hyoscine


hyoscine
- h. hydrobromide SYN: scopolamine hydrobromide.

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hyo·scine 'hī-ə-.sēn n SCOPOLAMINE esp the levorotatory form of scopolamine

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n.
an anticholinergic drug that prevents muscle spasm. It is used in the treatment of spasm in the digestive system and difficult or painful menstruation and also to relax the uterus in labour. It can also be used for preoperative medication and to treat motion sickness. It is administered by mouth, injection, or skin patches. Side-effects are rare but can include dry mouth, blurred vision, difficulty in urination, and increased heart rate. Trade names: Buscopan, Scopoderm.

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hyo·scine (hiґo-sēn) [L. hyoscina] scopolamine.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • hyoscine — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hyoscyamine + ine Date: 1872 scopolamine; especially the levorotatory form of scopolamine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hyoscine — /huy euh seen , sin/, n. Pharm. scopolamine. [1870 75; HYOSC(YAMUS) + INE2] * * * …   Universalium

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  • hyoscine — n. alkaloid obtained from certain plants and used mainly as a sedative …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyoscine — [ hʌɪəsi:n] noun Chemistry a poisonous plant alkaloid used as an anti emetic in motion sickness and as a preoperative medication for examination of the eye. Origin C19: from mod. L. hyoscyamus (see hyoscyamine) …   English new terms dictionary

  • hyoscine — hy·o·scine …   English syllables