Review: could Bentyl cause Anxiety?


Summary

Anxiety is found among people who take Bentyl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prilosec, and have Pain . We study 4,079 people who have side effects while taking Bentyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 344 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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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)

Anxiety

Anxiety has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, diarrhea, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 223,131 Anxiety patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

4,079 people reported to have side effects when taking Bentyl.
Among them, 344 people (8.43%) have Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bentyl cause Anxiety?

Time on Bentyl when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Bentyl *:

  • female: 80.88 %
  • male: 19.12 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Bentyl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.35 %
  • 10-19: 4.55 %
  • 20-29: 19.23 %
  • 30-39: 12.24 %
  • 40-49: 17.48 %
  • 50-59: 21.68 %
  • 60+: 24.48 %

Severity if Anxiety when taking Bentyl **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 16.67 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 16.67 %

How people recovered from Anxiety **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (74 people)
  • Depression (43 people)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (38 people)
  • Contraception (33 people)
  • Anxiety (27 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (83 people)
  • Nexium (81 people)
  • Ambien (72 people)
  • Xanax (71 people)
  • Protonix (68 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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