dicyclomine, Bentyl (cont.)

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PREPARATIONS: Capsules: 10 mg. Tablets: 20 mg. Syrup: 10 mg/5 mL. Injection (Intramuscular): 10 mg/ mL

STORAGE: Capsules, tablets, and injection should be stored at room temperature, between 15 C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F). Injection should be protected from freezing.

DOSING: The recommended starting oral dose of dicyclomine is 20 mg given 4 times daily. The dose can be increased to 40 mg 4 times daily. The recommended intramuscular injection is 10 to 20 mg 4 times daily. The intramuscular injection is only used for 1 to 2 days if a patient cannot take capsules or tablets.


Anticholinergic effects

Excessive anticholinergic effects may occur when dicyclomine is combined with other drugs with anticholinergic effects such as

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