The only new medication was dicyclomine
, which was started about a month before her admission.
In the 1970s, a lot of that litigation centered around the morning sickness drug Bendectin--originally formulated with doxylamine succinate, pyridoxine HCl, and dicyclomine
HC1, and later reformulated without the dicyclomine
The drugs that were ingested included: triclofos, olanzapine, iron, norfloxacin, dicyclomine
, sasartan, iodophor, carbamazepine, lisinopril, haloperidol, nalidixic acid, amlodepin, lorazepam, herbal medicine, clonazepam, hydroquinone, metoclopromide, dapsone and atropine eye drops.
" It is mostly used in combination with other agents such as paracetamol for general pain and with dicyclomine
for spasmodic pain," Dr C.
Supplemental agents for comfort or relief of specific symptoms (loperamide for diarrhea, dicyclomine
for cramping, ondansetron for nausea) may be useful when standard treatment with [alpha]-adrenergic agonists (clonidine, guanfacine, lofexidine) do not provide full relief.
* 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)
The agents--available under many trade names--include atropine, belladonna, dicyclomine
, glycopyrrolate, L-hyoscyamine, mepenzolate, methscopolamine, propan-theline, and scopolamine.
The agents--available under numerous trade names--include atropine, belladonna, dicyclomine
, glycopyrrolate, L-hyoscyamine, mepenzolate, methscopolamine, propantheline, and scopolamine.
Interventions with some evidence of effectiveness for infantile colic include hypoallergenic diets and formula, soy formula, decreased infant stimulation, herbal tea, and 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.
Surveillance studies with dicyclomine
have noted an increased incidence of birth defects, but because there is no clustering of specific defects, there may be no association, and the risk is considered low.
(Lomotil) ANTISPASMODICS dicyclomine
10-40 mg $1.24 (20 mg q.i.d.