HYOSCINE BUTYLBROMIDE = BUTYLSCOPOLAMINE injectable

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    Prescription under medical supervision

     

    Therapeutic action

    • Antispasmodic, anticholinergic drug

    Indications

    • Spasms of the gastrointestinal tract and genitourinary tract

    Forms and strengths, route of administration

    • 20 mg in 1 ml ampoule (20 mg/ml) for IM, SC or slow IV injection

    Dosage

    • Adult: 20 to 40 mg to be repeated if necessary (max. 100 mg daily)

    Duration

    • According to clinical response; no prolonged treatment.

    Contra-indications, adverse effects, precautions

    • Do not administer to patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia, urinary retention, closed-angle glaucoma, tachycardia.
    • May cause: urinary retention, dryness of the mouth, constipation, blurred vision, tachycardia (anticholinergic effects).
    • Administer with caution and under close supervision:
      • in the event of heart failure, coronary insufficiency, cardiac rhythm disorders, hypertension;
      • to patients taking other anticholinergic drugs (antidepressants, antipsychotics, H-1 antihistamines, antiparkinsonians, etc.).
    • Administer with caution to patients with fever (may affect thermoregulation).
    • Pregnancy: no contra-indication; NO PROLONGED TREATMENT
    • Breast-feeding: no contra-indication; NO PROLONGED TREATMENT

    Storage

     
    – Below 25 °C