Review: could Bentyl cause Narcotic Abuse?


Summary

Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Bentyl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Nexium, and have Bloating . We study 4,079 people who have side effects while taking Bentyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse 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 4,167 users)

Narcotic Abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with breathing - slowed or stopped, intentional overdose, drug abuse and dependence, drug withdrawal syndrome, multiple drug overdose (latest reports from 15,149 Narcotic abuse patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

4,079 people reported to have side effects when taking Bentyl.
Among them, 13 people (0.32%) have Narcotic Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bentyl cause Narcotic abuse?

Time on Bentyl when people have Narcotic Abuse *:

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

Gender of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Bentyl *:

  • female: 53.85 %
  • male: 46.15 %

Age of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Bentyl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 22.22 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 44.44 %

Severity if Narcotic Abuse when taking Bentyl **:

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

How people recovered from Narcotic Abuse **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Tooth Pain And Heart Attacks (9 people)
  • Stomach Pain (9 people)
  • Sleep Aid (9 people)
  • Quit Smoking (9 people)
  • Bloating (9 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (15 people)
  • Buspar (10 people)
  • Ativan (10 people)
  • Valerian (9 people)
  • Compazine (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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