Anticholinergics are used for pupil dilation and to treat irritable bowel syndrome, peptic ulcers, Parkinson's disease, allergic rhinitis, COPD, salivation, nausea, and motion sickness. They work by relaxing certain muscles in the body to control spasms.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Anticholinergics

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Bentyl
(dicyclomine)
9
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DICYCLOMINE is used to treat bowel problems including irritable bowel syndrome.
Spiriva
349
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Tiotropium (Spiriva) is an expensive drug used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives for Spiriva. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Atrovent
(ipratropium)
28
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IPRATROPIUM is used to relieve a runny nose due to seasonal allergies or non allergic causes, like a cold. This medicine does not help with nasal congestion or sneezing.
Hyosyne
(hyoscyamine)
25
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HYOSCYAMINE is used to treat stomach and bladder problems. This medicine is also used for rhinitis, to reduce some problems caused by Parkinson's disease, and as an antidote for certain drug overdoses. It is also used to treat infants with colic.
Levsin
(hyoscyamine)
25
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HYOSCYAMINE is used to treat stomach and bladder problems. It is also used for rhinitis, to reduce some problems caused by Parkinson's disease, and for the treatment of poisoning with drugs that are usually used to treat myasthenia gravis.
Symax Fastab
(hyoscyamine)
25
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HYOSCYAMINE is used to treat stomach and bladder problems. This medicine is also used for rhinitis, to reduce some problems caused by Parkinson's disease, and as an antidote for certain drug overdoses.
Symax SL
(hyoscyamine)
25
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Symax SL (hyoscyamine) is an anticholinergic used to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and peptic ulcers. It controls muscle spasms, which can ease symptoms of IBS and allow for faster healing of ulcers. Symax SL is a sublingual tablet, also available as Hyomax SL and generic hyoscyamine.
Hyomax SL
(hyoscyamine)
25
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Hyomax SL (hyoscyamine) is an anticholinergic used to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and peptic ulcers. It controls muscle spasms, which can ease symptoms of IBS and allow for faster healing of ulcers. Hyomax SL is a sublingual tablet, also available as Symax SL and generic hyoscyamine.
Cogentin
(benztropine mesylate)
12
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BENZTROPINE is for certain movement problems due to Parkinson's disease, certain medicines, or other causes.
Transderm Scop
82
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SCOPOLAMINE is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by motion sickness, anesthesia and surgery.
Atrovent HFA
322
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IPRATROPIUM is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Do not use this medicine for an acute attack.
Robinul
(glycopyrrolate)
22
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GLYCOPYRROLATE is used to treat peptic ulcer disease. It is given in combination with other medicines.
Robinul Forte
(glycopyrrolate)
22
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GLYCOPYRROLATE is used to treat peptic ulcer disease. It is given in combination with other medicines.
atropine
30
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ATROPINE can dilate your pupils before examinations and can treat different eye problems.
Symax SR
(hyoscyamine er)
37
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HYOSCYAMINE is used to treat stomach and bladder problems. This medicine is also used for rhinitis, to reduce some problems caused by Parkinson's disease, and for the treatment of poisoning with drugs that are usually used to treat myasthenia gravis.
Levbid
(hyoscyamine er)
37
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HYOSCYAMINE is used to treat stomach and bladder problems. This medicine is also used for rhinitis, to reduce some problems caused by Parkinson's disease, and for the treatment of poisoning with drugs that are usually used to treat myasthenia gravis.
trihexyphenidyl
9
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TRIHEXYPHENIDYL is for Parkinsonism or for movement problems caused by certain drugs.
Tudorza Pressair
309
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Aclidinium is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat COPD, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Never use this medicine for an acute attack.
Cyclogyl
(cyclopentolate)
10
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CYCLOPENTOLATE is used in the eye to widen your pupils, so they won't respond to light. It is normally used for diagnostic procedures.
Incruse Ellipta
305
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UMECLIDINIUM is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways of your lungs. It is for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Do NOT use for asthma or an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
Pamine
(methscopolamine)
89
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METHSCOPOLAMINE is used to treat ulcers in the stomach and intestines. It should be given in combination with other medicines.
Pamine Forte
(methscopolamine)
89
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METHSCOPOLAMINE is used to treat ulcers in the stomach and intestines. It should be given in combination with other medicines.
Mydriacyl
(tropicamide)
8
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propantheline
34
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PROPANTHELINE is used in combination with other medicines to treat peptic ulcer disease.
oscimin
14
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HYOSCYAMINE is used to treat stomach and bladder problems. It is also used for rhinitis, to reduce some problems caused by Parkinson's disease, and for the treatment of poisoning with drugs that are usually used to treat myasthenia gravis.
Cuvposa
519
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GLYCOPYRROLATE is used to decrease drooling in children with certain medical conditions.
Symax Duotab
137
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HYOSCYAMINE is used to treat stomach and bladder problems. This medicine is also used for rhinitis, to reduce some problems caused by Parkinson's disease, and for the treatment of poisoning with drugs that are usually used to treat myasthenia gravis.
oscimin SR
25
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HYOSCYAMINE is used to treat stomach and bladder problems. This medicine is also used for rhinitis, to reduce some problems caused by Parkinson's disease, and for the treatment of poisoning with drugs that are usually used to treat myasthenia gravis.
Anaspaz
11
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HYOSCYAMINE is used to treat stomach and bladder problems. It is also used for rhinitis, to reduce some problems caused by Parkinson's disease, and for the treatment of poisoning with drugs that are usually used to treat myasthenia gravis.
Seebri
320
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GLYCOPYRROLATE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Do NOT use for an acute COPD attack.
Isopto Atropine
57
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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