Buscopan is used to provide relief from tummy cramps, pain and discomfort, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Each tablet contains 10mg of Hyoscine Butylbromide as the active ingredient. Please see product packaging for a full list of other ingredients. Each pack contains 40 tablets.
Who can use Buscopan?
Buscopan can be used by adults and children aged 12 years and over.
Tummy cramps – take two tablets up to four times daily. Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water.
Irritable bowel syndrome – start by taking one tablet three times daily. If more relief is needed, you can increase the doe to a maximum of two tablets four times daily.
Side Effects and Cautions
Reported side effects include dry mouth and dry eyes. If your vision is affected, do not drive or operare machinery. Please see patient information leaflet for a full list of known side effects.
You should not used Buscopan if you suffer from glaucoma, myasthenia gravis or megacolon, or if you are allergic to any of the product ingredients.
Pregnancy or Breastfeeding
Consult your doctor before using if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Store Buscopan tabletss below 30ºC and remember to keep all medicine out of sight and reach of children. You should return any unused or date expired medicines to your pharmacist for safe destruction.
For further information on this product please contact us or check out the manufacturer’s product information. Please read the patient information leaflet before taking this medicine. Do not share medicines with another person even if their symptoms are the same as yours. It is always better to check with your pharmacist or GP first.
If you order this medicine online you will be sent a link which will enable you to provide further information by one of our pharmacists. It will allow us to check that this medicine is safe and appropriate for you to use.