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Does Buscopan Help Back Spasms
Back spasms for the past 3 years to the point I vomit. Is this a serious concern? Its always on the right side and it bends me forward when spasming
Can I take a baclofen, if I had taken a tramodol 2 hours ago? I am having 10 out of 10 on the pain scale back spasms. I just n back has been spasming for about 6 hours. Some positions help but not for long. They just seem to come in waves.
Drug interaction: Tramadol is a opioid pain killer. Baclofen is a muscle relaxers. It is common to have them prescribed together for pain. You can take Baclofen for spasm. Please be aware that taking tramadol and Baclofen together can increase risks of dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. ...Read more
Pain below sternum and between rib cage above stomach that radiates to back. Usually take buscopan but pain isn't going away.?
Gall bladder pain: Can radiate to the back as you describe. If it continues see your doctor who can order an ultrasound and or HIDA scan. ...Read more
Yellow poo last 2 day wt change of poo shape then back 2 normal. Still on/off stomach (upper)/occasional abdomen pain even taking buscopan& nexium (esomeprazole).
My 4 year old has been complaining of groin pain -left side. Last night his tummy started running and he still has pain. I did give him buscopan but it does not help for pain. Pectrolyt to stop running tummy also not help?
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
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
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
Hi Dr I have abdo pains 4/7 took buscopan and and symptoms relieved and returned. Could it be gastro?
YES: Get examined asap at your local PCP or UC clinic. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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
Yes but: It is a class B2 which means the manufacturer recommends against it but there are no studies that show any harmful effects in the limited number of pregnant women who have taken it. No evidence in animal studies either. ...Read more
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
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
It is correct that you question interactions with medication.
Low dosages for the shortest period will be safest.
Hope this helps ...Read more
Decreases absorption: Buscopan absorption will be decreased by maalox, and you might not get the full benefit from buscopan. ...Read more
I've been taking propranolol 40mg 3 times a day 3 years now. Is it safe to continue taking with zolpidom and sertrilene (sp?) buscopan co-codimol
Propranalol: This combination of drugs should not cause any problem ...Read more
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
Hope this helps!
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