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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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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.
There was an increase in the quantity of hyoscyamine and hyoscine with an increase in IBA in the callus growing medium (Al-abdaly, 1975).
1 200 mg tds Corticosteroids Prednisone 1-2 mg/kg/day Useful for neuropathic pain, bone pain, immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome Clonidine 1-4 [micro]g-kg-dose 6- Caution in renal 12-hourly (useful with failure, vascular pain and anxiety) disease, depression Diazepam 1-6 years: 1 mg/day in Use for associated 2-3 divided doses anxiety and muscle spasm 6-14 years: 2-10 mg/day in 2-3 divided doses Hyoscine 1 month-2 years: 0.
There are also medicines you can take, such as hyoscine.
Buscopan IBS Relief contains hyoscine butylbromide and is designed to ease abdominal pain associated with spasms, RRP PS4.
There are various remedies for motion sickness, including hyoscine.
16) Depending on the presentation, opioid receptor agonists such as loperamide, antispasmodics such as hyoscine, cimetropium, pinaverium, and antidepressants such as low-dose tricyclic antidepressants and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors may be prescribed.
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According to the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, the drug - also known as hyoscine - causes the same level of memory loss as diazepam.
0 mg IV/IM) or hyoscine butylbromide 20-40 mg IM/IV.