all possible interactions are listed here. Also, hyoscyamine can make it harder for your body to absorb other medications you take by mouth. Tell your doctor about all your medications and any you start or stop using, especially:
- neostigmine, pyridostigmine;
- bladder or urinary medicines such as darifenacin, fesoterodine, oxybutynin, tolterodine, solifenacin;
- bronchodilators such as ipratropium or tiotropium;
- cold or allergy medicine that contains an antihistamine;
- a diuretic or "water pill";
- an MAO inhibitor--furazolidone, isocarboxazid, linezolid, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine;
- medication to treat excess stomach acid, stomach ulcer, motion sickness, or irritable bowel syndrome;
- medication to treat gout, kidney stones, or an electrolyte imbalance (such as low levels of potassium);
- medication to treat symptoms of Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's disease;
- narcotic pain or cough medication--codeine, fentanyl, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, methadone, morphine, oxycodone, propoxyphene, and others; or
- sulfa drugs.
This list is not complete and many other drugs can interact with hyoscyamine, methenamine, methylene blue, and phenyl salicylate. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Give a list of all your medicines to any healthcare provider who treats you.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about hyoscyamine, methenamine, methylene blue, and phenyl salicylate.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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