Dicyclomine is used to treat symptoms such as stomach spasms caused by intestinal disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome. It might be used as a part of combination therapy. This means that you may need to take it with other medications.
How it works
Dicyclomine is a class of drugs called anticholinergics. These medications are commonly prescribed to treat similar conditions.
Smooth muscles of the stomach and intestines are affected by this medication. It helps to relax these muscles and reduce spasms in this portion of your digestive system caused by functional intestinal diseases.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Yes, Dicyclomine may cause drowsiness or blurred vision.
Do not take this medicine at the same time you take antacids. If you are taking antacid, take it after a meal and take dicyclomine before a meal. The dose is based on your age, medical condition, and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or take this medicine more often than not without your doctor's approval.