Medicine Overview of Bentyl Tablet
Uses of Bentyl Tablet
Bentyl Tablet is used in the treatment of abdominal pain.
Side effects of Bentyl Tablet
Nausea, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Dry mouth, Nervousness, Weakness.
How to use Bentyl Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.
How Bentyl Tablet works
Bentyl tablet works by relaxing the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms). In doing this, it relieves cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort.
In Depth Information on Bentyl Tablet
Expert advice for Bentyl Tablet
- This medication may impair your thinking or alertness. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
- Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Dicyclomine can decrease your sweating, which can lead to heat stroke in a hot environment.
- Avoid taking alcohol as it can increase certain side effects of dicyclomine.
- Stop using dicyclomine and call your doctor right away if you have serious side effects such as confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior, fast or uneven heart rate, or if you urinate less than usual or not at all.
Special precautions for Bentyl Tablet
Bentyl Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Bentyl Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Bentyl Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Li+more
mited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Bentyl Tablet alters the ability to+more
drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Bentyl Tablet should be used with caution in patients with k+more
idney disease. Dose adjustment of Bentyl Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Bentyl Tablet should be used with caution in patients with l+more
iver disease. Dose adjustment of Bentyl Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Dicyclomine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Bentyl NA Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Dicyclomine
Q. Is Dicyclomine safe?
Dicyclomine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Dicyclomine gluten free?
Dicyclomine active drug does not contain gluten. Read the label instruction of the brands your doctor prescribes you, for gluten content
Q. Is Dicyclomine an over-the-counter medicine?
Dicyclomine is available over-the-counter. However, always consult your doctor before taking dicyclomine for your disease
Q. Does dicyclomine help nausea?
Dicyclomine is not known to relieve nausea. Nausea is a common side effect of dicyclomine.
Q. Does dicyclomine help constipation or trigger constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation
Q. Is dicyclomine an opiate/steroid/antacid/NSAID/benzodiazepine?
Dicyclomine is not an opiate, steroid, or an antacid. It is neither a NSAID not a benzodiazepine
Q. Is dicyclomine a muscle relaxer?
Yes, dicyclomine is a smooth muscle relaxant. It has a direct effect on muscles of the stomach and intestine. It does not relax the skeletal/voluntary muscles
Q. Can I take dicyclomine for diarrhea?
Dicyclomine has no known effects in treating diarrhea
Q. Can I take dicyclomine for menstrual cramps?
Dicyclomine mainly acts on the smooth muscles of the intestine. Hence, it is used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach and intestines (gut). It is not known whether it can be used for menstrual cramps
Q. Does dicyclomine cause constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation
Q. Does dicyclomine make you drowsy?
Dicyclomine may cause drowsiness and make you feel sleepy
Q. Does dicyclomine cause hair loss?
Dicyclomine does not have hair loss as a known side-effect
Q. Can I take dicyclomine with Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?
There are no known serious drug interactions between dicyclomine and Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ Tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol). Dicyclomine is often available in combination with pain killers like paracetamol Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on dicyclomine.
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Substitutes for Bentyl
No substitutes found for this medicine