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[German Hyoscin, from New Latin Hyoscyamus, henbane genus, from Greek huoskuamos, henbane : huos, genitive of hūs, swine; see sū- in Indo-European roots + kuamos, bean.]


(Biochemistry) another name for scopolamine
[C19: from hyosc(yamus) + -ine2]


(skəˈpɒl əˌmin, -mɪn, ˌskoʊ pəˈlæm ɪn)

a colorless, syrupy, water-soluble alkaloid, C17H21NO4, obtained from certain plants of the nightshade family, used as a sedative, antinauseant, and to dilate the pupils.
[1890–95; < New Latin Scopol(ia japonica) Japanese belladonna (genus Scopolia after German. A. Scopoli (1723–88), Italian naturalist]
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Noun1.hyoscine - an alkaloid with anticholinergic effects that is used as a sedative and to treat nausea and to dilate the pupils in ophthalmic procedures; "transdermal scopolamine is used to treat motion sickness"; "someone sedated with scopolamine has difficulty lying"
alkaloid - natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants


n hioscina, escopolamina
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Officially the drug is called hyoscine and is a motion sickness drug, sometimes delivered by a patch on the skin.
But her torso, the only body part that remained, was found to have been drugged with hyoscine.
The study enrolled 71 otherwise healthy subjects with idiopathic IBS that knowingly decided to follow one of these management strategies: Hyoscine butylbromide, administered when needed (Group 1); papaverine hydrochloride 10 mg + belladonna extract 10 mg, administered when needed (Group 2); supplementation with Casperome, 1 tablet of 250 mg per day, for four weeks (Group 3).
Evaluation of the anti-peristaltic effect of glucagon and hyoscine on the small bowel: Comparison of intravenous and intramuscular drug administration.
It is a derivative of hyoscine, which is extracted from the leaves of the Duboisia tree.
Group-A was labeled as drug Hyoscine Butyl Bromide (HBB) and Group-B was labeled as placebo.
Two others also had adverse findings for the drug, with two for butyl hyoscine and one apiece for chlorpromazine and caffeine.
While hyoscine was used as the reference standard which showed 83.
They contain an ingredient called hyoscine hydrobromide which acts on the brain to prevent messages of motion-sickness reaching the stomach.
Treatments include surgery, hyoscine patches or botulinum toxin injections.
Effects of Spascupreel versus hyoscine butylbromide for gastrointestinal cramps in children.