Buscopan

Buscopan

hyoscine

Manufacturer:

sanofi-aventis

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Hyoscine-N-butylbromide
Indications/Uses
GIT & GUT spasm, biliary system spasm & dyskinesia.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >6 yr 1-2 sugar-coated tab tds to 5 times daily. Not to be taken on continuous daily basis or for extended periods w/o investigating the cause of abdominal pain.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Myasthenia gravis. Mechanical stenosis in the GIT. Paralytical or obstructive ileus. Megacolon. Rare hereditary condition of fructose intolerance.
Special Precautions
Seek medical advice in case of severe, unexplained abdominal pain persists or worsens together w/ symptoms eg, fever, nausea, vomiting, changes in bowel movement, abdominal tenderness, decreased BP, fainting or blood in stool. Patients prone to narrow-angle glaucoma. Patients susceptible to intestinal or urinary outlet obstructions & in those inclined to tachyarrhythmia. Patients w/ rare hereditary condition of fructose intolerance. Patients w/ possible visual accommodation disturbances should not drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Anaphylactic shock & reactions, dyspnoea, skin reactions (eg, urticaria, rash, erythema, pruritus) & other hypersensitivity; tachycardia; dry mouth; dyshidrosis; urinary retention.
Drug Interactions
May intensify the anticholinergic effects of tri- & tetracyclic antidepressants, antihistamines, antipsychotics, quinidine, amantadine, disopyramide & other anticholinergics (eg, tiotropium, ipratropium, atropine-like compd). Concomitant treatment w/ dopamine antagonists eg, metoclopramide may result in dimunition of effects of both drugs on GIT. May enhance tachycardiac effects of β-adrenergic agents.
MIMS Class
Antispasmodics
ATC Classification
A03BB01 - butylscopolamine ; Belongs to the class of belladonna alkaloids, semisynthetic, quaternary ammonium compounds. Used in the treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Buscopan sugar-coated tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
20's;5 × 100's
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