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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.]
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(Biochemistry) another name for scopolamine
[C19: from hyosc(yamus) + -ine2]
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(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
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n hioscina, escopolamina
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On the other hand, in the parasympathetic nervous system, hyoscine N-butyl bromide blocks the transmission of nerve impulses by acetylcholine, which is useful in treatment of spasms in urogenital and gastrointestinal tract.
Anti-sickness tablets containing antihistamine and hyoscine may also help, but they can make you drowsy or blur your vision.
Many people use various antispasmodic agents like drotaverine, hyoscine, dicyclomine and valethamate bromide to accelerate the first stage of labour, thereby reducing the sufferings of labouring mother.
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Datura contains tropane alkaloids such as hyoscine, hyoscyamine and atropine.
Officially the drug is called hyoscine and is a motion sickness drug, sometimes delivered by a patch on the skin.
(ii) Hyoscine methobromide was listed as an alternate name for methscopolamine, but these two agents are not equivalent
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 83.61.5% inhibition (Table 2).