Review: taking Bentyl and Pepcid together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Bentyl and Pepcid together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Bentyl and Pepcid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 307 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Bentyl

Bentyl has active ingredients of dicyclomine hydrochloride. It is often used in irritable bowel syndrome. (latest outcomes from Bentyl 4,457 users)

Pepcid

Pepcid has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Pepcid 24,529 users)

On Aug, 25, 2016

307 people who take Bentyl, Pepcid are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Bentyl and Pepcid drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Bentyl:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Pepcid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Bentyl:
  • female: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Pepcid:
  • female: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Bentyl:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Pepcid:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • chronic hepatitis
  • eczema
  • fatigue
  • folliculitis
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • tracheitis
  • vertigo
  • cholesterosis
  • deep vein thrombosis
1 - 6 months:
  • acute graft versus host disease
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • diarrhoea
  • epstein-barr virus infection
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • hyperamylasaemia
  • hypomagnesaemia
  • infection
  • lymphoproliferative disorder
  • mucous membrane disorder
1 - 2 years:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • emotional distress
  • gallbladder disorder
  • injury
  • pain
  • hallucination, visual
  • nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
2 - 5 years:
  • blood pressure increased
  • bone pain
  • bronchitis
  • calcium deficiency
  • ankle fracture
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • arthropod bite
  • asthma
  • bipolar disorder
5 - 10 years:
  • hallucination, visual
10+ years:
  • itching
  • numbness in hands or feet
  • skin plaque
not specified:
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • injury
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • back pain
  • chest pain
  • abdominal pain
  • injury
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • abdominal pain
  • cough
  • depression
  • cholelithiasis
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia
  • injury

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • pain
  • gallbladder disorder
  • abdominal pain
  • crohn's disease
  • drug ineffective
  • gallbladder non-functioning
  • injection site extravasation
  • injection site vesicles
  • injury
20-29:
  • abdominal pain
  • injury
  • abdominal pain upper
  • biliary colic
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • pain
30-39:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder disorder
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • drug dependence
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • anger
  • sedation
  • weight increased
  • exacerbation of anxiety
  • fall
40-49:
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • constipation
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
50-59:
  • depression
  • suicidal ideation
  • atrial fibrillation
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • feeling abnormal
  • neutropenia
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • agitation
60+:
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • osteoporosis
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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