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Dicyclomine (Dicyclomine Hydrochloride) - Summary

 
 



DICYCLOMINE SUMMARY

DICYCLOMINE HYDROCHLORIDE TABLETS, USP

Dicyclomine hydrochloride is an antispasmodic and anticholinergic (antimuscarinic) agent.

Dicyclomine hydrochloride is indicated for the treatment of functional bowel/irritable bowel syndrome.


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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Media Articles Related to Dicyclomine

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Source: MedicineNet Fibromyalgia Specialty [2014.10.15]
Title: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/28/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Pioneering research advances treatment for overactive bladder and irritable bowel syndrome
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2014.08.24]
Researchers at the University of Surrey have discovered how the receptors responsible for contractions in the bladder, regulate the body's clock genes.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Triggers and Prevention
Source: MedicineNet Fiber Specialty [2014.07.23]
Title: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Triggers and Prevention
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 5/12/2011 12:39:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

IBS Pictures Slideshow: Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Source: MedicineNet Irritable Bowel Syndrome Specialty [2013.11.21]
Title: IBS Pictures Slideshow: Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Category: Slideshows
Created: 2/12/2010 11:58:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2013 12:00:00 AM

UCLA researchers describe new form of irritable bowel syndrome
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2013.09.09]
UCLA researchers have described a new form of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) that occurs after an acute bout of diverticulitis, a finding that may help lead to better management of symptoms and...

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Reports of Suspected Dicyclomine Side Effects

Weight Decreased (9)Confusional State (7)Constipation (7)Dehydration (7)Agitation (6)Fatigue (6)Delirium (6)Insomnia (5)Visual Impairment (5)Thrombosis (4)more >>


PATIENT REVIEWS / RATINGS / COMMENTS

Based on a total of 2 ratings/reviews, Dicyclomine has an overall score of 7. The effectiveness score is 6 and the side effect score is 8. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst.
 

Dicyclomine review by 48 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Moderately Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   ibs
Dosage & duration:   4xa day (dosage frequency: 1x a day) for the period of 4 months
Other conditions:   anxiety,panic, depression
Other drugs taken:   b/c pill, ritalin
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   helps with ibs-c
Side effects:   slightly "drugged" feeling, went away after a few days
Comments:   supposed to take one tablet before each meal and one at bedtime. i take only one at bedtime and have still had considerable success w/ibs symptoms. i also supplement with acacia powder, apple cider vinegar, acidophilus supplements, and magnesium supplements.

 

Dicyclomine review by 48 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Moderately Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   ibs
Dosage & duration:   4xa day (dosage frequency: 1x a day) for the period of 4 months
Other conditions:   anxiety,panic, depression
Other drugs taken:   b/c pill, ritalin
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   helps with ibs-c
Side effects:   slightly "drugged" feeling, went away after a few days
Comments:   supposed to take one tablet before each meal and one at bedtime. i take only one at bedtime and have still had considerable success w/ibs symptoms. i also supplement with acacia powder, apple cider vinegar, acidophilus supplements, and magnesium supplements.

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Page last updated: 2014-10-15

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