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Dicyclomine Overview

Dicycloverine, also known as dicyclomine, is an anticholinergic that blocks muscarinic receptors. Dicycloverine was first synthesized in the United States circa 1947.[1] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Side effects 3 Caution 4 Synthesis 5 See also 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External links §Medical uses A 10-mg oral capsule of dicyclomine hydrochloride, manufactured by Mylan Dicyclomine is used to treat intestinal hypermotility and the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrom...

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dicyclomine uses
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I suffer from IC. My urologist said this was once used for seizures? However he said that it may help control all the spasms I have associated with interstitial cystitis. Any info helpful. Thanks! ## Hello, Rinrin! How are you? Dicyclomine is approved to treat intestinal hyper motility and the symptoms of IBS. It relieves spasms and cramping in the GI tract. I am not, however, aware of it ever being used to treat seizures, only GI issues. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including dry mouth, nausea and dizziness. Have you tried it, yet?
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what is the use of intagesic
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what is the use of intagesic ## Intagesic contains Dicyclomine and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen, it is used to treat pain and intestinal hypermotility from conditions such as IBS. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and dry mouth. Read more here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## I have insomnia and have been attempting to break my dependence on benzodiazapines. I tried using an anti histamine from the chemist to no effect. I found some Intagesic MR in the cupboard which I got from a pharmacy in india. I have used it for three nights now with three fantastic night's sleep! I'm assuming that the anti cholinergic activity is giving me such a lovely soporific effect. It also lists Diclofenac sodium in the ingredients, and so I don't want to ...
Updated 11 days ago.
Cyclopam Suspension
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My kid is crying in the sleep. Looks like it is stomcha pain because he is crying more when pressing his stomach. What to do now? ## Dicyclomine is the active ingredient of Cyclopam. Dicyclomine is used to treat intestinal hypermotility, the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) (also known as spastic colon). Additionally, it relieves muscle spasms and cramping in the gastrointestinal tract and is a smooth muscle relaxant. More details about this drug (including side effects), can be viewed in the link below: It sounds to me like your kid is experiencing some undesirable side effects from this drug; such as deliriant effects, which you can read more about in the link below: If this really becomes a consistent problem (as it sounds like it is) I would highly recommend contacting you...
Updated 2 months ago.
need weight gain
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Just had gallbladder removed and had papillary stenosis which they perform a sphinctoromy. This illness started at the end of July. Gallbladder out 5 weeks ago. Sphinctoromy 1 week ago. I went from 132 to 118 from July till now. How can I gain my weight back? ## Hello, Kay! How are you? I'm sorry about the problems that you've had. Do you have any dietary restrictions, since having the surgery? It will likely just be a matter of time, making sure that you eat good, healthy meals frequently. Rather than just 3 times a day, you may want to eat more often, if your doctor approves. I've found that nuts, like almonds, tend to help me a lot, when my weight drops and my cardiologist highly approves of my eating them, since they have many health benefits. Does anyone else have any a...
Updated 2 months ago.
How Long Will Dicyclomine Hcl Remain Usable Past Expiration Date
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how long will dicyclomine hcl remaine usable past expiration date ## Once a medication has expired, it is best to just dispose of it properly. There is no information available to let you know how long it still remains viable and effective past its expiration. The available data for when it expires is just derived from data that only shows the maximum time range for which effectiveness can be guaranteed in regular storage conditions. They are not required to do further testing beyond that and, since they want to see more of any given medication, it wouldn't actually make sense for them to do so. I'm sorry that I don't have a better answer for you. However, once it is expired, it starts to lose effectiveness and should be replaced with new product. Are there any other questio...
Updated 2 months ago.
dicyclomime 20mg
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Whats it for how best to use it? Thanks ## Hello, SuziQ! How are you? Dicyclomine is most commonly used to treat the symptoms of IBS and it should be taken according to your doctor's instructions. Its side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness, weakness and abdominal bloating. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Does dicycoming contain naproxin?
Updated 3 months ago.
"dicyclomine 10 mg"
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I have had intestinal gas for some time: asked my primary care doctor whether there was something simple I could take as I had read that over-the counter meds were not safe. He prescribed dicyclomine 10 mg nightly. The list of side effects sound daunting. What do you recommend? I am quite elderly. ## Hello, Tomyris! How are you? This isn't going to help with gas, as a matter of fact, in other countries, they combine it with an antiflatulent medication to present a medication that helps with more symptoms. This works as a smooth muscle relaxer for the intestines to treat intestinal hypermotility and IBS. Unless you have some medical condition or are on medications that causes them to be contraindicated, over the counter products, such as Simethicone, are generally considered safe. It...
Updated 3 months ago.
cyclopam & weight gain
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cyclopam using really leads to weight gain?? ## Hi Kimmy, From what I could gather, Cyclopam contains the active ingredients Dicyclomine 20mg + Paracetamol 500mg. As far as weight gain is concerned, neither ingredient appears to list that as a possible side effect. However Dicyclomine on the other hand does list "gas or bloating" on the webpage for the US National Library of Medicine. Would you describe your weight gain as a feeling of fullness in the belly? If so, perhaps some digestive enzymes and probiotics may help alleviate those symptoms. I hope this helps!
Updated 4 months ago.
Dysmen Is it safe even for girls under the age group 13-25
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If i take dysmen in menstrual pain is it safe? Is it advisable to take even for spinsters ie before marriage? If taken before marriage there won't be any problem when i conceive? Pl reply. ## Dysmen contains the active ingredients Mefenamic Acid and Dicyclomine, in such cases it is used to treat the pain and cramping that can be associated with the menstrual cycle. However, no, it has no effect on your body's hormones, so it shouldn't have any effect on your ability to get pregnant and can be used by men or women of any age, as long as their doctor has not advised them not to use it. Are there any other questions? ## Can dysmen delay menses? ## can i use meftal spas in 6week pregnency ## I am 40 + I have started to get pains during periods from the last one yr with lot of mo...
Updated 4 months ago.
Any alternative to leave Spasmo Proxyvon
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I have been using Spasmo Proxyvon from two years and now i want leave it but due to it's side effect i am unable to do so. Therefore i would be grateful if any one has the other alternative. ## Spasmo Proxyvon contains the active ingredients Dicyclomine, Acetaminophen and Propoxyphene, and this last one is a mild narcotic and can be addicting. It has been pulled from the market in most countries, due to the risk it causes of cardiac dangers. However, due to that and the fact that you have been taking it for so long, your best chance for stopping this medication is probably to seek medical assistance from a doctor. Learn more Propoxyphene information here. Have you tried tapering off of it? ## hi sir i m very sceard and my muscles are pain regurlarly i take 10to12 spasmo proxyvon pil...
Updated 7 months ago.

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 10mg
  • Injection: 10mg/ml, 20mg/2ml
  • Syrup: 10mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 20mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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