Buscopan® / Buscapina®

Buscopan® / Buscapina®

The targeted and effective answer for abdominal problems from cramping pain to discomfort.

  • allows cramped muscles to gently relax and return to normal
  • proven effectiveness and safety for more than 50 years
  • does not contain Gluten

Buscopan® is an antispasmodic medication which specifically relieves abdominal discomfort and pain due to cramps and spasms.

Buscopan® offers a targeted relief of your abdominal discomfort and cramps. It acts where the pain develops - in the abdomen. Buscopan® works directly on the muscles of your bowel to relieve the cramps and spasm that cause the discomfort. With Buscopan®, you can be confident that you are targeting the cause of your discomfort and cramps and thus that you efficaciously solve the problem avoiding simply masking it. Buscopan® is one of the most used and trusted medicines in this indication.


For more than 50 years, Buscopan® provides targeted, safe and effective relief from abdominal discomfort and pain. It goes straight to the site of the pain, allowing cramped muscles to gently relax and return to normal. Its active ingredient is Hyoscine Butylbromide, an antispasmodic medication derived from a species of the plant Duboisia. The effectiveness and safety of Buscopan® has been proven for more than fifty years. No wonder it is the world's leading brand for the treatment of abdominal cramps pain and discomfort.


Buscopan® is available from your pharmacy.

  • Can I take more than the normal dosage to get faster relief?

    This is not recommended. An increase of the recommended dosage in general will not accelerate the effect and can perhaps even have negative effects. The dosage that is indicated on the instruction leaflet or that has been recommended by your doctor or pharmacist is best for the type and severity of your ailment potential causes and helpful treatments for this very common health problem.

  • How long can I take Buscopan®?

    BUSCOPAN® should not be taken on a continuous daily basis or for extended periods without investigating the cause of abdominal pain.

  • How do I take Buscopan® or Buscopan® Plus?

    It is recommended to take Buscopan® tablets or Buscopan® Plus tablets unchewed and with enough water (usually a full glass). Fore more information, please refer to the package instruction leaflet of your country. If in doubt, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

  • Is it safe to take Buscopan® during pregnancy or lactation?

    As a precautionary measure, it is preferable to avoid the use of BUSCOPAN® during pregnancy and lactation.

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