Phenobarbital is in a group of drugs called barbiturates (bar-BIT-chur-ates). Phenobarbital slows the activity of your brain and nervous system.
Belladonna alkaloids produce many effects in the body, including reduced muscle spasms in the digestive or urinary tract, and reduced fluid secretions from certain glands or organs.
The belladonna alkaloids included in this medication include atropine, hyoscyamine, and scopolamine.
The combination of belladonna alkaloids and phenobarbital is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome and ulcers in the intestine.
Bellatal, D-Tal, Donnatal, Chardonna-2, Hyosophen, Donnapine, Elixiral, Spasmolin, Haponal, Antispas, Barbidonna, Donnatal Extentabs, Antispasmodic, Bellalphen, Donnaphen, Spasquid, Alkabel-SR, Bellatal ER, Servira, PB-Hyos, Quadrapax, Phenohytro
You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking atropine / hyoscyamine / phenobarbital / scopolamine:
skin rash or hives
sore throat and fever
unusual bleeding or bruising
yellow eyes or skin
Some of the side effects that can occur with atropine / hyoscyamine / phenobarbital / scopolamine may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:
dry mouth, nose, throat, or skin
Less common or rare:
decreased flow of breast milk
difficulty in swallowing
increased sensitivity of eyes to sunlight
loss of memory
nausea or vomiting
unusual tiredness or weakness
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