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Buscopan 10mg Suppository

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Product introduction

Buscopan 10mg Suppository is used to treat pain due to smooth muscle spasm. It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms), thereby relieving cramps, pain, and discomfort.

Buscopan 10mg Suppository is for administration into the back passage (rectum) and must not be taken by mouth. It is either given under the supervision of healthcare professionals or you can use it after proper guidance of a doctor. You should remove the wrapper from the medicine before inserting it and keep lying down for some time after its insertion. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

Pregnant women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Buscopan 10mg Suppository should be used with caution in patients with liver and kidney disease or alcohol abuse.

Uses of Buscopan Suppository

  • Pain due to smooth muscle spasm

Benefits of Buscopan Suppository

In Pain due to smooth muscle spasm

Buscopan 10mg Suppository effectively relieves smooth muscle pain, stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement. It relaxes the muscles and improves movement of food. This helps to treat cramps, pain, bloating and discomfort.
Buscopan 10mg Suppository is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Take a fiber-rich diet, avoid oily or spicy food and drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated. Eventually, it will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Buscopan Suppository

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Buscopan

  • Limited data available

How to use Buscopan Suppository

Remove the wrapper from the suppository before inserting it. Keep lying down for about 15 minutes after insertion so that the suppository does not come out before it melts.

How Buscopan Suppository works

Buscopan 10mg Suppository 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Buscopan 10mg Suppository may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Buscopan 10mg Suppository is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Single dose is unlikely to interfere with breastfeeding, milk secretion may decrease during long-term use.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
CAUTION
Buscopan 10mg Suppository should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Buscopan 10mg Suppository may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Buscopan 10mg Suppository should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Buscopan 10mg Suppository may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Buscopan Suppository?

If you miss a dose of Buscopan 10mg Suppository, 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.

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Quick tips

  • Buscopan 10mg Suppository is for administration into the back passage (rectum). It must not be taken by mouth.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor, as that can increase the chances of side effects.
  • Use the applicator provided to insert a measured dose of cream into your back passage. 
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you get any signs of infection during treatment with this medicine.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Scopolamine Alkaloid
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Anticholinergics

Interaction with drugs

Taking Buscopan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Donzinol, Algemer, Donetaz
Life-threatening
Brand(s): Rivasun, Zeemine, Rivadem
Life-threatening
Brand(s): Galamer
Life-threatening
Brand(s): Stozen
Serious

Patient concerns

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Kindly tell me the medicine to get rid of the stomach infection. It's paining in the middle and left side. This happened before 2 days after eating samosa. The stool is normal. No loose motion . Kindly help me.
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hello PATIENT to 1mg. Plz consult physician for stomach ache. Meanwhile just take tab buscopan and aciloc together.
Neck pain when I move my neck a bit. I think it's due to exercise and gyming .
Dr. Sunil Tripathi
Physiotherapy
It might be muscle soreness or muscle spasm due to improper Posture or overuse of musclesConsult a Physiotherapist in your area
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FAQs

Q. What does Buscopan 10mg Suppository treat and how does it work?

Buscopan 10mg Suppository is used for treating pain due to smooth muscle spasm. It acts by relaxing the smooth muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). This gives relief from cramping pain in the stomach and other discomforts like bloating.

Q. Is Buscopan 10mg Suppository the same as scopolamine?

Scopolamine is the brand name of Buscopan 10mg Suppository

Q. Is it an anti-histamine?

It is not an anti-histamine

Q. Does Buscopan 10mg Suppository cause drowsiness or relieve nausea?

Buscopan 10mg Suppository is known to relieve nausea and may cause drowsiness as a side effect.

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References

  1. Hyoscine hydrobromide [EMC SmPC]. Beeston, Nottingham: The Boots Company PLC.; 1990 [revised 20 Feb. 2015]. [Accessed 31 Jan. 2020] (online) Available from: External Link

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