Irritable Bowel Syndrome Forums

Recently active Irritable Bowel Syndrome forums and community discussion threads. Post your question or story about Irritable Bowel Syndrome and connect with others who have experience with the same medications. No registration is required and your identity remains anonymous.

Popular Threads

Donnatal/Belladona 117 REPLIES
librax yellow generic capsule re 369 69 REPLIES
duspatalin retard 200 side effect 36 REPLIES
Colospa Retard 27 REPLIES
why buscopan is given to pregnant women before giving birth 24 REPLIES

Recently Active Discussions

Page:1Next PageLast Page

stomach spasams ## I need to understnd this drug, side effects, uses etc. DICYCLOMINE ## I have several GI issues,IBS,Diverticulitis,etc.....I have had ibs since I was a kid.Dicyclomine was the first thing prescribed to me.My stomach spasms were so severe you could literally watch my stomach and see it spasming ,pretty painful.....This was back in early 80's. They gave me a weird taste in my mouth, and dry mouth too. BUT, they also were STRONG!! I kinda felt floaty,dazed a bit,somewhat uphoric....I was early 20'S, didnt drink, smoke cigarettes,or anything else, no drugs ever! only prescribed. One of my neighbors took some while visiting me,confessed later and asked me if I would sell them to her or any one else. said the tweekers loved them for coming down! She also said too man...

3 REPLIES Updated in Dicyclomine
Viberzi false positive drug test help

I take viberzi 100 mg twice a day for IBS-D and a long list of other medications. I take opioid pain medications which are Opana ER and Oxycodone/APAP which is prescribed by a pain management doctor. When he ran a urine drug screen it showed that I had Fentanyl in my system but it did not show Opana ER in my system. I have never in my life been prescribed or used Fentynal so there is no possible way that this drug screen is accurate. I didn't take my Opana ER the day of my drug screen / my pain management doctor appointment but I took it the night before at 10:00 pm and my doctor appointment was at 10:15 am; but it wasn't until around 11:30 am when I urinated into the cup. The Opana ER is a around the clock pain medication which you take a tablet every 12 hours and I been taking...

3 REPLIES Updated in Viberzi
Trulance and diarrhea

I am taking Trulance for IBS. Diarrhea is a side effect. If I wake up with diarrhea, should I still take Trulance? ## For me it didn’t work the horrible side effect of uncontrollable diarrhea meant that I tried for a week to get my body used to it it never did ## You should take it as your doctor has instructed. If the diarrhea is severe, and problematic, then you should discuss it with your doctor, as you may need to try a different medication. The FDA lists the other side effects of Trulance as possibly including nausea, dizziness, and gas. Ref: Trulance Information Jdragr, it takes more than a week for your body to get used to a medication, it usually takes about 4 to 5 weeks. What has your doctor advised now that you've stopped taking it?

2 REPLIES Updated in Trulance
small blue pill with letter M at top center, then letter D and number 6 below.

I found a few small blue pills with print etched on one face only. The etched marks are as follows: Letter M at top center, then letter D next to the number 6 below. My wife said they aren't B.C. pills and I've asked friends, but no one can remember who may have placed them in our medicine cabinet. ## This tablet contains Dicyclomine 20mgs (NDC 00378-1620). Inactive Ingredients: - lactose anhydrous - silicon dioxide - FD&C Blue No. 1 - magnesium stearate - microcrystalline cellulose - corn starch - propylene glycol - sodium lauryl sulfate Ref: DailyMed This tablet has been discontinued. Is there anything else I can help with?

1 REPLY Updated in Dicyclomine
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...

7 REPLIES Updated
Librax cost at CVS

I was prescribed Librax by my Gastrointeroligist for stomach pain. When I went to CVS they told me my insurance United Health Care would not pay for it. They said the cost was $3,759.00 for 60 pills. Outrageous!! I am 85 years old and cannot afford this. ## That is outrageous indeed! Are you able to get a generic version of this drug filled? Brands tend to be much more expensive. 5mg/2.5mg Chlordiazepoxide / Clidinium (60 capsules) Check this tool from GoodRx to see if any pharmacies near you will honor the discount, it seems to be substantial: Hope this helps!

1 REPLY Updated in Librax
Expired Hyoscyamine prescription, is it safe?

I Have Severe Ulcer Pain And have Taken Hyoscyamine Sublingual Tabs With Good Results. I have meds But The Prescription Is Expired From 2007. Is It Safe To Take Now? ## According to Harvard Medical School family health article, except in rare cases (i.e. tetracycline), there is little chance of danger due to taking medications even up to 15 years beyond their expiration date. This conclusion was based upon a study conducted at the request of the US military due to stockpiles of expensive drugs they could otherwise need to replace every few years. The conclusion was that 90% of those drugs remained effective 10 - 15 years after the expiration date. Source: But the question is whether the drug you have kept happens to be one of these drugs ...

4 REPLIES Updated in Hyoscyamine
NVR EH white round pill ID

What is a small white round pill with NVR on one side and EH on the other? ## This is Zelnorm 6mg (NDC 0078-0356, now discontinued) Zelnorm was used in the management of irritable bowel syndrome and constipation. Approved by the FDA in 2002, it was subsequently removed from the market in 2007 due to FDA concerns about possible adverse cardiovascular effects. Inactive Ingredients: - Crospovidone - Glyceryl Monostearate - Hypromellose - Lactose Monohydrate - Poloxamer 188 - Polyethylene Glycol 4000 ## I have a small white pill with NVR on one side and EH on the other. Can you tell me what it is? Thanks

2 REPLIES Updated in Zelnorm
substitute for spasmo proxyvon

I am suffering from various muscular cramps along with bowel cramps, so my doctor has advised me to try spasmo proxyvon but unfortunately i lost my prescription. Can anyone tell me if there's a good alternative to spasmo proxyvon that doesn't require a prescription? ## Hello. Is there any substitute of proxyvon capsule available in Poland? I've been taking 3 doses a day and want to find a safe way to stop. Whenever I don't take it I get a headache and body pain. ## i been taking spasmo proxyon for last 8 years now i want leave it. So please suggest me what is alternative medicine. ## I want to leave spasmo proxyon, please help how to leave this bad habit, is there any option please suggest me ## Hello Lonewolfee, According to the FDA Spasmo-Proxyvon contains the active i...

7 REPLIES Updated in Dicyclomine
Mylan 1610 teal blue capsule

What is a small teal blue capsule imprinted Mylan 1610? ## Once again Randolf's identification is correct! Thank you Randolph! This tablet contains Dicyclomine 10 mg (NDC 0378-1610). Dicycloverine, also known as dicyclomine, sold under the brand name Bentyl in the US, is a medication that is used to treat spasms of the intestines such as occur in irritable bowel syndrome. Inactive Ingredients: - Anhydrous Lactose - Silicon Dioxide - D&c Yellow No. 10 - Fd&c Blue No. 1 - Fd&c Blue No. 2 - Fd&c Red No. 40 - Gelatin - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Shellac - Starch, Corn - Propylene Glycol - Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - Ferrosoferric Oxide - Titanium Dioxide Ref: DailyMed ## I have some small teal blue capsules with Mylan 1610 written on it, what is it??...

4 REPLIES Updated in Dicyclomine
dicyclomine 10

I take dicyclomine 10 mg 4 x a day. Can it cause a stomach ache with dirreah? ## Hello, Speedy! How are you? Yes, those are listed as possible side effects by the FDA. You may also experience nausea, dizziness and headache. How long have you been taking it? ## Will dicyclomine work if your taking Suboxone, cuz I take 24 milligrams of Suboxone per day also, ## Dicyclomine expired 12/17. Is it still safe to use?

3 REPLIES Updated in Dicyclomine
Bentyl may be interacting with my Hydrochlorothiazide

Hi I have been told I have ibs by a doctor recently and pre-hypertention. I wanted to know if it is normal to have some what blurred vision, extreme sleepiness and weakness from taking the Bentyl and Hydro, it's hard to distinguished which pill is causing the symptoms but I feel it may be intensifying the symptoms since I am taking 2 pills that could cause the same side effects plus I have seasonal allergies. ## Hi! I've no experience w/ hydrochlorothiazide. But I have years of experience w/ dicyclomine (the generic name for Bentyl), which I sometimes take for IBS flare-ups. When I first started taking dicyclomine, yes, I got VERY tired &/or sleepy as a side effect. It even affected by short-term memory to a small degree! I felt like a space cadet! :( It also gave me somewha...

3 REPLIES Updated in Bentyl

I was wondering if this medication is used for the treatment of urinary track infection? And is it ok to take this medication if the expiration date is past. The expiration date was 2/16/05. Would this be safe to take and what would be the dangers of taking an expired Rx? ## yes you can take the med, the expiration date just indicates that the medication is loosing its potency. but alway contact your pc ## Symax is listed as containing Hyoscyamine, which is used to treat gastrointestinal problems, by slowing the action of the GI tract. It will not do anything to treat a bacterial infection, such as a UTI. Once expired, medications also tend to lose potency, and may not work as well as they did, when new, so it is best to dispose of them, and see your doctor. Typical side effects of Syma...

2 REPLIES Updated in Hyoscyamine
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...

13 REPLIES Updated in Dicyclomine
Scopex What is it prescribed for?

I was prescribed Scopex and Buscopan for kiney stones. The pain went away and I thought the stone disintegrated. ## Hello, Rene! How are you? Yes, as reported by the NIH, some of them do pass on their own and disintegrate, once they enter the bladder. Scopex is prescribe as an antispasmodic to help alleviate the pain stones can cause as they are passing, it also contains an analgesic for the pain. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. How long have you been symptom free? ## Hi have got a backlog of water which can't come out as there's a kidney stone there. Get very bad spasms that are very painful. Will scopex help with the spasms and bad pain. Until I can get this sorted out. ## Sorry have got this problem with my lef...

4 REPLIES Updated in Antispasmodic
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 ##...

27 REPLIES Updated in Antispasmodic
dicyclomine hcl

stomach pain ## Dicyclomine is used to treat intestinal hypermotility, the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, muscle spasms and cramping in the gastrointestinal tract. Side effects may include: Dry mouth, nausea and at higher doses, deliriant effects. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## does the new drug benetol work the same way as bentylol. ## Once you stop taking dicyclomine How long does it take to get out system?0 ## ow long after Dicyclomine's expiration date is it still potent?

4 REPLIES 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...

8 REPLIES Updated in Bentyl
Blue capsule with Mylan 1610 on it

Please help me identify a blue capsule with Mylan 1610 on it? ## This tablet contains Dicyclomine 10 mg (NDC 0378-1610). Dicycloverine, also known as dicyclomine, sold under the brand name Bentyl in the US, is a medication that is used to treat spasms of the intestines such as occur in irritable bowel syndrome. Inactive Ingredients: - Anhydrous Lactose - Silicon Dioxide - D&c Yellow No. 10 - Fd&c Blue No. 1 - Fd&c Blue No. 2 - Fd&c Red No. 40 - Gelatin - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Shellac - Starch, Corn - Propylene Glycol - Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - Ferrosoferric Oxide - Titanium Dioxide Ref: DailyMed

1 REPLY Updated in Dicyclomine
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?

2 REPLIES Updated in Dicyclomine
Page:1Next PageLast Page