Buscopan Contraindications





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Sugar-coated tab: BUSCOPAN Tablets should not be taken if: The patient is allergic (hypersensitive) to hyoscine butylbromide or any of the other ingredients (listed in Description).
The patient has glaucoma (an eye problem).
The patient has something called "myasthenia gravis" (a very rare muscle weakness problem).
The patient has a suspected or confirmed blockage of the bowel.
The patient has a condition where the bowel is blocked and does not work properly (paralytic or obstructive ileus). Symptoms include severe abdominal pain with lack of stools and/or nausea/vomiting.
The patient has a very enlarged bowel (megacolon).
The patient is pregnant, likely to get pregnant, or is breast‐feeding.
The medicine should not be taken if any of the above apply to the patient. If not sure, talk to the doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.
Inj: Buscopan should not be used in patients who have demonstrated prior sensitivity to hyoscine-N-butylbromide or any other component of Buscopan.
Patients with untreated narrow-angle glaucoma, prostate hypertrophy with urinary retention, mechanical stenosis in the gastrointestinal tract, tachycardia.
Buscopan Ampoules should not be administered to patients with myasthenia gravis, megacolon, narrow angle glaucoma, tachycardia, prostatic enlargement with urinary retention, mechanical stenoses in the region of the gastrointestinal tract or paralytic ileus.
BUSCOPAN ampoules should not be given by intramuscular injection to patients being treated with anticoagulant drugs since intramuscular haematoma may occur.
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