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Bentyl (Dicyclomine Hydrochloride) - Side Effects and Adverse Reactions

 
 



ADVERSE REACTIONS

Controlled clinical trials have provided frequency information for reported adverse effects of dicyclomine hydrochloride listed in a decreasing order of frequency. (See CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY.)

Not all of the following adverse reactions have been reported with dicyclomine hydrochloride. Adverse reactions are included here that have been reported for pharmacologically similar drugs with anticholinergic/antispasmodic action.

Gastrointestinal: dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, constipation, bloated feeling, abdominal pain, taste loss, anorexia

Central Nervous System: dizziness, light-headedness, tingling, headache, drowsiness, weakness, nervousness, numbness, mental confusion and/or excitement (especially in elderly persons), dyskinesia, lethargy, syncope, speech disturbance, insomnia

Ophthalmologic: blurred vision, diplopia, mydriasis, cycloplegia, increased ocular tension

Dermatologic/Allergic: rash, urticaria, itching, and other dermal manifestations; severe allergic reaction or drug idiosyncrasies including anaphylaxis

Genitourinary: urinary hesitancy, urinary retention

Cardiovascular: tachycardia, palpitations

Respiratory: dyspnea, apnea, asphyxia (see WARNINGS)

Other: decreased sweating, nasal stuffiness or congestion, sneezing, throat congestion, impotence, suppression of lactation (see PRECAUTIONS: Nursing Mothers)

With the injectable form, there may be temporary sensation of light-headedness. Some local irritation and focal coagulation necrosis may occur following the I.M. injection of the drug.



REPORTS OF SUSPECTED BENTYL SIDE EFFECTS / ADVERSE REACTIONS

Below is a sample of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Bentyl. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Possible Bentyl side effects / adverse reactions in 77 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-17

Patient: 77 year old female

Reactions: Dyspnoea, Sinus Disorder, Cough

Suspect drug(s):
Protonix
    Dosage: unk

Prinivil
    Dosage: unk

Xanax
    Dosage: unk

Bentyl
    Dosage: unk

Lovaza
    Dosage: unk

Carafate
    Dosage: unk

Remeron
    Dosage: unk



Possible Bentyl side effects / adverse reactions in 27 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-03-07

Patient: 27 year old female

Reactions: Anxiety, Chest Discomfort, Urticaria

Suspect drug(s):
Amitiza
    Dosage: 8 mcg, bid, oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    Start date: 2012-02-20
    End date: 2012-02-22

Bentyl
    Dosage: 20 mg, bid
    End date: 2012-02-22



Possible Bentyl side effects / adverse reactions in 83 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-29

Patient: 83 year old female weighing 60.8 kg (133.7 pounds)

Reactions: Malaise, Drug Ineffective, Pain, Dizziness

Suspect drug(s):
Bentyl
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Abdominal Pain
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-02-08

Bentyl
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-02-09

Fentanyl-100
    Dosage: qod
    Indication: Spinal Column Stenosis
    Start date: 2011-01-21
    End date: 2011-02-05

Fentanyl-100
    Dosage: qod
    Indication: Back Pain
    Start date: 2011-01-21
    End date: 2011-02-05

Other drugs received by patient: Advair Diskus 100/50; Levaquin; M.v.i.



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Drug label data at the top of this Page last updated: 2006-10-23

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