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Dicyclomine + Simethicone

Information about Dicyclomine + Simethicone

Dicyclomine + Simethicone Uses

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

How Dicyclomine + Simethicone works

Dicyclomine + Simethicone is a combination of two medicines: Dicyclomine and Simethicone. 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. Simethicone is an antifoaming medicine which disintegrates gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.

Common side effects of Dicyclomine + Simethicone

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

  • Dicyclomine + Simethicone 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 + Simethicone 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 + Simethicone

Dicyclomine + Simethicone

Q. What is Dicyclomine+Simethicone?

Dicyclomine+Simethicone is a combination of two medicines: Dicyclomine is an antispasmodic and anticholinergic (antimuscarinic) agent that are indicated for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. On the other hand, Simethicone is a defoaming agent which helps to relieve gas-related symptoms.

Q. Can the use of Dicyclomine+Simethicone cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Dicyclomine+Simethicone can cause nausea and vomiting. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.

Q. Can the use of Dicyclomine+Simethicone cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Dicyclomine+Simethicone can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Dicyclomine+Simethicone cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Dicyclomine+Simethicone 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 and salty.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Dicyclomine+Simethicone?

The use of Dicyclomine+Simethicone is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. It is also considered harmful for infants less than 6 months of age and in patients of Glaucoma (eye disorder) and myasthenia gravis (abnormal weakness of muscles).

Q. What is the storage condition for the Dicyclomine+Simethicone?

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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