Hyoscine butylbromide

Information about Hyoscine butylbromide

Hyoscine butylbromide Uses

Hyoscine butylbromide 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).

How Hyoscine butylbromide works

Hyoscine butylbromide 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.

Common side effects of Hyoscine butylbromide

Dryness in mouth, Increased heart rate, Dilatation of pupil, Nausea, Blurred vision, Diarrhea
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Expert advice for Hyoscine butylbromide

  • 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 Hyoscine butylbromide 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.

Frequently asked questions for Hyoscine butylbromide

Hyoscine butylbromide

Q. What does Hyoscine butylbromide treat and how does it work?

Hyoscine butylbromide 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). Hyoscine butylbromide acts by relaxing the smooth muscles and by inhibiting secretions in the lining of the gastro-intestinal tract

Q. Is Hyoscine butylbromide the same as scopolamine?

Scopolamine is the brand name of Hyoscine butylbromide

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 Hyoscine butylbromide cause drowsiness or relieve nausea?

Hyoscine butylbromide is known to relieve nausea and may cause drowsiness as a side effect.


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