Buscopan Inj 2ml

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Scopolamine(40.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Buscopan injection contains a medicine called Hyoscine (also known as Scopolamine). It belongs to a class of antispasmodic medicines. Buscopan injection is used for relieving pain associated with spas...
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Uses of Buscopan 40 MG

Buscopan injection is useful to treat muscle spasms.

Contraindications of Buscopan 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to Hyoscine or any other ingredients of this medicine
  • If you have glaucoma (a condition in which pressure in the eye increases and gradually leads to loss of vision)
  • If you have problems with your stomach and intestines
  • If you have prostatic hypertrophy (condition occurs in men, having symptoms like difficulty in urination, frequent urge to go to urination, dribbling of urine)
  • If you have a condition in which intestines get obstructed produces symptoms like severe abdominal pain, loss of appetite, constipation, vomiting, swelling of the abdomen.
  • If you have paralytic ileus (malfunctioning of nerves and muscles of the intestine which produces symptoms like, abdominal cramping, appetite loss, feeling of fullness, constipation, stomach swelling ...
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  • If you have megacolon (abnormal dilatation of large intestine)
  • If you have increased or fast heartbeats
  • If you have myasthenia gravis (a disease which produces muscle weakness in the body. Produces symptoms like double vision, trouble in talking, difficulty in walking or drooping of the eyelid)
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Side effects of Buscopan 40 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Injection site pain
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty in passing urine
  • Abnormal sweating
  • Redness of the face
  • Skin rashes & itching
  • Blurry vision
  • Increased heartbeats
  • Low blood pressure
  • Accumulation of urine
  • Breathing problem
  • Eye related problem

Precautions and Warnings of Buscopan 40 MG



Can I take Buscopan Injection during pregnancy?
Buscopan injection is not recommended for use during pregnancy due to limited safety information.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Buscopan Injection while breastfeeding?
There is limited information about the effects of Buscopan injection during breastfeeding. Thus it should not be used by a lactating mother until prescribed by a doctor.


Can I drive if I have taken Buscopan Injection?
Buscopan injection may produce blurring of vision and dizziness. Therefore, it should be avoided if you are driving or operating heavy machinery.


Can I consume alcohol with Buscopan Injection?
Alcohol intake, along with the use of Buscopan injection, can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Thus you should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your heart like heart-pumping problems, heart rhythm problems, high blood pressure and heart surgery. As Buscopan may produce increased heartbeats, low blood pressure and severe...
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  • You have high body temperature, as buscopan decreases the sweating, so you should exercise caution
  • You have thyroid related disorder.
  • You experience symptoms like severe stomach pain, fever, nausea, vomiting, decrease blood pressure, fainting, blood in stool even after taking Buscopan injection, consult to your doctor immediately fo...
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  • You have pain or redness in the eye and loss of vision after using this medicine, you should immediately consult your doctor. As this medicine increases eye pressure especially if you are suffering fr...
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  • Always look for any severe allergic reaction or episodes of shock and breathing problems after getting injection as there are chances of severe anaphylactic reactions after getting it.
  • This medicine should not be taken daily without consultation with your doctor or without investigating the reason for stomach pain.
  • This medicine is not recommended to be used in children.

Mode of Action of Buscopan 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Some chemical substances are released in the body in response to an injury or spasm, which produces pain by cramping the muscles of the intestine, stomach, ureter and bladder (both are a part of the u...
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Directions for Use of Buscopan 40 MG

Buscopan injection is to be taken in an injection form in your vein or muscle. Your doctor or trained nursing staff will give it. Do not self-inject this medicine. It should be taken for frequency pre...
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Interactions of Buscopan 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Buscopan injection should not be given by the intramuscular route to the patient who is being treated with blood-thinning medicines like warfarin, Apixaban, Dabigatran, etc. as there are chances of he...
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  • Buscopan injection increases the side effects of medicines like those used in psychiatric illness such as Doxepin, Antihistaminics (used in allergy), Quinidine (used in heart problem), Amantadine (use...
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  • You may experience an increase in heartbeats, when taking this medicine along with medicines like Epinephrine (used to restore heart rhythm, control glaucoma and asthma), Dobutamine (used in heart-pum...
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  • If you take Buscopan with medicines like Metoclopramide (used for nausea), the effect of both the medicine decreases.

Storage and disposal of Buscopan 40 MG

  • Buscopan injection should be stored below 30°C.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Buscopan 40 MG


Chances of getting an overdose of Buscopan injection is unlikely because it is given by an experienced healthcare professional in a hospital or clinic. If you experience any abnormal symptoms after ta...
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Missed a Dose

Although, Buscopan injection is to be given by your healthcare provider, if they forget a dose, inform them as soon as you remember it.

Content Details


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What are the uses of Buscopan injection?

A: It is used to treat muscle spasm due to renal colic (pain due to kidney stones), biliary colic (pain due to blockage in bile duct due to gallstones) and it is also used during certain surgical procedures where spasm could be a problem.

Q: What is the Buscopan injection dosage for adults?

A: The dose and duration vary among individual depending upon the underlying disease. Let your doctor decide what dose is to be given to you after accessing your problem.

Q: Can I take Buscopan injection if I have eye related problem?

A: No, Buscopan can increases the pressure in the eye. So if you take this injection, your symptoms may get worse and your eyes may get further damaged.

Q: What does Buscopan Injection contains?

A: Buscopan injection contains a medicine, Scopolamine or Hyoscine. It is an antispasmodic medicine.

Q: Can we use Buscopan injection in children?

A: No, Buscopan injection use in children is not recommended.

Q: Is Buscogast and Buscopan same?

A: Both contains hyoscine as active constituents and belongs to class of antispasmodic medicine used for the treatment of smooth muscle spasms and relieving pain associated with that.

Q: I am having abdominal pain; can I use Buscopan injection?

A: There are many reasons for abdominal pain. It would help if you never decide for yourself. Always consult your doctor. After doing careful clinical examination and investigation, he may prescribe this medicine. Use this medicine in the exact dose and frequency advised by your doctor.

Q: Can I take Buscopan injection with blood-thinning medicines?

A: Buscopan injection should not be given by intramuscular route to the patients who are being treated with blood-thinning medicines like Warfarin, Apixaban, Dabigatran etc. as there are chances of localized blood collection under the skin.

Q: I am also taking medicines for allergy, can I use Buscopan injection?

A: One of the groups of medicine used for relieving allergies is known as anti-histaminic. If you take Buscopan injection with them, the side effects of Buscopan may increase. So always tell your doctor about that.

Q: I am suffering from asthma; can I use Buscopan injection?

A: Buscopan injection increases the side effects of itself and of medicines used in asthma; thus, it always advisable to tell your doctor about the condition and medicines you are using beforehand.

Q: Who should not use Buscopan Injection ?

A: Buscopan injection is contraindicated in those who are allergic to Hyoscine.If you are suffering from increased pressure in eyes (glaucoma), problems with stomach or intestine, enlarged prostrate, blockage in the stomach and intestine, irregular heart beats. It is advised that you should consult your doctor regarding your medical condition prior taking this medicine.

Q: Can Buscopan injection be administered to children?

A: No Buscopan injection is not recommended for children especially those under 6 years. Please do not use any medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can I consume alcohol after taking Buscopan injection ?

A: Consuming alcohol is not recommended after taking Buscopan injection as it can make you more dizzy and increse the risk of other side effects.

Q: Where do you inject Buscopan?

A: Buscopan injection is to be given by healthcare professionals only. It must not be self-administered. The doctor will decide the route of administration.

Q: How long does buscopan injection take to work?

A: Buscopan injection will start working within 15 minutes after its administration.


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ContainsScopolamine(40.0 Mg)
UsesMuscle spasm
Side effectsDizziness, dryness in mouth, injection site pain, constipation
Last Updated on: 06 Dec 2021 | 04:35 PM (IST)
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