Buscopan candles user guide
Buscopan is a drug from the group of blockers of m-cholinergic receptors.
The active substance of the candles is hyoscine butyl bromide in a dosage of 10 mg. As auxiliary components used purified water, solid fat.
Candles of Buskopan contribute to the provision of spasmolytic effect, as well as a decrease in the secretion of digestive glands.
Dosage, route of administration
Adults and patients older than 6 years of age are recommended to use the drug rectally for 1-2 suppositories 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's body.
To date, there has been no report of an overdose of the drug.
In case of an overdose, the risk of dry mouth, redness of the skin, tachycardia, visual impairment, oppression of the normal functioning of the gastrointestinal tract increases.
As a treatment, the stomach should be washed using activated carbon and a solution of magnesium sulfate (15%). Then, the use of drugs from the cholinomimetic group is recommended.
If glaucoma develops, pilocarpine in the form of eye drops is recommended. As necessary, holinomimetics intended for intramuscular or intravenous administration may be used, and additional maintenance treatment is also prescribed.
When urine retention may require a procedure for urinary bladder catheterization.
Indications for the use of the drug Buskopan are the development of hepatic, biliary and intestinal colic, spastic dyskinesia of the gallbladder and biliary tract, gastric ulcer, pylorospasm, algodismenorea.
Contraindications to the use of Buscupan suppositories are: intolerance of auxiliary and active substances of the drug, development of closed-angle glaucoma, pulmonary edema, myasthenia gravis, cerebral arteriosclerosis.
Use during pregnancy
To date, there have been no reports of adverse effects of the drug on the fetus.
The drug can be used in the first trimester of pregnancy with extreme caution in the appointment and under the supervision of the treating doctor.
The use of Buscupan suppositories can promote the development of such undesirable side reactions: dry skin and mucous membranes, tachycardia, drowsiness, urinary disorders, skin rashes, difficulty breathing.
Interaction with other drug groups
The use of Buscupan suppositories can enhance the effect of tricyclic antidepressants, antihistamines, 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 provoked by the use of beta-adrenomimetics.
The drug is used with extreme caution in the suspected development of intestinal obstruction, with benign prostatic hyperplasia, with tachyarrhythmia 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
Cost of candles Buskopan for the period September 2015 is formed as follows: 330-340 rubles. The price is formed depending on the manufacturer of the medicine.
Buscopan candles analogues
Analogues of Buskopan on the active substance do not exist today.
Analogues on the pharmaceutical group (m-cholinolytics): Atrovent, Atropine, Vesicar, Gastrozem, Gastrotsepin, Glipin, Detrusitol, Driptan, Ipravent, Ipratropium Steri Neb, Krasavki extract, Metacin, Midratsil, Midrum, Novitropan, Oxybutin, Pyrene, Pitofenona hydrochloride, Platifylline , Riabal, Rolitan, Spasmox, Spiriva, Trigan, Tropicamide, Truvent, Urotol, Fenpiperinium bromide, Cyclosyl, Cyclomed, Cycloptic, Cystrin.