Review: could Bentyl cause Gastritis?


Summary

Gastritis is found among people who take Bentyl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Prilosec, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 5,518 people who have side effects while taking Bentyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 88 have Gastritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Gastritis 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 5,942 users)

Gastritis

Gastritis (inflammation of stomach) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, depression (latest reports from 30,522 Gastritis patients).

On Nov, 27, 2016

5,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Bentyl.
Among them, 88 people (1.59%) have Gastritis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bentyl cause Gastritis?

Time on Bentyl when people have Gastritis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Gastritis when taking Bentyl *:

  • female: 85.71 %
  • male: 14.29 %

Age of people who have Gastritis when taking Bentyl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.39 %
  • 20-29: 6.94 %
  • 30-39: 8.33 %
  • 40-49: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 20.83 %
  • 60+: 40.28 %

Severity of Gastritis **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (24 people, 27.27%)
  • Fosamax (18 people, 20.45%)
  • Zocor (17 people, 19.32%)
  • Nexium (17 people, 19.32%)
  • Ambien (15 people, 17.05%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Bentyl, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (17 people, 19.32%)
  • Pain (11 people, 12.50%)
  • Osteoporosis (11 people, 12.50%)
  • High Blood Pressure (11 people, 12.50%)
  • Arthritis (10 people, 11.36%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (40 people, 45.45%)
  • Abdominal Pain (39 people, 44.32%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (29 people, 32.95%)
  • Weakness (28 people, 31.82%)
  • Pain (27 people, 30.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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