Misuse of hyoscine butylbromide (Buscopan)

Misuse of hyoscine butylbromide NHS England letter

NHS England and Public Health England have issued the following letter in order to raise awareness of the misuse of hyoscine butylbromide (Buscopan) which has been reported from HM prisons.  Prescribers need to consider the appropriateness of new requests for hyoscine, particularly from patients recently discharged from prison.