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Brand name: Buscopan TM

Active ingredients: hyoscine butylbromide

What it is used for

Spasm of the gastrointestinal tract

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Round, white, biconvex sugar coated tablet.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Do I need a prescription?

The packs below are available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 2 : Pharmacy Medicine.

  • 10 pack
  • 20 pack

These medicine packs are available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

  • 100 pack

Over 65?

This medicine contains the active ingredients:

If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient hyoscine butylbromide

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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