hyoscyamine


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hyoscyamine

[‚hī·ə′sī·ə‚mēn]
(organic chemistry)
C17H23O3N A white, crystalline alkaloid isolated from henbane, belladonna, and other plants of the family Solanaceae, which is freely soluble in alcohol and dilute acids; used in medicine as an anticholinergic.
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stramonium, Shows the positive effect of this plant on the increase of the resistance of the soil, it can affect the germination of the seeds and so delay it, or the development of the plants is inhibited [31, 4] The alkaloids present in Datura such as Tropanes including scopolamine and hyoscyamine were present in soil extract, both are at equal concentrations [34].
Although the active ingredients in Nitroglycerin and Hyoscyamine ER had been present in many products on the market, in the late 1990s the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took measures that made the drugs ineligible for reimbursement by government health care programmes.
Distribution of hyoscyamine and scopolamine in Datura stramonium.
Also containing hyoscyamine, the leaves were used to relieve pain.
The three most commonly used anticholinergic medications to treat the death rattle in the dying patient are hyoscine hydrobromide (Scopolamine[R]), hyoscyamine sulfate (Levsin[R]), and glycopyrrolate (Robinul[R]) (see Table 2).
Treatments for diarrhea-predominant IBS include dicyclomine and hyoscyamine, and if the diarrhea is accompanied by prominent pain, tricyclic antidepressants may be helpful.
Interventions for cancer-related Dyspnea Recommended for Practice Immediate-release oral or parenteral opioids Likely to Be Effective If the patient has weeks, months, or years to live * Temporary ventilator support * Oxygen therapy * Benzodiazepines for anxiety If the patient is dying Scopolamine, hyoscyamine, or atropine to reduce secretions * Oxygen therapy * Sedation as needed Discontinue fluid support and consider low-dose diuretics Effectiveness Not Established Pharmacologic * Extended-release morphine * Midazolam plus morphine * Nebulized fentanyl, furosemide, lignocaine, or opioids * Supplemental oxygen Nonpharmacologic * Acupuncture * Cognitive-behavioral approach Note.
0 (a) Camylofin, trimebutine, papaverine, isometheptene, alverine, hyoscyamine, belladonna alkaloids.
The alkaloids in mandrake are hyoscyamine C17H 23O3N (scopoletin 2500-3500 ppm), hyoscine C17H 21O4N (scopolamine 30-50 ppm), atropine [C.
Antispasmodic and Hyoscyamine (Levsin, Levbid) Dry mouth, blurred
Anticholinergic medications like dicyclomine and hyoscyamine have been used for their antispasmodic properties (Cunningham & Banez, 2006), but have also not been studied in children (Huertas-Ceballos et al.