Hikin Injection

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Composition for Hikin NA Injection

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Primarily used for

Pain due to smooth muscle spasm
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Hikin Injection

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Uses of Hikin Injection

Hikin 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).
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Side effects of Hikin Injection

Common

Dry mouth, Arrhythmia, Reduced bronchial secretions, Excessive thirst, Increased heart rate, Dry skin, Palpitations, Photophobia, Loss of accommodation, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Slow heart rate, Dilatation of pupil, Difficulty in urination, Constipation.

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How to use Hikin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Hikin Injection works

Hyoscine belongs to class of medications called antimuscarinic and antispasmodic. It acts by relaxing the smooth muscles and by inhibiting secretions in the lining of the gastro-intestinal tract..

In Depth Information on Hikin Injection

Expert advice for Hikin 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Hikin Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Hikin Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hikin 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Hikin 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.
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Driving
Hikin Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or d
ecrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Hikin Injection should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hikin Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Hikin Injection should be used with caution in patients with
liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hikin Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cipralex 5mg Tablet, Q Pin 25mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Etizola P 12.5mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Hyoscine butylbromide, 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Hikin NA Injection

Frequently asked questions for Hyoscine butylbromide

Hikin 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). Hikin acts by relaxing the smooth muscles and by inhibiting secretions in the lining of the gastro-intestinal tract
Scopolamine is the brand name of Hikin
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
Hikin is known to relieve nausea and may cause drowsiness as a side effect.
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Substitutes for Hikin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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