Donnatal - Phenobarbital is in a group of drugs called barbiturates (bar-BIT-chur-ates). Phenobarbital slows the activity of your brain and nervous system.
Donnatal produce many effects in the body, including reduced muscle spasms in the digestive or urinary tract, and reduced fluid secretions from certain glands or organs.
The Donnatal included in this medication include atropine, hyoscyamine, and scopolamine.
The combination of Donnatal and phenobarbital is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome and ulcers in the intestine.
Donnatal and phenobarbital may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Used for: Treating irritable bowel syndrome and intestinal inflammation in combination with other medicines. It may also be used along with other medicines to treat intestinal ulcers. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Donnatal is an anticholinergic and barbiturate combination. It works by decreasing the motion of the muscles in the stomach and intestine and providing mild sedation.
Gastric hyperacidity, gastralgia, abdominal pain, cardiospasm, gastric & duodenal ulcer, pylorospasm, gastritis, enteritis, pain due to renal stone & gallstone, menorrhagia, bronchial asthma, postencephalitis, Parkinson’s syndrome, motion sickness.