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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 Dyspepsia Specialty [2014.02.28]
Title: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/25/2002 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/28/2014 6:20:35 PM

IBS Pictures Slideshow: Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Source: MedicineNet Diverticulosis 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...

Studying The Causes Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome - GENIEUR
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2013.02.06]
Scientists and experts from 19 European countries have got together to try to find the causes for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), with the aim to improve diagnosis and treatment.

Linaclotide Given Positive CHMP Opinion For Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Constipation
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2012.10.01]
Almirall, S.A. (ALM:MC) and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) have announced that the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion...

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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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