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Hyoscine Butylbromide

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Antispasmodic

Hyoscine Butylbromide - What is it for

​Hyoscine is used for the symptomatic relief of irritable bowel syndrome, muscle spasms in the gastrointestinal tract and urinary tract.

Hyoscine Butylbromide - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Hyoscine Butylbromide cause?

This medication may cause visual disturbances and / or blurred vision.

  • If affected, do not drive or operate machinery. Please consult your healthcare professional should such symptoms occur.

Other common side effects of this medication include dry mouth.

  • If persistent and/or causing discomfort, please consult your healthcare professional.

The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:

  • Swollen face/eyes/lips/tongue
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Itchy skin rashes over your whole body

If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.

Before taking Hyoscine Butylbromide, what precautions must I follow?

Inform your healthcare professional if:

  • You are allergic to this medication or any of the other ingredients of this medication.
  • You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • You are taking any other medications, including supplements, traditional medications and herbal remedies.
  • You have a history of irregular heart rhythm, glaucoma (abnormally high pressure in the eye) and other underlying conditions of the gastrointestinal tract.

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Hyoscine Butylbromide?

​Inform your healthcare professional if you are taking any other medications. Some medications may worsen the side effects such as dry mouth, constipation and blurred vision associated with this medication.

Hyoscine Butylbromide - Dosage and How to Use

How should Hyoscine Butylbromide be used?

  • ​Do not stop taking your medication without checking with your healthcare professional.
  • This medication may be taken with or without food.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

Hyoscine Butylbromide - Handling

How should I handle Hyoscine Butylbromide safely?

Hyoscine Butylbromide - Storage

How should I store Hyoscine Butylbromide?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#

How should I dispose of Hyoscine Butylbromide safely?

​Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.

Hyoscine Butylbromide - Additional Information

  • Updated on Sunday, February 28, 2021
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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