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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dicyclomine (Overview)

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.


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What is dicyclomine for ?

What is dicyclomine for ?

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 pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dicyclomine (Overview)

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.


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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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Is dicyclomine 20 mg used to treat kidney stones?

Is dicyclomine 20 mg used to treat kidney stones?

No: Dicyclomine is an antispasmodic, not quite effective for renal colic associated with kidney stones. ...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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How does the pills work does it desolve the rocks or do they come out when we use the restroom im a female with gallstones and im taking dicyclomine ?

Spasm: Dicyclomine is a medication that may alleviate the spasm of the gallbladder which is painful. Your gallbladder can not empty properly most likely because of stones or sludge that are blocking the duct. We have had limited success with medications that dissolve only certain types of stones. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Bentyl (Definition)

Bentyl is an anti-ulcer agent which is a ...Read more