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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Bentyl (Overview)

Bentyl is an anti-ulcer agent which is a kind of gastroenterology drug.


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What is the treatment for bentyl (dicyclomine) overdose?

What is the treatment for bentyl (dicyclomine) overdose?

Overdose: Muscle relaxants , stomach lavage, and supportive medical treatment in er to stabilize vital signs & cardiac/metabolic functions. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
128 doctors shared insights

Bentyl (Overview)

Bentyl is an anti-ulcer agent which is a kind of gastroenterology drug.


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Can I take dicyclomine and bentyl?

Can I take dicyclomine and bentyl?

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 bowel then find the cause rather than take a bad med to treat the symptoms! Go to A4M.com and use doctor locator tab to find an anti-aging doctor near you to do a gut/stool evaluation with a Genova CDSA or similar. Get the answer and get healthy! ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: dicyclomine?

Please describe the medication: dicyclomine?

Dicyclomine(Bentyl): 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 peptic ulcer, diverticulitis, colitis, regional enteritis, etc. ...Read more

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Prescribed bentyl (dicyclomine) for possible ibs. Before taking medications i've been getting heart/chest flutters. Is this medicine safe to take with these issues?

Prescribed bentyl (dicyclomine) for possible ibs. Before taking medications i've been getting heart/chest flutters. Is this medicine safe to take with these issues?

Use w/ caution: Bentyl (dicyclomine) has palpitations (feeling of heart racing) as one of its side effect, so use with caution. If this occurs after intake, pls call your doctor. ...Read more

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Can bentyl (dicyclomine) be used for menstrual cramps?

Can bentyl (dicyclomine) be used for menstrual cramps?

Maybe: Bentyl (dicyclomine) is used for cramps that arise from the intestine during irritable bowel symptoms. It is possible to confuse these symptoms with menstrual cramps but if true menstrual cramps are occurring, Bentyl (dicyclomine) should have no effect on the uterus.That said, I have heard of women who say that Bentyl (dicyclomine) works for their menstrual cramps. ...Read more

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Is it more effective to take bentyl (dicyclomine) regularly (three times a day) or "as needed" (when i feel symptoms)?

Pain: Depending on response and triggers of the pain. Discuss with your gastroenterologist or physician that is prescribing the medication. ...Read more

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I have severe ibs. Took bentyl (dicyclomine) 4 a few years but it cause severe memory loss. Is there another medication that works as well with out memory loss?

I have severe ibs. Took bentyl (dicyclomine) 4 a few years but it cause severe memory loss. Is there another medication that works as well with out memory loss?

Yes: There's Levsin (hyoscyamine) as a popular option. And although there's no data to support it, i've had good success using Celexa to calm the symptoms down, sometimes quite dramatically. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
129 doctors shared insights

Dicyclomine (Definition)

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 peptic ulcer, diverticulitis, ...Read more