Don't let dysmenorrhea affect your day, Buscopan® Venus is your bestfriend. Buscopan® Venus provides a dual action formula that targets your menstrual cramps and reduces the pain, in as fast as 15 minutes*.5,3
Dosage and method of use
Women and girls over 10 years: 1-2 tablets, 3 times daily. The total daily dose should not exceed 6 tablets.
It should not be taken for more than 3 days without a prescription. If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
Tablets should be swallowed whole with adequate liquid.
Through its main components: Hyoscine-N-butylbromide, a known antispasmodic substance that relieves the pain by acting on the muscle spasm which causes the pain; and Paracetamol which has analgesic properties-Buscopan® Venus will help you relieve menstrual cramps and simultaneously delivers fast relief from the pain that comes with them.
For almost 70 years, nature has been the point of origin for hyoscine n-butylbromide, the active ingredient in Buscopan® Venus. This substance is gotten from the chemical processing of a plant called Duboisia, the best seeds of which are carefully grown in greenhouses. Since then, hyoscine n-butylbromide has been considered one of the most reliable treatments for relieving menstrual cramps.
Buscopan® Venus contains paracetamol, an analgesic that acts on the stomach, stopping the production of prostaglandins, which are substances that the body produces and that cause pain.
- Action mode
How does it work?
The antispasmodic effect of hyoscine n-butylbromide acts on the smooth muscle of the uterus, relaxing contractions and relieving cramps that cause pain during your period. While the analgesic effect of paracetamol relieves pain. Buscopan® Venus starts working in harmony with your body within 15 minutes*, relieving menstrual cramps.
Frequently asked questions
What is Buscopan® Venus for?
Buscopan® Venus helps relieve belly pain caused by menstrual cramps and spasm. Thanks to the active component that directly targets the source of pain, relaxing your belly muscles and reducing cramps as well as the paracetamol that delivers relief from pain.
How should I take Buscopan® Venus?
It is recommended to take it with plenty of liquid. The tablets should not be chewed.
What is the maximum dose of Buscopan® Venus?
The recommended dose is 1 or 2 tablets 3 times a day. You should not take more than 6 tablets a day. If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
Who can take Buscopan® Venus?
Children over 10 years old and adults. It is not recommended not to take Buscopan® Venus during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Is it safe to take Buscopan® Venus if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
It is not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Before taking any medicine, ask your doctor.
How long does it take for Buscopan® Venus to start working?
Buscopan® Venus starts working within 15 minutes* of taking it and its effects can last between 6 and 8 hours.
For how long can I take Buscopan® Venus?
Buscopan® Venus should not be taken on a continuous daily basis for extended periods without investigating the cause of abdominal pain. Consult your doctor if the pain is severe or does not improve for more than 3 days. Use exactly as directed on the leaflet, or as prescribed by your doctor.
How should I store Buscopan® Venus?
It should be stored in a dry place at temperatures not exceeding 30ºC. Keep out of reach of children.
What are Buscopan’s® Venus contraindications?
Hypersensitivity to the components of the formula, myasthenia gravis and megacolon, as well as mechanical obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract or paralytic or obstructed ileus. In rare cases of hereditary diseases (e.g. fructose intolerance) that are incompatible with the components of the formula, this product is contraindicated.
What side effects does Buscopan® Venus have?
Some of the undesirable effects of Buscopan® Venus tablets are due to its anticholinergic properties. Rarely, they may rarely occur briefly and reversibly: anaphylactic reactions with episodes of shortness of breath and anaphylactic shock, rash, red welts, red or itchy skin, tachycardia, dry mouth, decreased sweating, and urine retention.
*Based on 20mg formulation
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