Bentyl Medication - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: Dicyclomine hydrochloride
DICYCLOMINE (Bentyl®) treats different bowel problems including such as irritable bowel syndrome. Dicyclomine is in a class of drugs known as anticholinergics. This drugs block the effects of acetylcholine, the chemical transmitter that nerves release in order to cause muscles to contract. They prevent contraction of the muscles by blocking the acetylcholine receptors on the muscle cells.
Uses of Bentyl
Side Effects of Bentyl
If you are taking this medication, then discuss the side effects with your doctor. If you feel any change in intensity, then you should tell your doctor. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Bentyl. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Bentyl:
Drug Interaction :-
If you are taking certain drugs with Bentyl, then it may decreased, increased or altered the effects of Bentyl medicine. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Bentyl with the following:
When you are taking Bentyl, and you feel that overdose is suspected then contact your doctor immediately. Symptoms of an Bentyl overdose may include:-
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