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You should not take this medication if you are allergic to methscopolamine, or if you have:
Before taking methscopolamine, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have:
If you have any of these conditions, you may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely use methscopolamine.
FDA pregnancy category C. This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.
It is not known whether methscopolamine passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of methscopolamine.
Methscopolamine can cause side effects that may impair your vision, thinking, or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
Cold or allergy medicine, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety can add to sleepiness caused by methscopolamine. Tell your doctor if you regularly use any of these medicines.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of methscopolamine.
Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Methscopolamine can decrease perspiration and you may be more prone to heat stroke.
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include muscle weakness or limpness, feeling restless or excited, unusual thoughts or behavior, numbness, warmth or tingling under your skin, or feeling like you might pass out.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using methscopolamine and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
Less serious side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Many drugs can interact with methscopolamine. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with methscopolamine. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Pamine, Pamine Forte, and methscopolamine
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