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Bentyl (Dicyclomine) - Reviews, Ratings, Comments by Patients


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Below are Bentyl (Dicyclomine) reviews, ratings, comments submitted by patients and caregivers. Based on a total of 1 ratings/reviews, Bentyl has an overall score of 7. The effectiveness score is 8 and the side effect score is 6. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst. This information is not vetted and should not be cosidered as clinical evidence.

Bentyl review by care giver of 54 year old male patient

Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Moderate Side Effects
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Diaheria assc. w/ chemo
Dosage & duration:   5mg taken 2/day for the period of 4 days
Other conditions:   mouth sores
Other drugs taken:   flucanazole, immodium, ativan
Reported Results
Benefits:   controlled loose stool and fluid loss due to chemo; nausea control; control of mouth thrush, sores. The Bentil in particular worked much better than immodium for diarhea control and fluid retention. It also stopped colon muscle spasm.
Side effects:   dizziness, fatigue, loss of appetite
Comments:   benil taken 2x a day to control diarhea; flucanzole 1x a day for thrush; rest of medications for nausea

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