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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

New, simple blood test to quickly and reliably diagnose Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2015.05.18]
Commonwealth Laboratories, Inc. has announced the availability of IBSchek™, a new blood test designed to help physicians quickly and reliably diagnose Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

Definitive tests for irritable bowel syndrome developed at Cedars-Sinai
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2015.05.15]
New blood tests will speed up diagnosis for the most common GI disorderMillions of people afflicted by irritable bowel syndrome can now be diagnosed quickly and accurately with two simple blood...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Source: MedicineNet Diverticulosis Specialty [2015.04.08]
Title: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 10/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/8/2015 12:00:00 AM

First licensed therapy for moderate-to-severe irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) included in NICE Guideline
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2015.03.19]
Almirall welcomes the inclusion of Constella (linaclotide)1 within the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) NICE Guideline CG61 (Update) for use in adult patients and recognises the opportunity this will...

New study reveals 1 in 10 Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients are misdiagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Source: Irritable-Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2014.12.17]
A new study, published in the UEG Journal reveals that 10% of IBD patients are misdiagnosed with IBS and in 3% of cases the misdiagnosis can persist for five or more years.

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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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