What is buscopan used for?
Buscopan is used to relieve abdominal cramps which cause pain and discomfort associated with your digestive tract, and in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
How many buscopan tablets should I take?
Adults and children over 12 years old can take 2 tablets four times daily.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
For IBS sufferers, for adults and children over 12 years old should start with 1 tablet three times daily. This can be increased to a maximum of 2 tablets four times daily where needed.
Relief of spasm of gastrointestinal tract
For Adults and children over 12 years: Two tablets (20 mg) four times daily.
For the symptomatic relief of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Adults and children over 12 years: The recommended starting dose is 1 tablet up to three times daily, this can be increased up
to 2 tablets four times daily if necessary.
If symptoms do not improve or if they worsen after 2 weeks of treatment a doctor should be consulted.
Buscopan 10mg Coated Tablets should not be taken on a continuous daily basis or for extended periods without investigating
the cause of abdominal pain.