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Injection
Published: 12/2017

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 :
SCOPOLAMINE BUTYLBROMIDE INJECTION 20mg "TOWA"
 Active ingredient:
Scopolamine butylbromide
 Dosage form:
injection
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Effects of this medicine

This medicine is an anticholinergic agent with antispasmodic effects and suppressive effects on digestive tract movement, gastric secretion and increase in intravesical pressure. This medicine suppresses pain due to spasms of muscles in the urinary tract, bladder, etc., as well as excessive tension.
It is usually used to treat gastric/duodenal ulcer, esophageal spasm, pylorospasm, gastritis, enteritis, intestinal colic, spastic constipation, functional diarrhea, cholecystitis/cholangitis, gallstone, biliary dyskinesia, aftereffects of stomach/gallbladder resection, urinary stone, bladder inflammation, spasms of the urethra/urinary bladder due to insertion of a device, dysmenorrhea and spasms of the lower uterine segment during labor. It is also used to prepare for X-ray examination or endoscopy of the digestive tract.

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

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have hemorrhagic colitis (bacterial diarrhea), glaucoma, urination disturbance due to prostatic hypertrophy, heart disease, paralytic ileus or hyperthyroidism.
  • If you are pregnant or 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))
  • In general, for adults, inject intravenously, subcutaneously or intramuscularly.
  • The treatment span with this medicine is determined based on your symptoms.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Symptoms such as double vision, foggy vision, drowsiness and dizziness may occur. Do not operate dangerous machinery, such as driving a car.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include dry mouth, impaired visual accommodation, palpitation, facial flush, dizziness, rash, hives, erythema and itch. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
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, chill, respiratory distress [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

  • After examination, lie down for a while to see if there is any change in your physical condition. When moving your body, do so slowly.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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