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dicyclomine - oral, Bentyl

GENERIC NAME: DICYCLOMINE - ORAL (dye-SYE-kloe-meen)

BRAND NAME(S): Bentyl

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USES: Dicyclomine is used to treat a certain type of intestinal problem called irritable bowel syndrome. It helps to reduce the symptoms of stomach and intestinal cramping. This medication works by slowing the natural movements of the gut and by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and intestines. Dicyclomine belongs to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics/antispasmodics.This medication must not be used in children younger than 6 months old because of the risk of serious side effects.




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