Is hyoscine butylbromide safe in early pregnancy?
No adverse effects during pregnancy or lactation have been proven; however, its use is recommended with caution under the first trimester. Side effects include: dry mouth, facial flushing, intermittent loss of accommodation reflexes, urinary retention and constipation.
Can I take hyoscine butylbromide during pregnancy?
As a precautionary measure Buscopan is not recommended during pregnancy. There is insufficient information on the excretion of hyoscine butylbromide and its metabolites in human milk. A risk to the breastfeeding child cannot be excluded. Use of Buscopan during breastfeeding is not recommended.
Why is Buscopan given in pregnancy?
Buscopan (Hyoscine Butyl-N-Bromide) and Scopolamine have been used for pain relief and shortening of labor. Epidosin (Valethemate bromide) has neurotropic and musculotropic actions, resulting in relaxation of cervical musculature leading to quick dilatation of cervix and shortened labor.
Why do we give hyoscine in Labour?
Hyoscine butyl bromide is spasmolytic drug that act by competitive antagonism to acetyl choline at post ganglionic parasympathetic nerve ending. It is claimed to reduce duration of labor by accelerating cervical dilatation without major side effects. It reduces the spasm of the smooth muscles.
Is it OK to take buscopan while pregnant?
Pregnancy and breastfeeding Buscopan is not usually recommended during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Tiny amounts of Buscopan may get into breast milk, but it’s not known if it harms your baby. There’s a small risk that Buscopan may reduce your milk production.
What category is buscopan in pregnancy?
Category B2. There is limited data from the use of hyoscine butylbromide in pregnant women. As a precautionary measure, it is preferable to avoid the use of BUSCOPAN® during pregnancy. There is insufficient information on the excretion of BUSCOPAN® and its metabolites in human milk.
Is it OK to take Buscopan while pregnant?
Can buscopan be given in pregnancy?
Buscopan is not usually recommended during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Tiny amounts of Buscopan may get into breast milk, but it’s not known if it harms your baby. There’s a small risk that Buscopan may reduce your milk production.
Is buscopan syrup safe for babies?
Buscopan® Syrup can be used in infants and children for relief from stomach cramps and infant colic. Buscopan® Syrup contains ‘hyoscine butylbromide’, an antispasmodic, used in the treatment of conditions associated with abdominal spasm (‘cramps’).
What is the effect of hyoscine?
Hyoscine butylbromide is an antispasmodic medicine which is taken to relieve cramps in the stomach, intestines or bladder. In particular, it helps to ease bloating and the spasm-type pain that can be associated with irritable bowel syndrome and diverticular disease.
Who should not take buscopan?
Do not take BUSCOPAN Tablets if:
- You are allergic (hypersensitive) to hyoscine butylbromide or any of the other ingredients (listed in section 6)
- You have glaucoma (an eye problem)
- You have something called ‘myasthenia gravis’ (a very rare muscle weakness problem)
- You have a suspected or confirmed blockage of the bowel.