Consumer Medication Information Leaflet(RiMUP)
Hyoscine butylbromide (5mg/5ml)
What is in this leaflet
1. What Hycolic is used for
2. How Hycolic works
3. Before you use Hycolic
4. How to use Hycolic
5. While you are using it
6. Side effects
7. Storage and Disposal of Hycolic
8. Product description
9. Manufacturer and Product Registration
10.Date of revision
What Hycolic is used for
It is used for spasm of the gastrointestinal or
genito-urinary tracts and in menstrual pain.
How Hycolic works
Hyoscine butylbromide reduces muscle
spasm and diminishes gastric and intestinal
movement. It is used in conditions
associated with spasms.
Before you use Hycolic
- When you must not use it
Do not take Hycolic if
- allergic to its active ingredient or to
other ingredients in it.
- enlargement of the prostate gland,
intestinal obstruction due to paralysis of
the intestinal muscles, and pyloric
stenosis (blockage of stomach to the
intestines). and increased eye pressure.
- Before you start to use it
- use with care in elderly men and in
children, with fever.
- caution if there is increased heart rate in
individuals with excess of thyroid
hormone, heart failure and surgery.
- Taking other medicines
Concurrent use of other medicines may
increase the effects such as:
- amantadine (for flu)
- some antihistamines
- butyrophenones (for schizophrenia)
- phenothiazines (for mental disorders)
- tricyclic antidepressants (for depression)
How to use Hycolic
- How much to use
Adults: oral, 2 – 4 teaspoonfuls 3 – 4 times
daily, the dosage adjusted as needed and
tolerated. Children-over 6 years: oral, 2
teaspoonfuls 3 – 4 times daily. Below 6
years: oral, 1 – 2 teaspoonfuls 3 times
daily. Infants: oral, 1 teaspoonful 3 times
daily, or as directed. Follow all directions
given by your doctor and pharmacist
carefully. They may differ from the
information contained in this leaflet. If you
do not understand the instructions on the
label, ask your doctor
When to use it
Use as directed by your doctor or
- How long to use it
Continue taking Hycolic for as long as
your doctor recommends.
- If you forget to use it
Consult your doctor or pharmacist on what
you should do if you forget to use it. Take
the missed dose as soon as you remember.
If it is almost time for your next dose, wait
until then to take the medicine and skip the
missed dose. Do not take a double dose to
make up for the missed dose.
- If you use too much (overdose)
Contact your doctor immediately or go
to the Emergency Department of your
nearest hospital, if you think you or
anyone else may have taken too much of
Overdose may cause increased heart rate,
high fever, restlessness, confusion,
excitement, hallucination (hear, smell,
taste or feel things that do not exist), rash,
circulatory failure and breathing difficulty.
While you are using Hycolic
- Things you must do
Take your medicine exactly as your
doctor has told you.
Tell the doctors, dentists and pharmacists
treating you that you are taking Hycolic.
Tell the doctor immediately if you are
pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Things you must not do
Do not stop taking the medicine unless
advised by your doctor.
Do not take any new medicines without
consulting your doctor.
Do not give Hycolic to anyone else, even if
they have the same symptoms or condition
- Things to be careful of
Safety for use in pregnancy and
breastfeeding has not been established.
Dry mouth, increased eye pressure, blurred
vision, flushing of skin, increased and
irregular heartbeats, urinary retention,
constipation, vomiting and giddiness may
You may report any side effects or adverse
drug reactions directly to the National
Centre for Adverse Drug Reaction
Monitoring by calling Tel: 03-78835550, or
visiting the website npra.moh.gov.my
Reporting Medicinal Problems /
Side Effects / AEFI / Vaccine Safety).
Storage and Disposal of Hycolic
Store in cool, dry place below 25
Protect from light.
Keep out of reach of children.
Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of
medicines no longer required.
- What it looks like
Plain coloured, raspberry flavoured syrup.
- Active ingredient: hyoscine butylbromide
- Inactive ingredients: methyl parabens,
propyl parabens, raspberry flavour, liquid
glucose, sodium saccharin, sodium
chloride, deionised water and syrup.
- MAL number:
Manufacturer and Product Registration
Prime Pharmaceutical Sdn. Bhd.
1505, Lorong Perusahaan Utama 1
Taman Perindustrian Bukit Tengah
14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia.
Date of revision