Irritable Bowel Syndrome

This page contains the most recent discussion threads pertaining to Irritable Bowel Syndrome, as well as a list of all of the drugs falling within this category.


Irritable Bowel Syndrome Overview

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a group of symptoms—including abdominal pain and changes in the pattern of bowel movements without any evidence of underlying damage.[1] These symptoms occur over a long time, often years.[2] It has been classified into four main types depending on whether diarrhea is common, constipation is common, both are common, or neither occurs very often (IBS-D, IBS-C, IBS-M, or IBS-U respectively).[1] IBS negativel...

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Colospa Retard

I have been prescribed colospa retard for IBS, two tabs daily of 200 mg. Want to know more about the drug, its usage and side effects. ## This contains the active ingredient Mebeverine, which is a type of antispasmodic that is often used to treat the symptoms of IBS. Side effects may include: nausea, headache, fever and angioedema. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## my wife, aged 73 yrs has been confirmed to be an IBS patient. One doctor prescrobed to take Rifagut-200 per day, whereas the other Colospa retard-200 per day after food. My wife feels better with Rifagut-200 without side effects. I seek your advice. ## I am also being identified by doctor as IBS, I am also prescribed for Colospa Retard 2 tablets daily. I want to know the basic funtion of Colospa Retard ##...

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Duspatalin. Can duspatalin remove tummy bloating?

I am 15 years old . My tummy is bloated since 5 weeks ago. Can duspatalin tablet (mebeverine 135mg tablet) remove bloating tummy ? What are the possible causes of tummy bloating? Need urgent help ## Duspatalin is used to treat intestinal colic, biliary colic, and irritable bowel syndrome(IBS). I would go and speak with your doctor about your bloating, self medicating is never a good idea. You never know how your body will react towards certain medications. Please post back if you have any more questions. ## Actually , i consulted 2 doctors for my bloating tummy. 1) First doctor who is GI doctor says that my bloating is likely caused by IBS; so he gave me Duspatalin and Forlax. I took the medicine for 5 days ;but it was not cured 2) Then, i went to see a second doctor who is a consultant...

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sm. round blue with 795 watson on one side

Please identify. ## WATSON 795 blue pill is Dicyclomine 20 mg manufactured by Watson Labs. It is used to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome, intestinal hypermotility, muscle spasms, and cramping in the gastrointestinal tract. (NDC 0591-0795) Inactive Ingredients: - Silicon Dioxide - Starch, Corn - FD&C Blue No. 1 - Aluminum Oxide - Hypromellose 2910 (15 Mpa.s) - Starch, Corn - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato - Stearic Acid - Lactose Monohydrate I hope this helps! ## What is a round blue pill with imprint watson 795 on the same side?

Updated in Dicyclomine
Bentyl possibly causing bad side effects

I have been taking bentyl 10mg 4 times a day as needed and zofran 4mg 2 times a day as needed for approximately 4 to 6 months. The medications have stopped most of my stomach issues. I take approximately 12 to 14 bentyl pills a week and a zofran pill every morning with 20mg of nexium. 3 weeks ago I woke up one morning and was extremely depressed and had crazy thoughts in my head including suicide. After 2 weeks of the symptoms, I spoke with my pharmacist who stated it was the bentyl causing my issues and requested I stop taking the medicine. I stopped taking all the medication approximately 9 days ago and the symptoms have eased substantially but every once in a while they come back. I'm still getting extremely anxious and having bad thoughts but they are nowhere near as bad as they...

Updated in Bentyl
CHLORD/CLIDI CAP 5-2.5MG

CHLORD/CLIDI CAP 5-2.5MG ## My doctor prescribed librax for a stomach problem, but my insurance company substituted chlord/clidi. What is the difference? Is it generic? ## Yes, this is just the generic, so it is named for the active ingredients, the name Librax is a proprietary brand name. ## BEWARE! - CHLORD/CLIDI CAP 5-2.5MG (LIBRAX) Will show positive for Benzodiazepine (Benzos). Took one of my wife's stomach pills a day or two before a pre-employment screen and the test returned a positive for Benzos. ## did you get the job? ## I have been prescribed this medication for many years; have tried going without and had disasterious results. Now my drug prescriber has notified me that the 3 month supply is going from $71.11 to over $949.49 for 3 months. Needless to say I will no longe...

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How Long Will Dicyclomine Hcl Remain Usable Past Expiration Date

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 in Dicyclomine
Can you take Bentyl with Xanax?

I just started taking Bentyl for diarrhea, but I have been taking Xanax for anxiety. Now I'm feeling very dizzy. Should I stop Xanax? ## Hello Ern, I'll start by giving some helpful advice. Any time that you are taking prescription medication it is a good idea to contact your doctor prior to taking anything else, even if it is over the counter medication for something that may seem rather urgent. According to the cvs drug interaction checker this combination of medication may increase the sedative properties. This is a moderate drug interaction and shouldn't be cause for a great concern generally but I don't know your entire health history or medical status. Since the Xanax is the prescription medication I would suggest you don't stop taking that medication and inste...

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Bentyl side effects are horrible

I have been on Bentyl for about 6 weeks and the constipation is so bad that I have had to take laxatives. I'm seriously thinking of not taking it anymore. ## Hello, Kathy! How are you doing? Has there been any change? Constipation is not a common side effect of this medication, it is actually listed by the FDA as being a very rare one. Have you consulted your medical provider? You may need to try a different medication, this one may not be right for you. Has anyone else experienced this while taking Bentyl? ## I was on bentyl off & on for about four years now & ive been having vision issues . I went to ER for dizziness, light headness & anxiety , blurred vision & headaches . I had MRI done everything was normal but the Dr. informed me that these were serious side eff...

Updated in Bentyl
What is a blue pill with 555 over 126?

Round light blue pill blank on one side and 555 on the top 126 on the bottom of the other side no score ## Hello, Todd! How are you? Unfortunately, I haven't been able to find an identification for this, yet. They seem to be old tablets that are no longer manufactured, as from other posts I've found they were said to be found in the homes of elderly deceased relatives. Thus finding an ID may be a bit difficult. However, I'll keep looking and post back, when I have information for you. Does anyone else recognize these tablets? ## I found a few of these mixed in with some 10mg Dicyclomine Capsules after my mom died. This DOES NOT constitute a definite identification because I can't find them listed anywhere else either, but at least it's a place to start.

Updated in Dicyclomine
Bentyl and feeling hypogylcemic

I've been taking this medication, 20 mgs. 3x a day for a few weeks, and have been experiencing the feeling of low blood sugar. Anyone else? ## Hi, I have been taking Bentyl or Dicyclomine (same medicine) for 4 years I have not experienced that. I would tell your doctor. It might be too strong. It serves me well. Please tell them right away. ## Hello SLH, I'm sorry to hear that you're experiencing these issues. I did a bit of research and according to the NIH Bentyl could possibly result in the following side effects. dry mouth, blurred vision, dry eyes, confusion, agitation, increased heart rate, constipation, difficulty urinating, headache, nervousness, drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, lightheadedness, flushing, nausea, vomiting, rash, stuffy nose, and abdominal bloating If...

Updated in Bentyl

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