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Review: Bentyl and Pepcid

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Bentyl and Pepcid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 230 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Bentyl (latest outcomes from 3,649 users) has active ingredients of dicyclomine hydrochloride. It is often used in irritable bowel syndrome.

Pepcid (latest outcomes from 22,823 users) has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Sep, 22, 2014: 230 people who take Bentyl, Pepcid are studied

Bentyl, Pepcid outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Bentyl (dicyclomine hydrochloride)
- Pepcid (famotidine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Bentyl is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 2 people)
Pepcid is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/aHypomagnesaemian/aPainItchingHallucination, VisualSkin PlaquePain
HyperamylasaemiaGallbladder DisorderNumbness In Hands Or FeetItchingAnxiety
InfectionEmotional DistressNumbness In Hands Or FeetAbdominal Pain
Lymphoproliferative DisorderInjuryFatigue
PyrexiaCholecystitis ChronicDyspnoea
Mucous Membrane DisorderHallucination, VisualNausea
Hepatic Function AbnormalInjury
Epstein-barr Virus InfectionChest Pain
Skin PlaqueArthralgia
Acute Graft Versus Host DiseaseDepression

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Bentyl is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
Pepcid is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

PainAbdominal Pain
Back PainDiarrhoea
Chest PainArthralgia
Abdominal PainAnxiety
AstheniaPleural Effusion

Drug effectiveness by age :

Bentyl is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Pepcid is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/aCholecystitis ChronicAbdominal PainNeuropathy PeripheralChest PainSuicidal IdeationDyspnoea
PainAbdominal Pain UpperAmnesia NecNauseaAtrial FibrillationAbdominal Pain
Gallbladder DisorderUpper Respiratory Tract InfectionDrug DependencePyrexiaFatigueDiarrhoea
Abdominal PainPost Cholecystectomy SyndromeType 2 Diabetes MellitusConstipationNeutropeniaHypertension
Gallbladder Non-functioningBiliary ColicWeight IncreasedArthralgiaDepressionPain
InjuryInjuryAngerPainFeeling AbnormalAnxiety
AnhedoniaCholecystitis AcuteSedationAstheniaAnxietyDepression
DiarrhoeaEpigastric DiscomfortCondition AggravatedBack PainPainGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
Back PainParaesthesiaCholecystitis ChronicFatigueAstheniaFatigue
AnxietyCholecystitis ChronicExacerbation Of AnxietyDyspnoeaAngerVomiting

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you take Bentyl and Pepcid?

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  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • I just had a total hip replacement and am on a special medication program for the first 10 days. I would like to know if there is any interaction or adverse reactions from the combination of these medications that I should be aware of.


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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Bentyl (dicyclomine hydrochloride) is often used to treat irritable bowel syndrome. Pepcid (famotidine) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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