Hyoscine

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Contents

Introduction

Clinical Use

  • Nausea
  • Motion sickness
  • Anaesthetic premedication

Indications

Administration

Oral


im It has been used singly or together with an opiate or opioid, given by intramuscular injection as a very drying premedication. This was more useful when agents tending to produce salivation were more common, such as ether.

IV


Patch

The patch was developed and used by NASA in the early manned space program. It has continued to be used by some yacht sailors. in the UK it is not in 2006 a preparation provided by the NHS.

Clinical Issues

Contra-indications

Cautions and Interactions

Side effects

Special advice

Pharmacology

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