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Dicyclomine + Dimethicone

Information about Dicyclomine + Dimethicone

Dicyclomine + Dimethicone Uses

Dicyclomine+Dimethicone is used in the treatment of abdominal pain.

How Dicyclomine + Dimethicone works

Dicyclomine + Dimethicone is a combination of two medicines: Dicyclomine and Dimethicone. Dicyclomine is an antispasmodic which works by relaxing the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms), thereby relieving abdominal cramps and pain. Dimethicone is an antifoaming medicine which disintegrates gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.

Common side effects of Dicyclomine + Dimethicone

Nausea, Dryness in mouth, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Sleepiness, Weakness, Nervousness
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Expert advice for Dicyclomine + Dimethicone

  • Dicyclomine + Dimethicone helps in the treatment of stomach pain and bloating.
  • Take it with food to prevent an upset stomach.
  • It may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Dicyclomine + Dimethicone as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience severe or long-lasting pain in your stomach.

Frequently asked questions for Dicyclomine + Dimethicone

Dicyclomine + Dimethicone

Q. What should I discuss with my doctor before taking Dicyclomine+Dimethicone?

Before you start taking Dicyclomine+Dimethicone, tell your doctor if you are allergic to this medicine or if you have problems with urination. Also inform your doctor if you have a bowel obstruction or severe constipation, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a serious heart condition or active bleeding. Your doctor should also be informed if you are breastfeeding or have glaucoma (eye disorder causing gradual loss of sight).

Q. What is Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when the stomach acid frequently flows back into the esophagus (the tube which connects your mouth and stomach). This backwash (acid reflux) can irritate the lining of your esophagus. Symptoms include chest pain (heartburn), usually after eating, which might be worse at night and difficulty in swallowing.

Q. Can I use Dicyclomine+Dimethicone while breastfeeding?

It is advised that you use Dicyclomine+Dimethicone only when it is clearly needed. It is known that the medicine passes into breast milk and may have serious side effects on an infant younger than 6 months of age. Do not breastfeed while taking this medicine or else seek your doctor’s advice.

Q. Can the use of Dicyclomine+Dimethicone cause dryness in mouth?

Yes, the use of Dicyclomine+Dimethicone 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.

Q. Does Dicyclomine+Dimethicone affect blood pressure?

Yes, Dicyclomine+Dimethicone may cause low blood pressure resulting in sudden dizziness when you stand up rapidly. Patients with an irregular heartbeat and congestive heart failure should take special care while taking this medicine.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Dicyclomine+Dimethicone?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack 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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