Buscopan side effects

What side effects can Butylscopolamine have?

Below you will find the most important information about possible known side effects of butylscopolamine.
These side effects do not occur, but you can. Because every person reacts differently to medication. Please also note that the type and frequency of side effects may vary depending on the drug formulation (eg tablet, syringe, ointment).

Rare side effects:
At injection hypotension, dizziness, facial redness, redness, increased photosensitivity.

Very rare side effects:
Hypersensitivity reactions such as hives, rashes, dyspnoea, sweating, nausea, water retention of lips, eyelids, tongue and throat (Quincke’s edema); allergic shock, glaucoma, inhibition of sweat glands, dry mouth, urethral dribbling, decreased urinary stream, urinary obstruction, constipation, accelerated heartbeat (tachycardia).

What interactions does butylscopolamine show?

Please note that the interactions may vary depending on the drug formulation of a drug (eg tablet, syringe, ointment).

Butylscopolamine may enhance the effect of the following agents:

  • Amantadine (in Parkinson’s disease)
  • of tricyclic antidepressants
  • of remedies for malaria
  • the antiarrhythmics quinidine and disopyramide
  • the H1 antihistamines used in allergies
  • of beta-2-sympathomimetics (in asthma).

A mutually attenuating effect is possible with concomitant use of metoclopramide or cisapride. These two substances stimulate the gastrointestinal tract in its mobility.

Potential Buscopan side effects may include:

Effect
Percentage

15%

7%