Buscopan Cramps (Pack of 20)


  • Provides relief of IBS symptoms such as abdominal or stomach pain and cramps.
  • Contains the active ingredient hyoscine which works as an antispasmodic to relax cramping muscles in stomach and bowel, to relieve IBS symptoms.
  • Available in a pack of 20 tablets
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    Product information

    Buscopan Cramps tablets contain hyoscine butylbromide, which is an antispasmodic. It is effective to provide relief from stomach or bowel pain and cramps associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), buscopan for stomach cramps work by relaxing the cramping muscles of your stomach and bowel, or urinary tract.

    How to Use

    Adults and children aged 12 years or over
    Take two tablets four times a day

    Children aged between 6 to 12 years old
    Take one tablet three times a day

    Swallow the tablet whole with water. Do not crush or chew the tablet.

    Talk to your pharmacist or doctor if you develop new symptoms or if your symptoms get worse or have not improved over two weeks.

    Cautions and Hazards

    Before using this product, always read the patient information leaflet to make sure that it is the appropriate medication for you.

    Do not take Buscopan Cramps if:

    • ingredients of Buscopan Cramps (prefer refer to the patient information leaflet for a full list of ingredients)
    • You are intolerant to or your digestive system cannot digest some sugars (as the tablet coating contains a small amount of sucrose)
    • You have glaucoma (an eye problem)
    • You have megacolon (a very enlarged bowel)
    • You have myasthenia gravis (a rare muscle weakness problem)
    • You are pregnant, likely to get pregnant, or are breast-feeding
    • Do not take this medicine if any of the above applies to you. If you are not sure, talk to your pharmacist or doctor before taking this medicine.

    Check with your pharmacist or doctor before taking Buscopan Cramps, if any of the following apply to you:

    • You have recently passed blood from the bowel
    • You have abdominal pain or any other pain and discomfort
    • You have severe constipation
    • You are feeling sick or vomiting
    • You have lost your appetite or lost weight
    • You have difficulty or pain passing water (urine)
    • You have abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge
    • You have a very fast heart rate or other heart problems
    • You have been treated by a doctor for a severe sweating problem
    • If you are not sure if any of the above applies to you, talk to your pharmacist or doctor before taking this medicine.

    Taking other medicines

    • Buscopan Cramps can affect the way some other medicines work. Also some other medicines can affect the way Buscopan Cramps works. In particular tell your pharmacist or doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
    • Antihistamines – used to treat hay fever and other allergies
    • Tricyclic medicines – used to treat depression and some types of pain
    • Butyrophenones or phenothiazines – used to treat severe mental illness such as schizophrenia. These are also known as ‘antipsychotics’
    • Dopamine antagonists such as metoclopramide for feeling sick
    • Beta 2 adrenergic medicines such as salbutamol inhalers for asthma
    • Quinidine or disopyramide – used to control your heart beat
    • Amantadine – used for Parkinson’s disease and flu
    • Tiotropium or ipratropium – medicines inhaled to treat breathing problems
    • If you are not sure if any of the above applies to you, talk to your pharmacist or doctor before taking this medicine.

    Driving and using machines
    Some people may have temporary blurring of vision while taking this medicine. If this happens to you, wait until your vision returns to normal before driving or using any tools or machines.

    How to store

    Do not store above 25°C. Keep in the original packaging. Keep out of the sight and reach of children. Do not take Buscopan Cramps after the expiry date which you will find printed on the packaging.

    You can find further information about Buscopan Cramps in the product information leaflet here.

Although all of our content is written and reviewed by healthcare professionals, it should not be substituted for or used as medical advice. If you have any questions about your health, please speak to your doctor.

Authored Oct 28, 2020 by Joseph Issac, MPharm
Reviewed Oct 29, 2021 by Prabjeet Saundh, MPharm