Medicine Overview of Biospan Injection
Biospan 20 mg Injection is used in the treatment of pain due to smooth muscle spasm. It is used to relieve cramps in the muscles of stomach, intestine, bladder and ureter. It can also be used to relieve the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Side Effects of Biospan are Blurred vision, Increased heart rate, Dryness in mouth, Diarrhoea, Dilatation of pupil.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Biospan 20 mg Injection is an anticholinergic medication. It works by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms), thereby relieving cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort.
In Depth Information on Biospan Injection
- Do not take hyoscine if you are allergic to hyoscine or any of the other ingredient of the tablet or solution.
- Do not drive or operate machinery immediately after taking hyoscine as it may cause drowsiness.
- Consult your doctor before taking hyoscine, if you have a history of heart problems like heart failure or fast heart rate; an overactive thyroid; fever, constipation or difficulty while urinating.
Biospan Injection related warnings
Biospan 20 mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Biospan 20 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Biospan 20 mg Injection is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Single dose is unlikely to interfere with breastfeeding, milk secretion may decrease during long-term use.
Biospan 20 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Biospan 20 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Biospan 20 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Biospan 20 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Biospan 20 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Biospan 20 mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Biospan Injection
Q. What does Biospan treat and how does it work?
Biospan is used for treating motion sickness. It is also used for relief from spasm in the genito-urinary tract, gastro-intestinal tract as well as during irritable bowel syndrome (IBD). Biospan acts by relaxing the smooth muscles and by inhibiting secretions in the lining of the gastro-intestinal tract
Q. Is Biospan the same as scopolamine?
Scopolamine is the brand name of Biospan
Q. Is it an anti-histamine?
It is not an anti-histamine
Q. Can I take paracetamol/ibuprofen/painkillers with hyoscine?
Hyoscine is not known to interact with paracetamol/ibuprofen/painkillers.Drugs are known to interact with each other and cause adverse effects.Any drug used in combination with hyoscine should be as per the doctor's advice
Q. Does Biospan cause drowsiness or relieve nausea?
Biospan is known to relieve nausea and may cause drowsiness as a side effect.
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Taking Biospan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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