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How effective is Dicyclomine hydrochloride for Irritable colon (Irritable bowel syndrome)?





Summary: 94 Dicyclomine hydrochloride users have rated its effectiveness for Irritable colon.

Overall ratings: 3.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.4/5

This is a review of how effective Dicyclomine hydrochloride (dicyclomine hydrochloride) is for Irritable colon and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Dicyclomine hydrochloride

Dicyclomine hydrochloride has active ingredients of dicyclomine hydrochloride. It is often used in irritable bowel syndrome. (latest outcomes from Dicyclomine hydrochloride 640 users)

Irritable colon

Irritable colon can be treated by Bentyl, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Amitiza, Mebeverine Hydrochloride, Lomotil, Loperamide Hydrochloride. (latest reports from Irritable Colon 15,589 patients)

On Dec, 22, 2014: 94 people are studied for taking Dicyclomine hydrochloride in Irritable colon




Dicyclomine hydrochloride effectiveness for Irritable colon


Long term Dicyclomine hydrochloride effectiveness for Irritable colon

Dicyclomine hydrochloride effectiveness for Irritable colon (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall52528306
Long term
(1+ years)
176173

Gender of people who take Dicyclomine hydrochloride for Irritable colon * :

FemaleMale
Irritable colon72.34%27.66%

Age of people who take Dicyclomine hydrochloride for Irritable colon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irritable colon0.00%0.00%2.13%19.15%17.02%26.60%19.15%15.96%

Who find Dicyclomine hydrochloride more effective for Irritable colon?

Gender of people who find Dicyclomine hydrochloride more effective * :

FemaleMale
Irritable colon77.78%22.22%

Age of people who find Dicyclomine hydrochloride more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Irritable colon0.00%0.00%2.78%16.67%19.44%30.56%11.11%19.44%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Does anyone experience heart palpitations causedby their acid reflux ?
    I have had acid reflux/Gerd for 4 years + Was not believed that symptoms were real for a while as had no heartburn and a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia which even now some medics think is imaginary...it's NOT!!! Following a demeester score of 45 ( very high confirmation of acid reflux) and discovery of a large hiatal hernia, ( a classic physical cause of acid reflux) I had hernia repair operation and LINX anti reflux surgery. Throughout the four years a major symptom of my acid reflux were heart palpatations. They started at the same time I started with reflux and cleared up after the surgery. I have been reflux free palpitation free and antacid free for four months. then I was put on Gabapentin for back spasm and the reflux returned along with the palpitations. Medics keep insisting this is just anxiety yet eat a food that gives me reflux also starts the palps which is the indicator of the reflux as I do not have heartburn. Comes on when relaxing and eating watching tv ( no anxiety present) and when I am sleeping peacefully ( no anxiety present) my heart wakes me up and fires off into tachycardia. Recently a doctor has said it is now known that acid reflux irritates the nerves in the solar plexus area and that triggers the palps. Anyone else experienced this? Are there any studies on it at all? Thanks all.
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    I was prescribed Bentyl because my gallbladder US, CT, and HIDA were all normal. Strangely, the Bentyl made the pain worse. I don't know why. I don't know if I should continue using it or not.
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    Felt slight edginess and nervousness occurred while taking Linzess for 3 weeks (145mcg). I stopped taking it a month ago due this side effect, but upon discontinuation, the slight edginess turned into severe anxiety which is now causing high blood pressure.
    Has anyone experienced this?
  • Does zoloft cause ringing in the ears, like tinnitus? i've been on it for a month and noticed the ringing in the ears about a week ago, and it's just constant ringing and it's driving me insane. (1 answer)
    I've been on most of the medications for more than a year and it hasn't been that bad getting used to them. But I've been on Zoloft and ambien for about a month now, and I've been noticing a lot of side effects. The one I just recently noticed and that has been driving me completely insane, is the ringing in the ears. It's been about a week now and I just don't know what to do anymore. If it is the Zoloft then I can finally just stop taking it and make this stop. If anyone has an answer or knows what to do, PLEASE help. I'm at my wits end.

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