Buscopan Drug Interactions





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Drug Interactions
Sugar-coated tab: Please tell the doctor or pharmacist if the patient is taking or has recently taken any other medicines. This includes medicines obtained without a prescription and herbal medicines. This is because BUSCOPAN Tablets can affect the way some other medicines work. Also some other medicines can affect the way BUSCOPAN Tablets work.
In particular, tell the doctor or pharmacist if the patient is taking any of the following: Medicines for depression called "tetracyclic antidepressants" or "tricyclic antidepressants" such as doxepin; Medicines for allergies and travel sickness called "antihistamines"; Medicines to control the heart beat such as quinidine or disopyramide; Medicines for severe mental illness called 'antipsychotics' such as haloperidol or fluphenazine; Medicines usually used for breathing problems such as tiotropium, ipratropium or atropine-like medicines; Amantadine‐for Parkinson's disease and flu; Metoclopramide‐for feeling sick (nausea).
If not sure if any of the above apply to the patient, talk to the doctor or pharmacist before taking BUSCOPAN Tablets.
Inj: The anticholinergic effect of drugs such as tri- and tetracyclic antidepressants, antihistamines, quinidine, amantadine, antipsychotics (e.g. phenothiazines, butyrophenones), disopyramide and other anticholinergics (e.g. tiotropium, ipratropium, atropine-like compounds) may be intesified by Buscopan.
The tachycardic effects of beta-adrenergic agents may be enhanced by Buscopan.
Concomitant treatment with dopamine antagonists such as metoclopramide may result in diminution of the effects of both drugs on the gastrointestinal tract.
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