What is Buscopan?
Buscopan is an antispasmodic medication which specifically relieves stomach pain with cramps.
Buscopan acts where the pain develops - in the intestine. Buscopan works directly on the muscles in the intestine to relieve the cramps and spasms that cause discomfort. With Buscopan, you can be confident that you are targeting the cause of your discomfort and cramps and that you will thereby solve the problems rather than mask the pain.2
Buscopan is one of the widely most used and highly trusted medicines for this indication.
What are the differences between Buscopan and a painkiller (analgesic)?
Buscopan acts only where the cramps and pains occur - in the intestine. Many analgesics act by blocking pain signals, thereby relieving the pain. Buscopan acts only where the pain occurs and treats the spasms that cause the pain.
When should I see my doctor about my abdominal cramps?
You should be especially cautious if your ailment lasts longer than 48 hours or if the pain worsens, if you have a fever, if you notice blood in your stools, or if you notice sudden weight loss. You should then consult a doctor and ask their advice.
Is it safe to take Buscopan during pregnancy or lactation?
Buscopan is not recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding. If you are suffering from stomach pain with cramps and are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should consult with your doctor.