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What is hyoscyamine?

Hyoscyamine is no longer available in the United States.

Hyoscyamine is a prescription medication known as an anticholinergic agent, which can reduce secretions from numerous organs or glands in the body. This medication treats a variety of disorders, including muscle spasms; muscle tremors or rigidity, especially in the bladder and digestive tract; numerous stomach and intestinal disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome and peptic ulcer; excess stomach acid; some symptoms of Parkinson's disease; and excess salivation, sweating or runny nose.

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