Who should not take BELLADONNA-OPIUM Suppository, Rectal?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • systemic mastocytosis
  • a brain tumor
  • untreated decreased level of thyroid hormones
  • a condition where the adrenal glands produce less hormones called Addison's disease
  • dehydration
  • psychosis caused by sudden alcohol withdrawal
  • toxic psychosis
  • mood changes
  • alcohol intoxication
  • drug abuse
  • cor pulmonale
  • slow heartbeat
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • low blood pressure
  • emphysema
  • asthma attack
  • decreased lung function
  • stomach or intestinal tract operation
  • ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory condition of the intestines
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • constipation
  • liver problems
  • disease of the gallbladder
  • spasm of a bile duct tract
  • decreased kidney function
  • narrowing of the tube that empties urine from the bladder
  • enlarged prostate
  • coma
  • seizures
  • sleep apnea
  • a condition where the body is unable to maintain adequate blood flow called shock
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • weakened patient
  • high pressure within the skull
  • intense abdominal pain
  • inherited dysfunction of autonomic nerve function
  • morbid obesity
  • worsening chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • history of opioid overdose
  • overactive thyroid gland
  • myasthenia gravis, a skeletal muscle disorder
  • glaucoma, an increased pressure in the eye
  • high blood pressure
  • coronary artery disease
  • chronic heart failure
  • a change in saliva secretion
  • achalasia of esophagus, a condition that makes swallowing difficult
  • reflux esophagitis, or inflammation of the esophagus from backflow of stomach acid
  • a stomach ulcer
  • a narrowing of the opening between the stomach and the small intestine
  • hiatal hernia
  • severe ulcerative colitis
  • toxic megacolon
  • paralysis of the intestines
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • atony of colon
  • blockage of the urinary bladder
  • a blockage in the urinary tract
  • Down syndrome
  • drowsiness
  • toxin from microorganisms causing diarrhea
  • shock caused by significant blood loss
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • dysreflexia

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