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dicyclomine

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Dicyclomine: Dicyclomine is a smooth muscle relaxant and is some times used for spasmodic abdominal pain, it relaxes the muscles in the intestine and relieve the p ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Rohde
34 years experience in General Practice
Same thing: dicyclomine is the generic name for bentyl, so they are the same. Biggest question is why would you take it? If you've been told you have irritable bo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No limit: It can be taken indefinitely if the problem warrants it use.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
About 2 days: Generally we consider a drug gone in 5 half-lifes. One half life means the drug concentration has reduced by 1/2, which takes about 10 hours with dic ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Dicyclomine: Treats irritable bowel syndrome, or spastic colon and colitis. It is an anticholinergic that blocks muscarinic receptors.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
47 years experience in Gastroenterology
Too much: The standard dose for Bentyl (dicyclomine) would be 10-20 mg 3-4 times a day, making a maximum dose of 80 mg. A dose of 200 mg would be excessive.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
16 years experience in Pharmacology
Not too long: Bentyl (dicyclomine) is a medication that is rapidly and well absorbed. The medication usually peaks at about 60-90 minutes and this is when most effi ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
BENTYL (dicyclomine): Bentyl (dicyclomine) is given 3x a day, so in 6-8 hours the effect of Bentyl (dicyclomine) is gone.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
30 to 60 minutes: If you took Bentyl (dicyclomine) for Abdominal Pain/Cramps and Frequent Diarrhea it will help the Cramps first. And slowly your diarrhea will improve ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Dicyclomine: The usual starting dose is 10 to 20 mg four times a day, with the maximum dose being 40 mg four times a day. You should not change your dose yourself ... Read More

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