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Is dicyclomine an antibiotic & can it be used to treat anything other than ibs ?

Is dicyclomine an antibiotic, and can it be used to treat anything other than ibs?
Asked On : Mon, 14 Mar 2011
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hi,welcome to healthcare magic
dicyclomine is not an antibiotic.
it is an antispasmodic used in abdominal colicky pain.
it is used to treat dysmenorrhoea also.
take care.
Answered: Mon, 14 Mar 2011
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Good morning.
Dicyclomine is not an antibiotic.It is an anticholinergic drug which blocks the effect of acetylcholine (muscarinic receptors) and gives relaxing effect on intestine muscle.

It is used to treat IBS along with stomach and intestinal cramping. Also used in dysmenorrhoea.

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Answered: Mon, 14 Mar 2011
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