Buscopan Candles Instructions for Use
- Buscopan Candles Instructions for Use
Buscopan is a drug from the group of blockers of m-cholinergic receptors.
The active ingredient of candles is hyoscine butyl bromide in a dosage of 10 mg. As auxiliary components used purified water, solid fat.
Candles Buscopan contribute to the antispasmodic effect, as well as reduce the secretion of digestive glands.
Dosage, method of application
Adults and patients over 6 years old are recommended to use the drug rectally, 1-2 candles up to 3 times a day.
The exact dosage and duration of the drug is determined by the attending physician, taking into account the manifestations of the disease and the individual characteristics of the patient.
To date, no overdose has been reported.
In case of overdose, the risk of dry mouth, redness of the skin, tachycardia, visual impairment, inhibition of the normal functioning of the gastrointestinal tract increases.
As a treatment, wash the stomach with activated carbon and magnesium sulfate solution (15%). Then recommended taking medications from the group of cholinomimetics.
In case of development of glaucoma, the use of pilocarpine in the form of eye drops is recommended. As necessary, cholinomimetics intended for intramuscular or intravenous administration can be used, in addition, supportive treatment is prescribed.
For urinary retention, a bladder catheterization procedure may be required.
The indications for the use of the drug Buscopan are the development of hepatic, biliary and intestinal colic, spastic dyskinesia of the gallbladder and biliary tract, gastric ulcer, pilorospasma, algomenorrhea.
Contraindications to the use of Buscopan suppositories are: intolerance to auxiliary and active ingredients of the drug, development of angle-closure glaucoma, pulmonary edema, myasthenia, cerebral arteriosclerosis.
Use during pregnancy
To date, no cases of adverse effects of the drug on the fetus have been reported.
The drug can be used in the 1st trimester of pregnancy with special care for the purpose and under the supervision of the attending physician.
The use of Buscopan suppositories can contribute to the development of such undesirable side reactions: dryness of the skin and mucous membranes, tachycardia, drowsiness, impaired urination, skin rashes, and difficulty in breathing.
Interaction with other groups of drugs
The use of Buscopan suppositories can enhance the effect of tricyclic antidepressants, antihistamine medicines, disopyramide.
With simultaneous use with metoclopramide, a weakening of the effects on the gastrointestinal tract of both drugs is observed.
Buscopan can contribute to the development of tachycardia, which is triggered by the use of beta-adrenomimetics.
The drug is used with extreme caution in case of suspected intestinal obstruction, with benign prostatic hyperplasia, with tachyarrhythmias and atrial fibrillation.
Storage of the drug should be carried out in a dark place, protected from direct sunlight. The recommended storage temperature is up to 25 degrees.
Buscopan candles Price
The cost of Buscopan candles for the period September 2015 is formed like this: 330-340 rubles. The price is formed depending on the manufacturer of the drug.
Buscopan Candles Analogues
Analogues of Buscopan on the active substance does not exist today.
Analogues of pharmaceutical group , Riabal, Roliten, Spasmex, Spiriva, Trigan, Tropicamide, Truvent, Urotol, Fenpiverinium bromide, Cyclolosyl, Cyclomed, Cyclotic, Cystrin.