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Is It Bad To Take Expired Bentyl
I am on my periods. Bad cramps. ..Took mefanamic acid and dicyclomine HCl feeling weak and fatigue what additional care do I take?
Birth Control Pills:
The inside lining of your uterus grows in response to female hormones, and sloughs during a period releasing prostaglandin hormones. They make your muscular uterine walls contract.
Drugs like Ibuprofen and mefanamic acid block production & reduce pain; best taken @ earliest onset of cramps. Try birth control pills to reduce growth of the lining, hence lessen cramps. Heating pad on tummy too. ...Read more
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
Varies: Each individual is different and how it is absorbed makes a difference. Usually it is 20-30 minutes but it could take over an hour. Sometimes you need a blood level of it to work for the intestines so it may take a day or so to be the most effective if taking it 3- 4 times a day ...Read more
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
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
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
Yes: This combination is not a problem. Good luck. ...Read more
Interaction: There is no known interaction between above two meds. ...Read more
Yes: It is fine to take both medications together. There are no known interactions. ...Read more
You can at same time: Yes it is ok to take these at the same time ...Read more
Not only can you, but since it sounds like you are having gastrointestinal symptoms it is wise to take probiotics. See this series of articles for more on natural approaches for intestinal issues: http://chriskresser. Com/heartburn
if you are having irritable bowel problems consider the fodmap diet:
http://stanfordhospital. Org/digestivehealth/nutrition/dh-low-fodmap-diet-handout. Pdf. ...Read more
Is it safe to take Bentyl (Dicyclomine) and Zyrtec (cetirizine) at the same time, or a couple of hours apart? Thanks!
Taking the generic form of bentyl (dicyclomine) for ibs. I've been on it forit wasn't bad though). Could that be a side effect?
Us it okay to take Dicyclomine 10mg if your also on 12.5mg of atenolol. Both were prescribed by different doctors. Gastro has my history of drugs.
Any interactions between Bentyl and Xanax? I only take Xanax very rarely, but took 0.5 mg's about 5:30 this morning. Now I need a Bentyl for IBS flare.
Yes, but only if...: Yes, you can take those medications together assuming that same physician prescribed all 3 for you and that you purchased at same pharmacy (so that pharmacist can point out interactions). While there's not an absolute reason not to take together, there are some concerns for aggravating potential side effects by taking 1st & 2nd drugs together (http://goo. Gl/jjvLRp). So do be careful! ...Read more
The middle. I guess I have to take bentyl (dicyclomine) but I hate taking meds because of the side effects. Does this sound like ibs?
This Is a riddle.: You've not provided enough info to answer anything. But if you've been evaluated and this product helps use sparingly but as needed. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with light gastritis and Helicobater. I've been having some pain in my right side. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not working. What I can take? Bentyl?
If you were diagnosed with gastroparesis, and now SIBO would you take bentyl (dicyclomine)? Too me it makes no sense why slow stomach down more, why would dr presc.
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