Buscopan® Cramps

  • Available from your pharmacist
  • 6+
  • Tablets
  • Lactose-free

The antispasmodic action of Buscopan® Cramps targets pain at its source – acting fast to relax and start to relieve your cramps within 15 minutes.

Buscopan Cramps pack of 20 tablets

What symptoms does Buscopan® Cramps relieve?

Abdominal pain

Abdominal cramps

Abdominal discomfort


Dosage and method of use

For children aged 6+ and adults.

Children 6 - 12 years: 1 tablet three times daily.

Adults: 2 tablets four times daily.

For the symptomatic relief of IBS, the recommended starting dose is 1 tablet three times daily, this can be increased up to 2 tablets four times daily if necessary.

Should not be taken continuously for more than 2 weeks.

If new symptoms develop or if your symptoms get worse or have not improved over 2 weeks, talk to your pharmacist or doctor. 

Oral administration

Do not take if you are pregnant, likely to get pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Not recommended for children under 6 years. 

  •  Formula

Active ingredient

Thanks to its active ingredient - Hyoscine Butylbromide - Buscopan® Cramps will help relax your stomach and bowel cramps – soothing your pain and discomfort.

Ícono que muestra la flor de la planta Duboisia.

Hyosine Butylbromide

Found naturally in the shrub Duboisia – a native plant of Australia – Hyoscine butylbromide has been used for almost 70 years to provide relief from abdominal pain and cramps. Today, its best seeds are carefully grown in greenhouses to make the most of its natural properties.

Mock up of the Buscopan Cramps active ingredient Hyoscine acting on gut smooth muscle
  • Mode of action

How does Buscopan® Cramps work?

When you take Buscopan® Cramps, its active ingredient, hyoscine butylbromide, directly targets the smooth muscles in your abdomen with an antispasmodic effect. Unlike analgesics, it relaxes the smooth muscle spasms that cause pain. Within 15 minutes, Buscopan® Cramps will start to soothe your pain - and you can get on with your day.

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Frequent questions

    Hypersensitivity to the components of the formula, glaucoma, myasthenia gravis and megacolon, as well as mechanical obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract or paralytic or obstructed ileus, intolerance or indigestion of some sugars (tablet contains sucrose). Do not take product if you are pregnant, likely to get pregnant, or are breast-feeding. 

    Buscopan® Cramps starts working within 15 minutes of taking it.

    Children over 6 years old and adults. Do not take Buscopan® Cramps if you are pregnant, likely to get pregnant or are breast-feeding.

    Buscopan® Cramps helps relieve abdominal pain caused by cramps, thanks to the active ingredient that directly targets the source of pain, relaxing the muscles in the gut and reducing cramps.

    Children 6 - 12 years: 1 tablet three times daily. Adults: 2 tablets four times daily. For the symptomatic relief of IBS, the recommended starting dose is 1 tablet three times daily, this can be increased up to 2 tablets four times daily if necessary. Should not be taken continuously for more than 2 weeks. 

    Do not store above 25°C. Keep in the original packaging. Keep out of the sight and reach of children

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

    In drug stores such as pharmacy, Boots or Superdrug. Buscopan Cramps is available behind the counter upon pharmacist recommendation

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

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