Dicyclomine

Dicyclomine Uses

Dicyclomine is used for Diarrhea and GI Tract Spasms

How Dicyclomine Works

Dicyclomine works by slowing the natural movements of the gut and by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and intestines.

Common side effects of Dicyclomine

Nausea, Dryness In Mouth, Nervousness, Weakness, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Blurred Vision

Interaction

Drug : adsorbent antidiarrheals, antacids: Decreased dicyclomine absorption.

amantadine, anticholinergics, phenothiazines, tricyclic antidepressants: Increased dicyclomine effects.

antimyasthenics: Reduced intestinal motility.

atenolol: Increased atenolol effects.

cyclopropane: Risk of ventricular arrhythmias.

haloperidol: Decreased antipsychotic effect of haloperidol.

ketoconazole: Decreased ketoconazole absorption.

metoclopramide: Decreased effect of metoclopramide on GI motility.

opioid analgesics: Increased risk of ileus, severe constipation, and urine retention potassium chloride, especially wax-matrix.

preparations: Possibly GI ulceration urinary alkalinizers.

antacids that contain calcium or magnesium, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, citrates, sodium bicarbonate: Delayed excretion and increased risk of adverse effects of dicyclomine.

ZOTEZO IN THE NEWS

...