Levbid is used to control conditions such as excessive stomach acid production, excessive secretion from the pancreas, and excessive sweating and drooling associated with diseases like Parkinson's disease.
Take each dose with a full glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or open the capsules. Swallow them whole. The capsules are specially formulated to release slowly in your body.
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have: numbness or tingling in your hands or feet; liver disease; ulcerative colitis; thyroid problems; high blood pressure, an irregular heartbeat, or any type of heart disease; enlargement of the prostate; or asthma, chronic lung disease, or allergies.
You may not be able to take Levbid, or you may require a lower dose or special monitoring during treatment if you have any of the conditions listed above. It is not known whether Levbid will harm an unborn baby. Do not take this medicine without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication.
Possible Side Effects
If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking Levbid and seek emergency medical attention: an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives); an irregular or fast heart rate; rash or flushing; or eye pain.
Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue to take Levbid and talk to your doctor if you experience: headache, dizziness, or lightheadedness; weakness or nervousness; blurred vision, large pupils, or sensitivity of the eyes to bright light; nausea, bloating, heartburn, or constipation; changes in taste.
Store Levbid at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep out of the reach of children.
Seek emergency medical attention in case of overdose. Symptoms of a Levbid overdose include headache; nausea; vomiting; dry mouth; difficulty swallowing; blurred vision; dilated pupils; hot, dry skin; dizziness; drowsiness; confusion; anxiety; seizures; weak pulse; and an irregular heartbeat.
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. This medicine may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision. If you experience dizziness, drowsiness or blurred vision, avoid these activities.
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