This includes medicines obtained without a prescription and herbal medicines. This is because Buscopan Tablets can affect the way some other medicines work. Also some other medicines can affect the way Buscopan Tablets work. Do not take Buscopan Tablets if you are pregnant, likely to get pregnant or are breast-feeding. Driving and using machines Some people may have sight problems while taking this medicine. If this happens to you, wait until your sight returns to normal before driving or using any tools or machines.
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It happens rarely, but some people may have a serious side effect when taking Buscopan. These are not all the side effects of Buscopan.
For a full list, see the leaflet inside your medicine packet. Information: You can report any suspected side effect to the UK safety scheme. How to cope with side effects What to do about: dry mouth - chew sugar-free gum or suck sugar-free sweets constipation - eat more high-fibre foods, such as fresh fruit and vegetables and cereals, and drink plenty of water.
Try to exercise more regularly, for example, by going for a daily walk or run. Do not take your next dose of Buscopan if your vision is still blurry. It may also help to cut down on alcohol, smoking, caffeine and big meals, as these can make the problem worse. You may need to change to a different type of medicine. Cautions with other medicines Some medicines and Buscopan can interfere with each other and increase the chances of you having side effects.
Do not take Buscopan at the same time as some travel sickness medicines, such as domperidone and metoclopramide. This is because they can cancel each other out and stop each other from working. Metoclopramide and domperidone increase the movement of the gut, whereas Buscopan reduces it. Take only 1 IBS remedy, unless your doctor advises otherwise.
Mixing Buscopan with herbal remedies and supplements There are no known problems with taking herbal remedies and supplements at the same time as Buscopan. Common questions How does Buscopan work? Buscopan relieves stomach cramps and period pains by helping your digestive system and bladder relax.
It does this by reducing the wave-like contractions of the muscle in the walls of the stomach, bowel and bladder. When will I feel better?
Buscopan tablets start to work within 15 minutes. Can I take Buscopan for a long time? Do not take Buscopan for longer than 2 weeks. Your doctor will want to rule out an illness that may be causing your symptoms. The tablets in each contain the same active ingredient hyoscine butylbromide and in the same strength 10mg. But the 2 products are marketed differently: Buscopan Cramps is targeted at stomach cramps.
It can also be used to relieve period pain and the cramping pains some people get with IBS. And the dose can be varied according to how severe your symptoms are.
Where can I buy Buscopan? Buscopan IBS Relief is available from most pharmacies and supermarkets. Buscopan Cramps is only available from behind the pharmacy counter. Can I take Buscopan with painkillers? Yes, you can take Buscopan at the same time as everyday painkillers like paracetamol and ibuprofen.
Are there other IBS remedies? Peppermint oil and mebeverine are also antispasmodic remedies. They work in a similar way to Buscopan to relax stomach muscles and ease painful cramps. Both peppermint oil and mebeverine are available to buy from high street pharmacies.
Mebeverine is also available on prescription. Will it affect my fertility? They may want to review your treatment. Will it affect my contraception? Can I drive or ride a bike? Buscopan can give you blurred vision or make you dizzy. Can I drink alcohol with it? Yes, you can drink alcohol with Buscopan. But try to keep to the recommended guidelines of no more than 14 units of alcohol a week. A standard glass of wine ml is 2 units. A pint of lager or beer is usually 2 to 3 units of alcohol.
Can lifestyle changes help? There are a number of lifestyle changes you can make to prevent or ease painful stomach cramps and IBS. It can really help to understand which, if any, foods trigger your cramps and then reduce or remove them from your diet.
Common triggers include caffeine, fizzy drinks and fried food. It can also help to control your stress levels - for example, by doing breathing exercises or trying a relaxation therapy such as yoga, Pilates or meditation.
Aim to exercise 3 times a week for at least 30 minutes. Regular activity is good for your digestive system. Related conditions.
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It happens rarely, but some people may have a serious side effect when taking Buscopan. These are not all the side effects of Buscopan. For a full list, see the leaflet inside your medicine packet. Information: You can report any suspected side effect to the UK safety scheme. How to cope with side effects What to do about: dry mouth - chew sugar-free gum or suck sugar-free sweets constipation - eat more high-fibre foods, such as fresh fruit and vegetables and cereals, and drink plenty of water.
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