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A 42-year-old member asked:

Is dicyclomine a narcotic?

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Dr. Brian Nichol
Anesthesiology 31 years experience
No: It is an anticholenergic medication used in the treatment of irriatablle bowel syndrome (ibs-d).
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Agree w Dr. Nichol: Dicyclomine (Bentyl) Is an anticholinergic antispasmodic medication. It reduces smooth muscle spasm in treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. It can used as an adjunctive treatment for conditions like diverticulitis, colitis, regional enteritis, etc.

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