hyoscine


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hyoscine

(hī`ōsēn, –sĭn): see scopolaminescopolamine
or hyoscine
, alkaloid drug obtained from plants of the nightshade family (Solanaceae), chiefly from henbane, Hyoscyamus niger. Structurally similar to the nerve substance acetylcholine, scopolamine acts by interfering with the transmission of nerve
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001) and the use of hyoscine was associated with a 30% increase (P less than .
Hyoscine affects memory and central respiratory depression in high doses during anesthesia.
He thought hyoscine was just the right drug for the ultimate sedation of his wife.
Allergic contact dermatitis caused by transdermal hyoscine.
Interactions with hyoscine, morphine (reversible by naloxone), diphenhydramine, promethazine, substance P, noradre-naline, phenylephrine, eicosanoid derivatives and non-competitive antagonisms to acetylcholine and histamine were observed.
They can cause drowsiness For more serious travel sickness a doctor may prescribe patches containing hyoscine (an anti-nausea drug).
In January 1910 Crippen purchased five grains of crystals of the poison hyoscine from a local chemist in Oxford Street.
The Daturas produce copious alkaloids, chief among them are the belladonna alkaloids atropine, hyoscine (scopolamine) and hyoscyamine.
Australian William McBride, founder and director of Foundation 41, a private research organization, faces allegations of fraud regarding research on the anticholinergic drug hyoscine.
As it can be observed, the highest and the lowest hyoscine content (0.
The patient was treated with activated charcoal, approximately 2 hours after ingesting the HAART overdose; metaclopramide for nausea and vomiting and hyoscine butylbromide for abdominal cramps were administered intravenously.
Motion sickness medications all seem to require some degree of caution since other commonly available remedies such as cinnarizine (Stugeron) and hyoscine hydrobromide (Kwells) list similar side effects and all are obviously contra-indicated where there is a risk of narrow angle glaucoma.