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Doctor insights on: Buscopan Interactions

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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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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