What is Levsin SL?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Hyoscyamine

Levsin SL is a sublingual preparation for hyoscyamine, 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 6 0
Abdominal pain 4 2
Irritable bowel syndrome 3 0
Abdominal cramps 2 1
Increase effect of another treatment 1 0

  • 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 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Levsin SL

Side effect Patients
Dry mouth 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Levsin SL

Dosage Patients
0.125mg as needed 2

Why patients stopped taking Levsin SL

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Levsin SL

Duration

Currently taking Levsin SL

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2

Stopped taking Levsin SL

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Levsin SL.