Is Buscopan the same as Scopex?
Hoechst’s German competitor, Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, produces the dipyrone combination drug Buscopan Co for the local market. And South African-based Adcock Ingram markets a similar drug called Scopex Co.
What is the generic name of Buscopan?
About hyoscine butylbromide
|Type of medicine
|An antimuscarinic antispasmodic
|Relief of lower tummy (abdominal) pain caused by spasm in the muscles of the digestive system or urinary system
|Scopolamine (in US); Buscopan®
What is Scopex for?
Scopex Co is indicated for severe stomach cramps. It contains a potent anti-spasmodic (hyoscine butylbromide) and dipyrone, a NSAID with Anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effects.
What is the generic name of hyoscine?
|scopolamine butylbromide, butylscopolamine bromide (JAN JP )
|US DailyMed: n-butylscopolammonium_bromide
|Routes of administration
|By mouth, rectal, intravenous
How do you take Scopex?
Two tablets (20 mg) four times daily.
What is Kantrexil used for?
KANTREX (kanamycin) Injection in concentrations of 0.25 percent (2.5 mg/mL) has been used as an irrigating solution in abscess cavities, pleural space, peritoneal and ventricular cavities.
What is an alternative to Buscopan?
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 pharmacies. Mebeverine is also available on prescription.
Is Buscopan a paracetamol?
Hyoscine-N-butylbromide + Paracetamol (Buscopan Plus) is an antispasmodic-analgesic combination used for the relief from the pain of stronger abdominal cramps including menstrual cramps and urinary tract spasm.
How often can you take Scopex?
Hyoscine butylbromide is used in the treatment of conditions associated with gastrointestinal spasm. Two tablets (20 mg) four times daily.
How do you use Soflax tablets?
Take this medication by mouth, usually at bedtime with a full glass (8 ounces or 240 milliliters) of water or juice, or as directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Decrease your dose or stop taking this medication if you develop diarrhea.
Is Buscopan the same as hyoscine?
About Buscopan Buscopan contains the active ingredient hyoscine butylbromide. It’s not the same as hyoscine hydrobromide, which is a different medicine taken to prevent motion sickness. Buscopan comes as tablets and is available on prescription.
What class is Buscopan?
It belongs to the antispasmodic drug class. Buscopan injections are used to relieve pain caused by spasms.