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Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of abdominal pain. It works effectively to reduce abdominal pain, bloating, discomfort and cramps by relaxing the muscles of the stomach and gut. It also blocks certain chemical messengers that cause pain.

Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet is taken with food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, dryness in mouth, weakness, nervousness, blurred vision and heartburn. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your dizziness.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Dicyclo Tablet

Benefits of Dicyclo Tablet

In Abdominal pain

Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet effectively relieves sudden muscle spasms or contractions in the stomach and intestine (gut), thereby relaxing the muscles and improving movement of food. It also blocks chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain sensation. This helps to treat abdominal pain (or stomach pain) as well as cramps, bloating and discomfort. Take Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet as prescribed to get maximum benefit. Eventually, it will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a more active and better quality of life.

Side effects of Dicyclo Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Dicyclo

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness
  • Nervousness
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Heartburn

How to use Dicyclo 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. Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Dicyclo Tablet works

Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Dicyclomine and Diclofenac, which relieves abdominal pain and cramps. Dicyclomine is an anticholinergic which works by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms) thereby relieving cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause abdominal pain and inflammation (swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended in patients with liver disease if this medicine is to be taken for a long time.

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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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Normal stomach pain guide me plz
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
take meftal spas one tab sosand neksium 20mg 1 tablet
Stomach light pain after talking vibrant After talking pain killer(vovran
Dr. Tapas Kumbhkar
Internal Medicine
Take this medicine after meal and also take Tab Tablet 20mg 1OD for 5 days
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet when my pain is relieved?

Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet is usually used for short term and can be discontinued if there is no pain. However, it should be continued if advised by doctor.

Q. Can the use of Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy or salty.

Q. Can the use of Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, long-term use of Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet can cause damage to the kidneys. Use of Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet is not recommended to patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet can lead to increased chances of side effects. If the recommended doses do not relieve the pain or if you experience increased severity of the pain, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Dicyclo 20mg/50mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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