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.

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I'm using dicyclomine and lansoprazole, which both categoried in b class in pregnancy. Do I have to stop using them if I'm trying to concieve?

No. Category b meds include those where no known problems with fetal development are seen in animal studies or existing human studies.They are considered safe for your situation. Read more...