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Is dicyclomine a narcotic?

Is dicyclomine a narcotic?

No: It is an anticholenergic medication used in the treatment of irriatablle bowel syndrome (ibs-d). ...Read more

Narcotic (Definition)

A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...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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Could you take hydrocodone with dicyclomine?

Yes with care.: Dicyclomine can slow bowel function down and so can hydrocodone and thus the combined effect of the two medications when used together can be constipation. Thus and if both are in use, I would be careful and watch out for slowed bowel function that can lead to constipation. Alert health care professional accordingly should change of bowel habits begin to occur if the above medications are in use. ...Read more

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Can I take bisacodyl and dicyclomine/ bentyl together?

Yes, but: What are you treating? Bisacodyl is a laxative. Bentyl (dicyclomine) is an antispasmodic. To some extent the laxative would cause cramps to cause a movement and ease constipation. If this is your primary problem then you should just take the laxative. If cramps is the primary problem and you are not constipated, you don't need a laxative. ...Read more

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Can I take celebrex (celecoxib) and dicyclomine at the same time?

Can I take celebrex (celecoxib) and dicyclomine at the same time?

Interaction: There is no known interaction between above two meds. ...Read more

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Is it fine to take dicyclomine while taking aciphex (rabeprazole)?

Yes: It is fine to take both medications together. There are no known interactions. ...Read more

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What are are the dicyclomine side effects for a 15 year old male? 20mg dose.

What are are the dicyclomine side effects for a 15 year old male? 20mg dose.

Anticholinergic: A few side effects are predictable with this type of medication: dry mouth, drowsiness, constipation, bladder disfunction, and other less common neurological effects. But the medication may be very helpful for various digestive conditions. Talk this over with your doctor to assure that your getting more benefit than detriment. ...Read more

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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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Can I take myrbetriq & dicyclomine at same time?

Can I take myrbetriq & dicyclomine at same time?

Yes: Yes, those two medications are okay to take together. ...Read more

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Can somebody die from a bentyl (dicyclomine) overdose?

Can somebody die from a bentyl (dicyclomine) overdose?

YES: Unless the proper antidote is given or vomiting is induced. ...Read more

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Can you take dicyclomine & diclofenac at the same time?

Yes, you can: There is no drug interaction between these drugs.
If concerned talk to the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Can I take Bentyl (dicyclomine) and propranolol together?

Yes: One is a Beta Blocker and the other is an anti-spasmodic drug. They are not contraindicated to take together. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Dicyclomine overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Dicyclomine overdose?

Dicyclomine overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. "Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, dilated pupils, weakness or loss of movement in any part of your body, trouble swallowing, fainting, or seizure (convulsions)." REF: https://www. Drugs. Com/mtm/dicyclomine.html ...Read more

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It says to take Bentyl (dicyclomine) 30-60 minutes before meals. Does that mean it will not work if you take it anytime during the day & not just before meals?

Will still work: Since Bentyl (dicyclomine) is an antispasmodic, it is used to "relax" the bowels. In IBS, many events are triggered by food so Bentyl (dicyclomine) is generally taken a little before every meal. ...Read more

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Does Dicyclomine cause weight gain?

No.: Bentyl (dicyclomine) decreases intestinal motility and is usually used to treat irritable -bowel syndrome or other motility disorders. Not associated with weight gain per se although if less abdominal pain you might eat more and therefore gain weight. ...Read more

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Does bentyl (dicyclomine) help ulcers?

Adjunctive use only: 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 bentyl (dicyclomine) safe during pregnancy?

Is bentyl (dicyclomine) safe during pregnancy?

Avoid Class B drugs: Bentyl (dicyclomine) an anticholinergic prevents spasms in gut muscles and bladder by relaxing them. Fda classified Bentyl as type b drug, meaning effects of Bentyl on an unborn child has not been studied extensively. Bentyl should only be used during pregnancy if clearly needed. Notify prescribing doc if you become pregnant. Bentyl does pass into breast milk. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for dicyclomine overdose?

Dicyclomine (Bentyl): Symptoms of O/D can include: dilated pupils w blurred vision, nausea/ vomiting, headache, dizziness, dry mouth w difficulty swallowing, visual or auditory hallucinations, dry, hot skin & CNS excitedness. Muscle weakness / paralysis is also possible. Treatment of overdose may include gastric lavage, activated charcoal, sedatives & possibly a cholinergic agent. ...Read more

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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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Can bentyl (dicyclomine) mask the symptoms of gastric cancer?

Hard 2 answer..: ...Because gastric cancer often causes no symptoms until it spreads and then the symptoms will depend on where it went to and whether it's causing blockage. My answer would be: Bentyl (dicyclomine) may potentially hide some symptoms but not for long. It seems you had an endoscopy already, though, so I'm not sure why you are so concerned about this. Gastric cancer in a young person like you would be unlikely. ...Read more

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If a person is experiencing pain due to gastric cancer will bentyl (dicyclomine) give them relief?

No: Bentyl (dicyclomine) is an antispasmodic. It is typically used for ibs (irritable bowel) or other issues which make one have crampy bowels. It is unlikely to give relief to gastric cancer. ...Read more

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Dear sir, what is difference between levosulpiride and dicyclomine. Can I use both of them with mebeverine hcl?

Dear sir, what is difference between levosulpiride and dicyclomine. Can I use both of them with mebeverine hcl?

Depends.....: Levosulpiride is an anti-psychotic anti-depressive but it also used for irritable bwo syndrome (ibs). Dicyclomine and mebeverine are different class of medications used most commonly for irritable bowl syndrome. It seems like your problem is ibs and using 3 medication together for it cannot be recommended in this forum. Must discuss this with your GI specialist. ...Read more

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I have irb. The pain has been constant for a week, Neg. CAT scan. Bentyl (dicyclomine) has not touched, 1 dose. How long before relief?

I have irb. The pain has been constant for a week, Neg. CAT scan. Bentyl (dicyclomine) has not touched, 1 dose. How long before relief?

Variable: Late teen female with IBS pain unresponsive to one dose of Bentyl (dicyclomine) might try additional doses and have concern for Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, which is highly associated with IBS. Gastroenterologist and Osteopath might help to diagnose. ...Read more

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I have an anxeity related ibs. Taking 25 mg paraoxetine and 2 tabletrs bd librex/gutfit. Want to know dicyclomine is better than librex for me?

I have an anxeity related ibs. Taking 25 mg paraoxetine and 2 tabletrs bd librex/gutfit. Want to know dicyclomine is better than librex for me?

Not necessarily.: Adjusting d dose on ur librax;#40;either increasing or lowering it to achieve d desired results;#41;may do d trick. Discuss this with ur dr. Find ways to overcome anxiety like doing daily exercise, engaging in sports, living simply ;taking it easy, getting enough rest and sleep, finding humor in daily life etc. God bless u! http://psychcentral. Com/blog/archives/2011/01/23/11-tips-to-help-manage-anxiety/. ...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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What is the highest dose that you can be on with Bentyl (dicyclomine) for IBS? And is there another medicine that's stronger than Bentyl (dicyclomine)?

What is the highest dose that you can be on with Bentyl (dicyclomine) for IBS? And is there another medicine that's stronger than Bentyl (dicyclomine)?

The highest dose: Is 40 mg 4 times a day. But by that time I usually try something else. You don't list your mess or what you have tried. Hyoscyamine SL would be something to consider ...Read more

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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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How long would someone take dicyclomine?

No limit: It can be taken indefinitely if the problem warrants it use. ...Read more

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Dicyclomine leaves system in how many days?

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 dicyclomine. So 5 half-lives is just over 48 hours. ...Read more

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Can I take 200mg of bentyl (dicyclomine) a day?

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. ...Read more

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How long does it take bentyl (dicyclomine) to work?

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 efficacy is seen. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Bentyl (Definition)

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