GENERIC NAME: HYOSCINE (SCOPOLAMINE) - INJECTABLE (HI-oh-seen)
USES: Hyoscine is used to treat certain intestinal or bladder/urinary problems (e.g., cramps, spasms, renal or biliary colic). It works by relaxing the smooth muscle that is causing the spasms. This injectable form of hyoscine may also be used before certain medical procedures (e.g., endoscopy) to relax the smooth muscle of the stomach and intestines (gastrointestinal tract).
HOW TO USE: Learn all preparation and usage instructions in the product package. If any of the information is unclear, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Inject this medication into a vein (IV), into a muscle (IM), or under the skin (SC), over 1 minute as directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Learn how to store and discard needles and medical supplies safely. Consult your pharmacist.
SIDE EFFECTS: Dry mouth, nausea, and diarrhea may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: vision changes, trouble urinating, trouble breathing, unusually fast heartbeat. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: dizziness or lightheadedness. An allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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