hyoscine butylbromide-oral, Buscopan (cont.)
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.
PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: glaucoma or other eye problems, heart disease, enlarged prostate (males), allergies, stomach or intestinal diseases. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known whether this drug is excreted into human milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding. Caution is advised when this drug is used in the elderly.
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