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.
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rxmef Spas 10 mg/250 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Rxmef Spas 10 mg/250 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use dur
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Rxmef Spas 10 mg/250 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drow
sy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Rxmef Spas 10 mg/250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rxmef Spas 10 mg/250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rxmef Spas 10 mg/250 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Rxmef Spas 10 mg/250 mg Tablet should be used with caution i
n patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rxmef Spas 10 mg/250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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.