Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Hyoscine

Synonym(s): Scopolamine

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier

Introduction

Name

  • Hyoscine hydrobromide.

Class of drug

  • Quarternary ammonium compound.

Uses

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Indications

  • Relief of gastrointestinal smooth muscle spasm/colic.
  • Relief of urogenital tract spasm.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Phenothiazine: may result in hypothermia if given concurrently.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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