GENERIC NAME: HYOSCINE BUTYLBROMIDE - ORAL (HI-oh-seen BYOU-tull-BROH-mide)
BRAND NAME(S): Buscopan
USES: This medication is used to relieve bladder or intestinal spasms.
HOW TO USE: Take as directed. The usual maximum number of tablets per day is 6. Swallow tablets whole with a glass of water. Take at least one hour before antacids or certain anti-diarrhea drugs (e.g., kaolin-pectin type).
SIDE EFFECTS: Constipation, dry mouth, trouble urinating, or nausea could occur. If these continue or are bothersome, notify your doctor promptly. Very unlikely but report: rash, itching, swelling of the hands or feet, trouble breathing, increased pulse, dizziness, diarrhea, vision problems, eye pain. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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