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Why can't you break or crush buscopan?

Why can't you break or crush buscopan?

Changes efficacy: Many drugs are made a certain way to maximize how well they work. Crushing or breaking them can cause the active compounds to be released too fast, or differently. That drug has a version of sublingual hyoscamine which is held under the tongue and dissolves in order to work. But a regular pill will not work that way. ...Read more

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My friend has taken an overdose of buscopan 10mg. He has consumed around 9-10 pills. What can happen in this case? Anything severe?

My friend has taken an overdose of buscopan 10mg. He has consumed around 9-10 pills. What can happen in this case? Anything severe?

Overdose: Are you in australia? If so call this number for poison control: australia- 131126 wch. Sa.Gov. Au. If you are in the us you can call: 1-800-222-1222 ...Read more

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Why is Buscopan not recommended for Achalasia sufferers?

Why is Buscopan not recommended for Achalasia sufferers?

"Buscopan": Is an INHIBITOR of GI motility (the natural contraction of your gut which is necessary to "process" food into energy. It paralyzes the ESOPHAGUS as well and ACHALASIA or narrowing/spasm of the esophagus is made WORSE when the natural contraction of the gullet
is inhibited!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Can you mix nurofen and buscopan?

Can you mix nurofen and buscopan?

Usually safe.: There are not usually any interactions between nurofen (ibuprofen) and buscopan (scopolamine). As always, however, if you feel that you're having problems with the medications, or if they do not seem to be helping, contact your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What side effects can buscopan cause?

What side effects can buscopan cause?

Buscopan: Is an old medication used for ibs. It is anti-spasmodic, . Side effects might be constipation, urinary retention, dry mouth, acid reflux, dizziness, confusion in elderly. Please look at its brochure. ...Read more

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Buscopan acid suppression, what to do?

Buscopan acid suppression, what to do?

Buscopan: Buscopan, as an anticholinergic, can result in some acid suppression, although it is a weak effect. This should not cause any side effects, and if the stomach is contributing to the abdominal symptoms, it may actually help a little bit. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can I take buscopan with antihistimanes?

Can I take buscopan with antihistimanes?

NOT recommended: Buscopan (hyoscine/scopolamine butylbromide,) is a type of medicine called an antispasmodic (peripherally acting antimuscarinic-anticholinergic). It is used to relieve irritable bowel symptoms or 'abdominal cramps'.
Buscopan can 'potentiate' (or increase) anti-cholinergic affects of anti-histamines so it not recommended to take at the same time. ...Read more

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Can I take buscopan and pantorazole together?

Can I take buscopan and pantorazole together?

Fine together: These medications are not known to not negatively interact, so taking them together should be fine. ...Read more

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Hi is it ok to use buscopan and loperamide together?

Hi is it ok to use buscopan and loperamide together?

Yes, it is okay.: It is safe to take the two together. Just be aware that both medications will have the combined effect - in different ways - of reducing water in your gastrointestinal tract. While I know that is likely what you want, be aware that you may be at risk for constipation; stop taking the medication (s) as soon as you get relief. Coordinate with your doctor her as well esp. If no relief after 1-2 days. ...Read more

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Can buscopan be used for IBS-d?

Can buscopan be used for IBS-d?

Can be helpful.: Buscopan is an anti-spasmodic medication which can be useful in IBS-d if some of the diarrhea is being caused by intestinal spasms. It is often helpful, although I would not expected to relieve all of your diarrhea. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the risk of buscopan in pregnancy?

What is the risk of buscopan in pregnancy?

Class C drug: Teratogenic effects were not observed in animal studies; embryotoxic events were observed in some studies. It crosses the placenta; may cause respiratory depression and/or neonatal hemorrhage when used during pregnancy. Transdermal scopolamine has been used as an adjunct to epidural anesthesia for cesarean delivery without adverse CNS effects on the newborn. Avoid unless clearly indicated. ...Read more

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Can I take paramol with buscopan cramps?

Can I take paramol with buscopan cramps?

Ibs: Buscopan is antispasmotic while paramol is a narcotic. The combination may make you sleepy. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin and buscopan be taken together?

Can amoxicillin and buscopan be taken together?

Drug interactions.: Hyoscine butylbromide, (scopolamine butylbromide or buscopan) & amoxicillin. Drugs. Com drug interaction checker showed on interactions betwwen scopolamine & amoxicillin. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pantoprazole & buscopan at the same time?

Is it safe to take pantoprazole & buscopan at the same time?

Yes they can be: There is no significant interaction between the two meds and so their use together should be ok. Nevertheless, unexpected reaction can occur and so if you experience anything significant, consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I take both loperamide and buscopan or buscopan and motilium!

Can I take both loperamide and buscopan or buscopan and motilium!

Yes but: You can take all 3 meds together. They work in a different way. But be careful motilium was banned in france with a black box warning, it can cause very rarely sudden cardiac death. ...Read more

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I am currently taking cipramil, can I take buscopan while on this?

I am currently taking cipramil, can I take buscopan while on this?

Buscopan: It is correct that you question interactions with medication.

Low dosages for the shortest period will be safest.

Hope this helps ...Read more

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Is it okay to take maalox suspension and buscopan tablet at the same time?

Decreases absorption: Buscopan absorption will be decreased by maalox, and you might not get the full benefit from buscopan. ...Read more

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Could you take buscopan and sudafed together?

Could you take buscopan and sudafed together?

Buscopan: There is no contra-indication for use of these two medications. ...Read more

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What are the adverse effects of buscopan on pregnancy?

What are the adverse effects of buscopan on pregnancy?

Limited date: Here is a summary of available information on use during pregnancy:

http://www. Uktis. Org/docs/hyoscine. Pdf. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and I have intestinal catarrh is buscopan safe? Or mutilium?

I'm pregnant and I have intestinal catarrh is buscopan safe? Or mutilium?

No: You should not take anything to stop diarrhea. You keep yourself hydrated. If diarrhea persist for more than 48 hrs. Or you have symptoms of dehydration you should call your dr. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is buscopan good for ibs?

Can you tell me is buscopan good for ibs?

NOT AVAILABLE IN USA: Buscopan is an antispasmodic and can be used for ibs, but not available in usa. ...Read more

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Will lanzol and buscopan help with my ibs?

Will lanzol and buscopan help with my ibs?

Not every IBS...: ...Responds to every ibs drug. In fact, ibs is a spectrum that may include diarrhea, constipation, or alternating bowel pattern as well as abdominal distress. One would not expect you to respond to a treatment aimed at correcting one predominant bowel pattern if you manifest with the other, right? ...Read more

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Can I take Imodium (loperamide) if iv been given buscopan?

Can I take Imodium (loperamide) if iv been given buscopan?

No interaction found: Hyoscine butylbromide, also known as scopolamine butylbromide and sold under the brandname Buscopan, is a medication used to treat crampy abdominal pain, renal colic, and bladder spasms. No interaction was found between this product (which is unavailable in America) with loperamide. Reference: http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1482-0, 2048-1336 ...Read more

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Is buscopan safe in pregnancy? If not what does it do to the baby?

Is buscopan safe in pregnancy? If not what does it do to the baby?

Unknown: It's not known whether this medication is safe during pregnancy or not. There aren't any studies on it's use during pregnancy. It's fda category c. This means that it should only be used if the benefits outweigh the unknown risks. ...Read more

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Hi, Can I ask about taking a buscopan venus can lead into miscarriage?

Hi, Can I ask about taking a buscopan venus can lead into miscarriage?

I am unable to find: I am unable to find buscopan venus in any directory. Would you redo the question using the chemical name? ...Read more

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They are not helpful they just send me away with gas tablets or buscopan which do nothing what could it be?

They are not helpful they just send me away with gas tablets or buscopan which do nothing what could it be?

Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Last preg. Was painful with 3mths+ of cervical spasm. Buscopan prescribed by a&e which worked. Can I use safely if happens again we r planning for nxt?

Last preg. Was painful with 3mths+ of cervical spasm. Buscopan prescribed by a&e which worked. Can I use safely if happens again we r planning for nxt?

Discuss with doc: You can discuss this with the doctor caring for you during your pregnancy. This is not a typical drug people use during pregnancy. You and your doctor will discuss the benefits vs the risks. ...Read more

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Hyoscine butylbromide (buscopan tablets) with paracetamol ok?

Buscopan Plus: Scopolamine butylbromide (buscopan) is an antispasmodic agent used to treat irritable bowel and/or menstrual cramps etc...This med is also available as a combo with paracetamol =buscopan plus, thus has been shown as safe. So if you have buscopan, adding paracetamol in recommended dosage should be ok. Consult doc if you encounter problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is the buscopan tab safe for lactating mother?

Is the buscopan tab safe for lactating mother?

Relatively: This anticholinergic is considered relatively safe during lactation when used at regular doses. It was once used in babies with colic but stopped due to a variety of side effects. These have not been seen as an issue if mom uses it during breast feeding. See. Hale t, "medications and mothers milk" 15ed, 2012. ...Read more

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Is buscopan cause bradycardia, I'm six weeks pregnant?

Is buscopan cause bradycardia, I'm six weeks pregnant?

No: This med generally will cause tachycardia. Also safety is an issue with pregnancy. Would stop the med and discuss with your ob. Additionally discuss your slow heart rate as it is coming from another source. ...Read more

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Why would Buscopan not work for my IBS if GP says that is what I have got?

Why would Buscopan not work for my IBS if GP says that is what I have got?

Depends: IBS is typically a diagnosis of exclusion. It could be associated with diarrhea predominance or constipation predominance or mixed. It also has some psychological component to it. Stress, diet, sleep etc. Needs to be stabilized as well. Not everything is treated with medications alone in this case. If it persists with lifestyle adjustments and buscopan- might need to see your GP again for work up. ...Read more

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Pain below my left ribs, about the middle. U/S normal. Waiting to have CT. Only Buscopan helps pain. Does that mean it's something in bowel?

Pain below my left ribs, about the middle. U/S normal. Waiting to have CT. Only Buscopan helps pain. Does that mean it's something in bowel?

Abdominal pain: Abdominal discomfort in that area could be due to gastric or duodenal ulcer, gastritis, pancreatic pathology or left upper colon pathology. Have blood tests ruled out pancreatitis? Abdominal us or ct scan may not show gastritis or ulcers. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you as appropriate tests, including possible endoscopy, will be ordered. ...Read more

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Can I use Ciprofloxacin & buscopan antibiotics together?

Can I use Ciprofloxacin & buscopan antibiotics together?

Yes: There are no interactions between the two. By the way, buscopan is not an antibiotic, but an antispasmodic.Good luck. ...Read more