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Belladonna - Oral - Patient Medicine Information

> Why do I need this medicine?
> How do I take this medicine?
> What should I do if I have forgotten to take this medicine?
> When should I not use this medicine?
> What side effects could I experience?
> Can I take this with other medicines?
> What special dietary instructions should I follow?
> How should I store this medicine?

 

Why do I need this medicine?

Belladonna helps relieve digestive or urinary problems associated with stomach cramps.

How do I take this medicine?

Take Belladonna exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

You may take this medicine with or without food. Try to take it at the same time each day.

What should I do if I have forgotten to take this medicine?

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule.

DO NOT double a dose under any circumstances.

When should I not use this medicine?

Alert your doctor if you have the following conditions:
  • glaucoma (an increased pressure in the eye)
  • asthma (lung disorder characterised by breathing distress caused by narrowing of the airways)
  • urinary retention (inability to pass urine)
  • heart disease
  • ulcerative colitis (an inflammation of the large intestine)
  • prostatic hyperplasia (prostate enlargement)
as Belladonna may not be suitable for you.

Do not take Belladonna if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby soon. If you become pregnant while being treated with this medicine, alert your doctor immediately. Belladonna may cause harm to your unborn child.

Do not breastfeed while you are being treated with this medicine.

What side effects could I experience?

Belladonna may cause any of the following side effects: dry mouth, constipation, palpitations, and some problems with your eyesight.

Inform your doctor if any of these side effects do not go away or are severe, or if you experience other side effects.

Can I take this with other medicines?

Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any of these medicines:
  • medicine for nausea or vomiting e.g. metoclopramide
  • medicine for Parkinson’s disease (a brain disease that affects movement) e.g. amantadine
  • medicine for irregular heartbeat e.g. quinidine
  • medicines to treat depression e.g. selegiline, amitriptyline
This list does not include all medicines that may interact with Belladonna.

Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

What special dietary instructions should I follow?

Avoid alcohol.

How should I store this medicine?

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.

Protect from light and heat.

Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

This information is independently developed by MIMS based on Belladonna - Oral and is provided for your reference only. It is not a replacement for and should only be used in conjunction with full consultation with a licensed healthcare professional, the information provided by your pharmacist and/or the manufacturer of the medication. It may not contain all the available information you require and cannot substitute professional medical care, nor does it take into account all individual circumstances. Although great effort has been made to ensure content accuracy, we shall not be held responsible or liable for any claims or damages arising from the use or misuse of the information contained herein, its contents or omissions, or otherwise. Copyright © 2019 MIMS. All rights reserved. Powered by MIMS.com

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