What is HyoMax SR?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Hyoscyamine

Hyoscyamine is an anticholinergic drug used in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders including cramp, irritable bowel syndrome, and peptic ulcers; for rigidity, tremors, excess saliva in parkinsonism; as a drying agent in acute rhinitis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bowel irritability 2 1
Acid reflux 1 0
Fibromyalgia 1 0
Irritable bowel syndrome 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with HyoMax SR

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking HyoMax SR

Dosage Patients
1.125 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking HyoMax SR

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking HyoMax SR


Currently taking HyoMax SR

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking HyoMax SR

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for HyoMax SR

Feb 1, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 0.375 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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