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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
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
My friend took an overdose of buscopan 10mg of 9 tabs. Nothing happened so he took another 20 tabs. Is there severe problem he might face. Pls reply?
Overdose: He should go to er right away. ...Read more
"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
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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