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I took buscapan IBS and had a rash round my left eye

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I took buscapan for my IBS and had a rash round my left eye with a headache and some blurring in that eye, headache and rash now gone still slight blurr, never had reaction to tablets before, bit worried
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. Davidhave you taken buscopan before? was this the first time you had this type of reaction?if you have taken buscopan before without these side effects, your symptoms of rash and headaches may not have been due to it.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes taken before never had reaction took my mum out for her 60th took a tablet just before
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
I see.did you drink alcohol when you were out? that can cause headaches and rash as well.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
did you want me to call you on the phone?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't drink only had tea, vision in left eye is still bit blurred after 11 hours
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
are you having runny nose? tearing of your eyes? allergies can cause sinus headaches, rash and tearing and mucus in the eyes and blurry vision.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm in uk didn't realise when phone thing came up
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
I can call you in the UK.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Had headache at time which has gone and so has rash round eye slight headache still
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Its fine by text just but worried ill lose sight in my eye
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
I see.do you have runny nose? sinus congestion? this can cause headaches.withdraw from caffeine? this can cause headaches.not drinking enough fluid and water? dehydration can cause headaches.not getting enough sleep? this can cause headaches. you will not loose sight in your eye
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No runny nose don't drink much caffine drink plenty,
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
if you have excessive anxiety or stress, this can cause headaches.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
One of the side effects on tablets was red eye which could cause glaucoma that's what has me worried
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
glaucoma would not cause headaches like this.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The headache has more or less gone as has the red rash round eye I stress anyway due to the ibs I have that's why I took the buscopan
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
I see.you need to try to stress less.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do tai chi for that, just worried that the side effect of tablet has done damage to my eye with it still being blurred tho can read things close
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
the tablet would not damage your eye
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So the blurring should clear up then as it wasn't blurred til the rash started?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
the blurring will clear up for you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Phew, where the rash was still feels warm but I guess after 12 hours the tablet should be through my system
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
yes, it should be out of your system.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thanks doc
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
you are welcome.

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