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Levsin is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in conjunction with other drugs. Levsin is also known by its drug name, Hyoscyamine.

Levsin is an anticholinergic drug and an antispasmodic. It is believed that Levsin works by blocking the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in the nervous system and preventing the movement of smooth muscle in the gastrointestinal tract.

How do I take it?
Levsin is generally taken once every four hours as needed.

Levsin is available in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Levsin lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, drowsiness, trouble sleeping, nervousness, blurred vision, nausea, urinary problems, sexual difficulty, decreased sweating, and dry, flushed skin.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Levsin include psychosis and heat prostration.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Levsin – RxList:

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