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Belladonna Tincture

Generic Name: Belladonna [bell-ah-DONAH].

Drug class: Anticholinergics/antispasmodics.

What is Belladonna Tincture?

Belladonna tincture is one of the plants that is also referred to by the following names: Atropa belladonna tincture, Atropa acuminata, Baccifere, Belle-Dame, Belle-Galante, Bouton Noir, Cerise du Diable, Deadly Nightshade, Devil's Cherries, Devil's Herb, Divale, Dwale, Dwayberry, Grande Morelle, Guigne de la Cote, Herbe a la Mort, Herbe du Diable, Morelle Furieuse, Naughty Man's Cherries, Poison Black Cherries, Suchi, and other names. Belladonna tincture has been used in alternative medicine to treat joint pains, colds, and asthmatic bronchospasms triggered by asthma, whooping cough nerve issues, hemorrhoids, colic, Parkinson's disease, IBS, and motion sickness.

It isn't known for certain if Belladonna tincture is effective in treating any medical issue, and Belladonna tincture can be harmful. Medicinal use of this product is not accepted by the FDA. Belladonna tincture should not be utilized in lieu of medications recommended by your physician. Belladonna tincture is often sold as a supplement for herbal use. There aren't any regulated manufacturing guidelines in place for a variety of herbal compounds, and some of the supplements that are advertised have been identified as contaminated with harmful metals or substances. Health supplements and herbal remedies should be bought from a reputable source to avoid the possibility of contamination. Belladonna tincture may also be employed for other purposes that are not covered in this product's guide.

Side effects of Belladonna tincture

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, like hives, trouble breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue, Belladonna tincture may cause serious side effects. Tell your physician immediately if you experience:

  • Fever.
  • Fast heartbeats.
  • Extreme diarrhea or extreme constipation.
  • A seizure.
  • Strange behavior or mood changes.
  • Hallucinations.

  • Dry and red skin.
  • Pupils dilate.
  • Urination that is painful or difficult to urinate.

Common negative side effects of Belladonna tincture may include:

  • Dry mouth.
  • Blurred vision
  • Muscles spasms.
  • Constipation.
  • Reduced urination.
  • Less sweating.

This isn't a complete list of all the possible adverse effects. Others could happen. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. You can report any symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Follow all the instructions on the label of the product and the package. Be sure to inform your health care providers about your medical issues, allergies, and all medications you take.

Before you take this drug.

It is not recommended to apply Belladonna tincture if you are allergic to it or are suffering from

  • Narrow-angle glaucoma.
  • A bladder obstruction, enlarged prostate, or other urinary tract issues.
  • An upset stomach or obstruction of the bowel (including paralytic ileus).
  • Serious ulcerative colitis or toxic megacolon.
  • Chronic constipation or a deficiency in intestinal function (especially in elderly adults or those in a debilitating or ill state).
  • Glaucoma.
  • Myasthenia gravis.
  • Heart issues, particularly those caused by thyroid issues.
  • Active bleeding that is accompanied by rapid beats of the heart, lower blood pressure, shortness of breath, and cold feet or hands.

Don't give Belladonna tincture to a child without consulting a doctor. Belladonna tincture can cause serious side effects for infants and young children, such as breathing issues, constipation, anxiety, and seizures. It is not recommended to apply this product if you are nursing or pregnant. Talk to a pharmacist, doctor, or other healthcare professional about whether it is appropriate for you to take this medication. If you've had:

  • Congestive heart failure.
  • Rapid heartbeats.
  • Hypertension.
  • Down syndrome.
  • Hiatal hernia, stomach ulcer, acid reflux disease.
  • Psychosis or schizophrenia.

Belladonna tincture is considered dangerous to use during pregnancy. Belladonna tincture is considered a risk in the event that you're nursing babies. Belladonna tincture can also slow the production of breast milk.

How to take Belladonna tincture?

If you're considering taking herbal supplements, make sure you seek advice from your physician. It is also possible to consult someone who has received training in the use of herbal or health supplements. If you decide to utilize Belladonna Tincture, use it as per the instructions on the label or as recommended by your pharmacist, doctor, or any other healthcare professional. Don't use more of this product than indicated on the package. Do not mix different forms of Belladonna tincture (pills, liquids, and other forms) simultaneously, or you risk an overdose. Contact your physician to discuss your condition if the one you're treating with Belladonna Tincture does not improve or becomes worse when you use this product. Keep Belladonna tincture at room temperature, free of heat and moisture.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Do not miss the missed dose, and proceed to the next scheduled dose. Don't take more than two doses at once.

What happens if I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Do not take Belladonna tincture if you have a fever. Avoid driving or engaging in hazardous activities until you are aware of how Belladonna tincture will affect you. Belladonna tincture may cause blurred vision and could affect your reaction. Be careful not to become dehydrated or hot when you exercise or are in hot temperatures. Belladonna tincture can decrease sweating and increase your risk of becoming susceptible to heat stroke.

Interaction with other drugs

Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or any other health professional before taking Belladonna Tincture with any other medicines, particularly:

  • Medications for treating depression, anxiety, mood disorders, depression, or mental illness.
  • Cold or allergy medication (Benadryl and others).
  • Medicine to treat Parkinson's disease.
  • Medicine to treat stomach disorders such as motion sickness, IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Medication to treat an overactive treatment for overactive bladder.
  • Bronchodilator medication to treat asthma.

This list is not comprehensive. Other medications can affect Belladonna Tincture, including prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal products. The interactions of all drugs are included here.