Buscopan

Buscopan

hyoscine

Manufacturer:

sanofi-aventis

Distributor:

sanofi-aventis
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Hyoscine-N-butylbromide
Indications/Uses
GIT spasm, genitourinary tract spasm, biliary system spasm & dyskinesia. Inj: Aid in diagnostic & therapeutic procedures eg, gastroduodenal endoscopy, radiology.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Adult & childn >6 yr 1-2 tab 3-5 times daily. Inj Adult & adolescent >12 yr 20-40 mg by slow IV, IM or SC several times daily. Max: 100 mg daily. Infant & childn Severe cases: 0.3-0.6 mg/kg by slow IV, IM or SC several times daily. Max: 1.5 mg/kg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Swallow whole.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Myasthenia gravis, mechanical stenosis in GIT, paralytical or obstructive ileus, megacolon. Untreated narrow-angle glaucoma, prostate hypertrophy w/ urinary retention, tachycardia. Tab: Hereditary conditions of fructose intolerance. Inj: IM inj in patients on anticoagulants.
Special Precautions
Seek medical advice in case of persisting or worsening severe, unexplained abdominal pain w/ symptoms eg, fever, nausea, vomiting, changes in bowel movement, abdominal tenderness, decreased BP, fainting or blood in stool. Narrow-angle glaucoma. Pregnancy & lactation. Patients susceptible to intestinal or urinary outlet obstructions, inclined to tachyarrhythmia. Inj: Anaphylaxis. Monitor patients w/ cardiac conditions submitted to parenteral treatment. If patients experience accommodation disorder or dizziness, avoid driving or operating machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Anaphylactic reactions & shock, dyspnoea, skin reactions (eg, urticaria, rash, erythema, pruritus) & other hypersensitivity; tachycardia; GI disorders, dry mouth; dyshidrosis; urinary retention. Inj: Visual accommodation disorders, mydriasis, increased IOP; decreased BP, dizziness, flushing.
Drug Interactions
Intensified anticholinergic effects of tri- & tetracyclic antidepressants, antihistamines, antipsychotics, quinidine, amantadine, disopyramide & other anticholinergics (eg, tiotropium, ipratropium, atropine-like compd). Diminution of the effects of both drugs on GIT w/ dopamine antagonists eg, metoclopramide. Enhanced tachycardiac effects of β-adrenergic agents.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A03BB01 - butylscopolamine ; Belongs to the class of belladonna alkaloids, semisynthetic, quaternary ammonium compounds. Used in the treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders.
Tab:Non-Rx;Inj:Rx
Presentation/Packing
Form
Buscopan sugar-coated tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
120's (P3,150/pack);4's (P97/pack)
Form
Buscopan inj 20 mg
Packing/Price
(amp) 10 × 1's (P1,677.5/box)
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