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Review: could Bentyl cause Gastritis?

Summary: Gastritis could be caused by Bentyl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Prilosec, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.

We study 3,277 people who have side effects while taking Bentyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 74 have Gastritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Gastritis and more.

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Bentyl

Bentyl (latest outcomes from 3,639 users) has active ingredients of dicyclomine hydrochloride. It is often used in irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal pain. Commonly reported side effects of Bentyl include nausea, pain, pain exacerbated, stress and anxiety, abdominal pain.

Gastritis

Gastritis (inflammation of stomach) (latest reports from 149,651 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, acupuncture and pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 3,273 people reported to have side effects when taking Bentyl. Among them, 74 people (2.26%) have Gastritis. They amount to 0.05% of all the 149,282 people who have Gastritis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gastritis in Bentyl reports

Time on Bentyl when people have Gastritis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gastritis0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Gastritis when taking Bentyl * :

FemaleMale
Gastritis85.14%14.86%

Age of people who have Gastritis when taking Bentyl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gastritis0.00%0.00%1.52%6.06%3.03%28.79%22.73%37.88%

Severity of Gastritis when taking Bentyl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gastritis0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Gastritis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 18.92%)
  2. Arthritis (14 people, 18.92%)
  3. Osteoporosis (10 people, 13.51%)
  4. Pain (9 people, 12.16%)
  5. Irritable bowel syndrome (8 people, 10.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prilosec (24 people, 32.43%)
  2. Nexium (21 people, 28.38%)
  3. Prevacid (16 people, 21.62%)
  4. Zocor (16 people, 21.62%)
  5. Fosamax (16 people, 21.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • Persistant vomiting. Been diagnosed with paralytic ileus thru gastric emptying study. Have a GI doc but am getting no releif from the constant vomiting malnutrition other than hospitalization until better. Sent home after a week sometimes 2. Only to become ill again weeks later. Have had CT MRI XRays. Any insight or advise?

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • severe pain that moves from my stomach to my mid back. bloating

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I receive enough benefit from taking these medications, with varying results depending on circumstances to justify their continued use.

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