Dicyclomine

What is Dicyclomine?

It is an anticholinergic drug used to treat irritable bowel syndrome. It reduces intestinal muscle cramps.

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Sir
I have Irritable bowel syndrom after taking medicines for typhoid. I consulted a gastroenrlogist and he prescribe me Rabium DSR 1 -0-1 before meal aand Normaxin 1-1-1 after meal. Before taking the medication I have sleepless nights and I was taking alprazolam also for getting sleep. After taking IBS medicines, I have enough sleep. I slowly reduced the dose of medicines and taking 1 normaxin after dinner at night. I have been taking these medicines since last 2 years. I am a diabetic and have thyroid problem also. Is there any problem I f I continue to take Normaxin. Otherwise I am not getting sleep.

doctor1 MD

Hi,

Welcome to HCM,

T. Normaxin is an antispasmodic drug, which contains chlordiazepoxide, clidinium bromide & dicyclomine hydrochloride.

Out of these three drugs it is only chlordiazepoxide, which is helping you to take better sleep. Thus you are taking two drugs (clidinium bromide &...

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My husband is having bad stomach pain he keeps doubling over and had diareia ealyler

doctor1 MD

Hi,
From history it seems that he might be having acut gastro-enteritis.
Give him antispasmodic tablet like Dicyclomine ( Meftal spas ) for stomach pain.
Give him ofloxacilin, tinidazole combination medicine for 3 days.
Give him curd, rice and buttermilk.
Give plenty of water.
Ok and take...

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I takee blood thinner, can I take dicyclomine

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I would explain as follows:

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

Regarding your concern, I would explain that there are no interactions between Dicyclomine and Coumadin.

So, it is safe to take them both concomitantly.

Hope you will find this answer...

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I have a pain an abdominal pain that iv had for several weeks now and I noticed that I now have a vary watery stool with clumps tho after going to bath room I have a burn and also I still have pain in my lower abdomen I have also notice that I constantly have gas like every day and if I don't pass the gas I get major pain in my lower abdomen is it anything serious or should I be worried????

doctor1 MD

Hi,
From history it suggests that you might be having chronic GI infection giving rise to this problem.
Go for one ofloxacilin, tinidazole combination medicine course for 3 days.
Take antispasmodic tablet like Dicyclomine as and when required.
Take light diet like curd, rice and buttermilk.
Take...

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Hello doctor,
What is the right medicine for stomach pain due indigestion and gas during pregnancy . My gastroenterologist is suggesting drotin but my gynecologist is denying it. Drotin or cibis worked for me before pregnancy, can I continue any one of them.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No take Dicyclomine only.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for choosing HealthcareMagic for your query,

If you are pregnant, you should only use dicyclomine when it is clearly needed.Avoid any other antispasmodic.
Take tablet spasmonil 10 mg twice daily contains dicyclomine along with...

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hi sir, M facing a kind of strange pain near my penis.I can say it is not hurting but i kind of have some kind of discomfort and i have no problems while passing urine but the discomfort am having...not really sure what is it causing...Can you please help me in this .Am really worried wwhat it might be.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Pain may be due to UTI or ureteric calculus.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXXX mvsr
Thanks for writing to us

According to your history pain may be due to urinary tract infection or ureteric calculus.
You need proper clinical examination by a surgeon and need few investigations....

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Taking cefdinir 300mg.. I am on day 8. Have small amounts of loose stools every time I use the bathroom. Also very dark. Has no Oder. 2nd day had major diarrhea, took Imodium. Been with the small amounts like7, 8 times a day.should I finish my dose.?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Rule out C diff colitis

Detailed Answer:
Dear patient

thanks for the query. I think you should avoid using Imodium and have a stool sample checked for C difficile toxin, which is a common cause of persistent diarrhea after the use of antibiotics. If you have only 1 day left of...

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I have had stomach cramping in upper abdomen for about 12 hours. I have been using ibuprofen almost daily for about 2 to 3 weeks. I also drink 2-3 beers each evening. I have taken zantac, pepto bismol and baking soda but no relief. What medication would help?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Dicyclomine would help you(need a prescription for the same).

Detailed Answer:
Hello there,
Thanks for choosing HealthcareMagic for your query .
Have gone through your details and i appreciate your concerns.
As per your query answers are-

Cramps means that there is spasm in...

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My son has been suffering with pain in a triangular region below his belly button for more than a week. He is complaining that his belly is stiff. Our family physician prescribed Dicyclomine (sp?) for bowel spasms (residual from stomach flu) and that seems to help when eating, but his pain is not subsiding.

He tells me that the stiffness began today and that he feels a "bubbling" feeling before the pain intensifies.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Hard to comment without examining. Visit a doctor.Dicyclomine can be given.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

Your child needs to be examined thoroughly before suggestions can be made. Going by the description, you are perhaps referring to the area of urinary bladder...

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hey i ate breakfast this morning after i started experiencing abdominal pain mostly on the left side i thought i had to go number two i tried and got a little loose stool out but nothing major i have been hurting all day i took a shower and also noticed i was ovulating as well please tell me what u think it is and what i should do.

doctor1 MD

Hi,
It appears you might be having abdominal discomfort due to ovulation.
Nothing to worry.
Take one antispasmodic tablet like Dicyclomine and you will be alright.
Take light diet to day.
Ok and take care.

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