Pamine

(methscopolamine)

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Decreases stomach acid.

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Pamine (methscopolamine) has been used in the past with other medicines to treat peptic ulcers, however, it's no longer recommended.

Quick facts about Pamine
  • Drug class: Gastrointestinal
  • Rx status:
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (methscopolamine)

Upsides

  • Available as a generic.
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Downsides

  • Although it was approved in the past for peptic ulcers, it hasn't been shown to be effective in treating or preventing peptic ulcers.
  • Side effects tend to appear before you notice its acid lowering effects.
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How it works

Pamine (methscopolamine) is an anticholinergic that works in the stomach to reduce acid.

Quick facts about Pamine
  • Drug class: Gastrointestinal
  • Rx status:
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (methscopolamine)

Dosage forms

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What to expect when you take Pamine (methscopolamine) for Peptic ulcer disease

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  • Possible side effects
  • Eye problems
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Blurry vision
  • Difficulty urinating
  • Constipation
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Side effect rates for Pamine (methscopolamine)

Risks and Warnings for Pamine (methscopolamine)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Ileostomy
    • Colostomy

    If you experience diarrhea while on Pamine (methscopolamine), particularly if you have an ileostomy or colostomy, this may be a sign of an incomplete blockage in your intestine. Stop taking Pamine (methscopolamine) and talk to your doctor right away.

Common concerns from people taking Pamine (methscopolamine)

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  • Taking Pamine (methscopolamine) can make you feel drowsy and dizzy, especially if you're taking other medications that can also make you feel sleepy, if you're taking recreational drugs, or if you're drinking too much alcohol. Avoid driving or doing other tasks that require concentration until you know how this medication affects you. Get up very slowly from a seated or lying down position. Avoid alcoholic drinks.