Diphenoxylate / Atropine Coupon - Diphenoxylate / Atropine 2.5mg/0.025mg tablet
Diphenoxylate / Atropine Coupon - Diphenoxylate / Atropine 2.5mg/0.025mg tablet

Diphenoxylate / Atropine Side Effects

What should I watch for?

If your symptoms do not start to get better after taking this medicine for two days, check with your doctor or health care professional, you may have a problem that needs further evaluation. Check with your doctor or health care professional right away if you develop a fever or bloody diarrhea.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Alcohol can increase possible drowsiness and dizziness. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

Your mouth may get dry. Chewing sugarless gum or sucking hard candy, and drinking plenty of water may help. Contact your doctor if the problem does not go away or is severe. Drinking plenty of water can also help prevent dehydration that can occur with diarrhea.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:



loss of appetite

stomach pain (severe) with nausea and vomiting

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Blurred vision (continuing) or changes in near vision

drowsiness (severe)

dryness of mouth, nose, and throat (severe)

fast heartbeat

shortness of breath or troubled breathing (severe)

unusual excitement, nervousness, restlessness, or irritability

unusual warmth, dryness, and flushing of the skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common or rare

Blurred vision


difficult urination

dizziness or light-headedness


dryness of skin and mouth



increased body temperature

mental depression

numbness of hands or feet

skin rash or itching

swelling of the gums

After you stop using this medicine, it may still produce some side effects that need attention. During this period of time, check with your doctor immediately if you notice the following side effects:


Increased sweating

muscle cramps

nausea or vomiting

shivering or trembling

stomach cramps

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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