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Buscopan 10mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Buscopan 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of pain due to smooth muscle spasm. It relieves cramps in the stomach, intestine, bladder and ureter. It is also used to relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, and diarrhea or constipation).

Buscopan 10mg Tablet is taken with or without in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. 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.

The most common side effects are blurred vision, increased heart rate, dryness in mouth, and dilatation of pupil. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine may cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

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

Uses of Buscopan Tablet

Side effects of Buscopan Tablet

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

  • Blurred vision
  • Increased heart rate
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Diarrhea
  • Dilatation of pupil

How to use Buscopan Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Buscopan 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Buscopan Tablet works

Buscopan 10mg Tablet 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
UNSAFE
Buscopan 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Buscopan 10mg Tablet 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Buscopan 10mg Tablet 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
UNSAFE
Buscopan 10mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Buscopan 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Buscopan 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Buscopan 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Buscopan 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Buscopan Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Buscopan 10mg Tablet, 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

  • Take it at the same time every day, either with or without food.
  • Do not skip any dose and finish the complete course as suggested by the doctor.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Buscopan 10mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • It may cause diarrhea. Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration while taking this medicine. 
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it may lead to side effects.
     
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Scopolamine Alkaloid
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

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, Nozil
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Rivasun, Zeemine, Rivadem
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Galamer
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Stozen
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Irritable bowel syndrome with gum motions
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take bilbadi churan 1 spoon twice , stop IBS tablet 2 tablet twice with waterKutajarisht 20 ml twice after meal
Suffeing from stomach problem from child hood. Bowls is not in form and mucus passed everyday.
Dr. Anshul Varshney
Physician
Hi, Welcome To 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney. This is Irritable bowel syndrome. Take a combination of Pantoprazole and Domperidone along with smooth muscle relaxants like Mebeverine.
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FAQs

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

Buscopan 10mg Tablet 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). Buscopan 10mg Tablet acts by relaxing the smooth muscles and by inhibiting secretions in the lining of the gastro-intestinal tract

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

Scopolamine is the brand name of Buscopan 10mg Tablet

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 Buscopan 10mg Tablet cause drowsiness or relieve nausea?

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

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References

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