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Donnatal Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Phenobarbital is in a class of drugs known as barbiturates. It depresses the activity of your brain and nervous system, causing relaxation. This is helpful in controlling conditions such as colitis, spastic bladder, diverticulitis, infant colic, renal and biliary colic, peptic ulcer, irritable bowel syndrome, splenic flexure syndrome, and pancreatitis.

Donnatal Dosage

  • If you are taking Tablets or Capsules, then the usual starting dosage is 1 or 2 tablets or capsules, 3 or 4 times a day.
  • If you are using medication as Liquid, then the usual starting dosage is 1 or 2 teaspoonfuls, 3 or 4 times a day.

Uses of Donnatal

  • The combination, belladonna alkaloids and phenobarbital, is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome, inflammation of the intestine, and ulcers in the intestine.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Donnatal

Before taken Donnatal medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Donnatal. Side effects may include:

  • Agitation
  • Bloated feeling
  • Constipation
  • Decreased sweating
  • Excitement
  • Fast or fluttery heartbeat
  • Muscular and bone pain
  • Nausea

Warnings and precautions before taking Donnatal:

  • If you are taking Donnatal, then it may decrease sweating. If you are exercising or are subjected to high temperatures, be alert for heat prostration.
  • If you develop diarrhea, especially if you have an ileostomy or colostomy, then you should check with your doctor.
  • If you have a gastric ulcer, then you should use Donnatal with extra caution.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.

Drug Interaction :-If you are taking Donnatal with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Donnatal with the following:

  • Antidepressants such as Elavil and Tofranil
  • Barbiturates such as Seconal
  • Diarrhea medications containing Kaolin or attapulgite
  • Narcotics such as Percocet
  • Potassium
  • Steroids such as Medrol and Deltasone
  • Tranquilizers such as Valium
Overdose

After taken Donnatal if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Donnatal overdose include

  • Blurred vision
  • Central nervous system stimulation
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Dilated pupils
  • Headache
  • Hot and dry skin
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting


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