dicyclomine

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di·cy·clo·mine

 (dī-sī′klə-mēn′)
n.
An anticholinergic drug, C19H35NO2, used in its hydrochloride form to relax smooth muscle and as an antispasmodic in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and other gastrointestinal disorders.

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dicyclomine

(USAN), dicycloverine (INN) n dicicloverina
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Prescription fixes include antispasmodics such as Bentyl and Levsin, which relax the intestinal muscles to relieve cramping.
Eleven pharmaceutical agents or classes of drugs are used to treat IBS: linaclotide (Linzess), lubipro-stone (Amitiza), eluxadoline (Viberzi), polyethylene glycol laxatives (Miralax, Glycolax), rifaximin (Xifaxan), alosetron (Lotronex), loperamide (Imodium), tricyclic antidepressants (Elavil), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (Prozac, Zoloft) and antispasmodics (Atropine, Bentyl), and plecanatide (Trulance), approved in January 2017.
Hence, IBS sufferers are given prescriptions for symptomatic support, such as Bentyl, but do not undergo laboratory examination and receive neither definitive dietary support nor appropriate prescription for SIBO.
[sup][18] showed that gastrointestinal inhibitors, such as Bentyl, can be an effective option, but this is not supported by prospective studies.
Two examples include dicyclomine (Bentyl) and hyoscyamine (Levsin).
Again, another reflex action may be to increase the dose of sertraline to address the surface PTSD symptoms, when in fact, the patient could benefit from some ibuprofen or perhaps clonidine, loperamide, and/or Bentyl to target what are actually opiate withdrawal symptoms.
* Diarrhea: fiber supplements, antimotility agents such as loperamide (Imodium), or anticholinergics such as dicyclomine (Bentyl)
* Stomach medications and acid reducers, such as omeprazole (Losec or Prilosec), rabeprazole (Rabecid or Asiphex), dicyclomine (Bentyl), propantheline (ProBanthine), belladonna alkaloids (Donnatal), and hyoscyamine (Levsin)
anticholinergic Dicyclomine (Bentyl) vision, fatigue,
Other causes of dry mouth (medical name: xerostomia) include anxiety, breathing through the mouth, stuffy nose, and certain medicines such as Bentyl (an anti-spasmodic), Zyrtec (an antihistamine), and Effexor (an antidepressant).
Dicyclomine (Bentyl and other products), a drug used for stomach problems, not only doesn't help babies with colic, but causes side-effects such as shortness of breath, seizures, and coma.