What is hyoscine butylbromide 10mg tablets used for?

Each tablet contains hyoscine butylbromide 10 mg. Coated tablets. Buscopan 10 mg Tablets are indicated for the relief of spasm of the genito-urinary tract or gastro- intestinal tract and for the symptomatic relief of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

What does hyoscine do to the body?

Hyoscine belongs to the group of medications called antispasmodics. Hyoscine is used to relieve smooth muscle spasms (cramps) in the stomach and intestines and in the bladder and urethra. Hyoscine reduces spasms by relaxing smooth muscles within the stomach, intestines, bladder and urethra.

What is the use of Jucopan tablet?

Buscopan Overview Buscopan is a medication used to treat abdominal cramping and irritable bowel syndrome. Buscopan belongs to a group of medications that are called antispasmodics, these work by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and intestines.

How long does it take for hyoscine to work?

Hyoscine hydrobromide also relaxes the wave-like muscle contractions in the walls of your stomach. The tablets start working in 20 to 30 minutes. The patches take up to 6 hours to work fully.

Who should not take Buscopan?

Do not take BUSCOPAN Tablets if:

  • You are allergic (hypersensitive) to hyoscine butylbromide or any of the other ingredients (listed in section 6)
  • You have glaucoma (an eye problem)
  • You have something called ‘myasthenia gravis’ (a very rare muscle weakness problem)
  • You have a suspected or confirmed blockage of the bowel.

Can I take Buscopan and paracetamol at the same time?

Can I take Buscopan with painkillers? Yes, you can take Buscopan at the same time as everyday painkillers like paracetamol and ibuprofen.

When is it best to take Buscopan?

Take Buscopan tablets as and when you have stomach cramps or period pain. Buscopan does not usually upset your stomach, so you can take it with or without food. Only take Buscopan IBS Relief if a doctor has confirmed that you have IBS.

What is Buscopan used to treat?

Buscopan relieves stomach cramps and period pains by helping your digestive system and bladder relax. It does this by reducing the wave-like contractions of the muscle in the walls of the stomach, bowel and bladder. Buscopan helps to treat stomach cramps and period pains, but does not cure them.

What does Buscopan do to the body?

Is Buscopan safe for kidneys?

In patients with kidney disease, Buscopan 10mg Tablet should be used with caution. Buscopan 10mg Tablet dose may need to be changed. Please seek medical advice. In patients with liver disease, Buscopan 10mg Tablet should be used with caution.

Does Buscopan help with Diarrhoea?

You may also feel bloated, with excess wind and abdominal discomfort. Sometimes IBS can include diarrhoea or constipation. Only take BUSCOPAN IBS RELIEF if your doctor has said that you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Does Buscopan help diarrhea?

Sometimes IBS can include diarrhoea or constipation. Only take BUSCOPAN IBS RELIEF if your doctor has said that you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

What are the ingredients in Hyoscine butylbromide capsules?

Each tablet contains 10 mg of the active ingredient hyoscine butylbromide. The other ingredients are: calcium hydrogen phosphate, maize starch, soluble starch, colloidal silica, tartaric acid, stearic acid, sucrose, talc, acacia, titanium dioxide, macrogol 6000, carnauba wax, white beeswax and povidone.

How often should I take Hyoscine butylbromide tablets?

Take hyoscine butylbromide exactly as your doctor tells you to. It is usual to be prescribed one or two tablets to take three times a day, although your doctor may increase your dose to two tablets four times daily if needed. Swallow the tablets with a drink of water.

Is it safe to take Hyoscine butylbromide during pregnancy?

There are limited data from the use of hyoscine butylbromide in pregnant women. Animal studies are insufficient with respect to reproductive toxicity (see section 5.3). As a precautionary measure Buscopan is not recommended during pregnancy.

Can you buy hyoscine hydrobromide without a prescription?

Hyoscine butylbromide is available on prescription. You can also buy it from a pharmacy, without a prescription, to relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, providing your symptoms have previously been diagnosed by a doctor. There is also a medicine called hyoscine hydrobromide which is taken to prevent travel sickness.