Abdominal pain and cramps can seriously affect our ability to enjoy our lives. The good news is that there is a range of things we can do to minimise the negative effect of abdominal pain and to prevent it from recurring. From proven home remedies to safe and reliable over-the-counter antispasmodic medication: you don't have to let abdominal pain and cramps control your life.
This section of the Buscopan® website presents information on how to reduce the impact of abdominal pain and cramps, as well as tips for how to prevent it from returning. Information is divided into advice for sufferers of abdominal cramps and IBS, and for sufferers of menstrual pain.
If you are troubled by recurring abdominal pain and cramps and/or have disturbed bowel habits (diarrhoea, constipation), bloating or flatulence, or if you have fever and/or weight loss, it is very important that you visit your health care professional. She or he will be able to carry out tests to define the source of the problem. If no other cause can be found, your doctor may diagnose you with IBS. It is essential, however, to discuss your symptoms with your doctor: this ensures that you are able to help yourself in the most effective and safest way possible.
Abdominal pain before and during menstruation is quite normal. But this certainly does not mean that it is pleasant or desirable. For many women, proven household remedies provide comfort and relief from menstrual pain. For times when these remedies are ineffective or unavailable, Buscopan® Plus is an effective treatment that delivers fast relief from menstrual pain.
If you notice that your menstrual pain is worsening, or that your usual menstrual cycle becomes irregular, or if your experience abdominal pain at unexpected times in your cycle, please seek the advice of a qualified medical practitioner. She or he will be able to help you find the cause of the changes.