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Published: 12/2008

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Buscopan Tablets 10mg
 Active ingredient:
Scopolamine butylbromide
 Dosage form:
white tablet (diameter: 7.0mm, thickness: 3.8mm)
 Print on wrapping:
(Face) Buscopan Tablets 10mg, BS
(Back) ブスコパン錠10mg, company logo, Boehringer Ingelheim, recycle mark

Effects of this medicine

As an anticholinergic agent, this medicine has an antispasmodic effect and inhibitory effects on gastrointestinal motility, gastric juice secretion and increased intravesical pressure. These actions provide the relief from pain due to muscle spasm and excessive tension in the gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract and bladder.
Usually, this medicine is used to treat spasms and hypermotility due to gastric or duodenal ulcer, esophageal or pyloric spasm, gastritis, enteritis, intestinal colic, spastic constipation, functional diarrhea, cholecystitis, cholangitis, cholelithiasis, biliary dyskinesia, sequela of cholecystectomy, urinary calculus, cystitis and convulsion and hypermobility in dysmenorrhea.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have hemorrhagic colitis (bachteruak diarrhea), glaucoma, prostatic hypertrophy, heart disease, paralytic ileus, or hyperthyroidism.
  • If you are already pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • General dosage regimen: usually for adult, one to two tablets (10-20mg of scopolamine butylbromide) are orally administered three to five times daily. The dosage may be adjusted according to the patient's age and severity of symptoms. Follow your doctor's instructions.
  • If you are ordered to take this medicine on regular schedule and you missed a dose, take as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. DO NOT take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you took too much of this medicine, check with your doctor/pharmacist immediately.
  • Do not stop your medication without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Do not engage in driving a car, operating machinery, or other hazardous activities. This medicine may cause double vision, blurred vision, or abnormal glare, etc.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: thirst/dry mouth, constipation, optical accommodation disorder, heart pounding, flatulence (abdominal distension), rash.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • nausea, vomiting, chills, difficulty in breathing [shock, anaphylactoid symptoms]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from heat, moisture and direct sunlight.
  • Discard unused medicine.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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