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Brand & Generic Names


Basic Information

  • Habit forming? Yes
  • Prescription needed? Yes
  • Available as generic? No
  • Drug class: Digestant, sedative, anticholinergic


  • Replaces deficient digestive enzymes.
  • Sometimes used to relieve indigestion.

Dosage & Usage Information

How to take:
Tablet--Swallow with liquid or food to lessen stomach irritation. If you can't swallow whole, crumble tablet and take with food or liquid.

When to take:
With or after meals.

If you forget a dose:
Skip it and resume schedule. Don't double dose.

What drug does:
Blocks nerve impulses at parasympathetic nerve endings, preventing smooth muscle contraction and gland secretions.

Time lapse before drug works:
30 to 60 minutes.

Don't take with:
Any medicine that will decrease mental alertness or reflexes, such as alcohol, other mind-altering drugs, cough/cold medicines, antihistamines, allergy medicine, sedatives, tranquilizers (sleeping pills or "downers") barbiturates, seizure medicine, narcotics, other prescription medicine for pain, muscle relaxants, anesthetics.
See Interaction Section and consult doctor.


Hallucinations, excitement, breathing difficulty, irregular heartbeat (too fast or too slow), fainting, collapse, coma.


  • Dial 911 (emergency) or O (operator) for an ambulance or medical help. Then give first aid immediately.
  • See EMERGENCY Information.

Possible Adverse Reactions or Side Effects


    In case of overdose, see Overdose section.


  • Constipation, decreased sweating, headache.
  • Drowsiness, dry mouth, frequent urination.


  • Blurred vision.
  • Diminished sex drive, swallowing difficulty, sensitivity to light, insomnia.


  • Jaundice; unusual bleeding or bruising; swollen feet and ankles; abdominal pain; sore throat, fever, mouth sores; rash; hives; vomiting; joint pain; eye pain; diarrhea; blood in urine.
  • Unusual tiredness.

Warnings & Precautions

Don't take if:

  • You are allergic to any of the drugs in this combination.
  • You have trouble with stomach bloating, difficulty emptying your bladder completely, narrow-angle glaucoma, severe ulcerative colitis, porphyria.

Before you start, consult your doctor:

  • If you have open-angle glaucoma, angina, chronic bronchitis or asthma, liver disease, hiatal hernia, enlarged prostate, myasthenia gravis, epilepsy, kidney or liver damage, anemia, chronic pain.
  • If you will have surgery within 2 months, including dental surgery, requiring general or spinal anesthesia.

Over age 60:
Adverse reactions and side effects may be more frequent and severe than in younger persons.

Risk to unborn child outweighs drug benefits. Don't use.

Drug passes into milk. Avoid drug or discontinue nursing until you finish medicine. Consult doctor for advice on maintaining milk supply.

Infants & children:
Use only under medical supervision.

Prolonged use:

  • Chronic constipation, possible fecal impaction.
  • May cause addiction, anemia, chronic intoxication.
  • May lower body temperature, making exposure to cold temperatures hazardous.

Skin & sunlight:
May cause rash or intensify sunburn in areas exposed to sun or sunlamp.

Driving, piloting or hazardous work:
Don't drive or pilot aircraft until you learn how medicine affects you. Don't work around dangerous machinery. Don't climb ladders or work in high places. Danger increases if you drink alcohol or take medicine affecting alertness and reflexes, such as antihistamines, tranquilizers, sedatives, pain medicine, narcotics and mind-altering drugs.


  • May be unnecessary to finish medicine. Follow doctor's instructions.
  • If you develop withdrawal symptoms of hallucinations, agitation or sleeplessness after discontinuing, call doctor right away.


  • Potential for abuse.
  • Enzyme deficiencies probably better treated with identified separate substances rather than a mixture of components.

Possible Interaction with Other Drugs

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Amantadine Increased atropine effect.
Antacids* Decreased absorption of
Anticholinergics*, Increased anticholinergic effect.
Anticoagulants*, Decreased anticoagulant effect.
Antidepressants, Decreased antidepressant effect.
tricyclic (TCA)* Possible dangerous oversedation.
Antidiabetics*, Increased phenobarbital effect.
Antihistamines* Increased atropine effect.
Aspirin Decreased aspirin effect.
Attapulgite Decreased anticholinergic effect.
Beta-adrenergic Decreased effect of
blockers* beta-adrenergic blocker.
Buclizine Increased scopolamine effect.
Central nervous system Increased CNS depression.
Contraceptives*, Decreased contraceptive
oral effect.
Cortisone drugs* Decreased cortisone effect.
Digitalis Possible decreased absorption of
Disopyramide Increased atropine effect.
Dronabinol Increased phenobarbital effect.
Griseofulvin Decreased griseofulvin effect.
Haloperidol Increased internal eye pressure.
Indapamide Increased indapamide effect.
Ketoconazole Decreased ketoconazole effect.
MAO inhibitors* Increased atropine effect.
Meperidine Increased atropine effect.
Methylphenidate Increased atropine effect.
Mind-altering Dangerous sedation. Avoid.
Narcotics* Dangerous sedation. Avoid.
Nitrates* Increased internal eye pressure.
Nizatidine Increased nizatidine effect.
Non-steroidal Decreased anti-inflammatory
anti-inflammatory effects.
Orphenadrine Increased atropine effect.
Phenothiazines* Increased atropine effect.
Pilocarpine Loss of pilocarpine effect in
glaucoma treatment.
Potassium Possible intestinal ulcers with
supplements* oral potassium tablets.
Quinidine Increased quinidine and scopolamine
Sedatives* Dangerous sedation. Avoid.
Sleep inducers* Dangerous sedation. Avoid.
Tranquilizers* Dangerous sedation. Avoid.
Valproic acid Increased phenobarbital effect.
Vitamin C Decreased atropine effect. Avoid
large doses of vitamin C.

Possible Interaction with Other Substances

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Alcohol: Possible fatal oversedation. Avoid.
Beverages: None expected.
Cocaine: Excessively rapid heartbeat. Avoid.
Foods: None expected.
Marijuana: Excessive sedation, drowsiness and
dry mouth.
Tobacco: May increase stomach acidity,
decreasing the effectiveness of
the drug. Avoid.

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