Dicyclomine Hcl Syrup Generic Name & Formulations
Dicyclomine HCl 10mg/5mL.
Caps, tabs, syrup—contact supplier; Amps (2mL)—5
Dicyclomine Hcl Syrup Indications
Irritable bowel syndrome.
Dicyclomine Hcl Syrup Dosage and Administration
Initially 20mg 4 times daily; after 1 week may increase to 40mg 4 times daily if tolerated. Discontinue if not effective within 2 weeks or daily doses ≥80mg are not tolerated.
<6mos: see Contraindications. ≥6mos: consult manufacturer.
Dicyclomine Hcl Syrup Contraindications
Glaucoma. Unstable cardiovascular status. GI or urinary tract obstruction. Severe ulcerative colitis. Myasthenia gravis. Reflux esophagitis. Children <6months of age. Nursing mothers.
Dicyclomine Hcl Syrup Boxed Warnings
Dicyclomine Hcl Syrup Warnings/Precautions
Inj: avoid IV administration (may cause thrombosis, inj site reactions). Autonomic neuropathy. Hepatic or renal impairment. Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Hyperthyroidism. Salmonella dysentery. Toxic megacolon. Ulcerative colitis. GI or GU obstruction. High environmental temperature. Diarrhea. Elderly. Debilitated. Pregnancy (Cat.B).
Dicyclomine Hcl Syrup Pharmacokinetics
Dicyclomine Hcl Syrup Interactions
Antacids may inhibit absorption; avoid. May antagonize anti-glaucoma agents or drugs that alter GI motility (eg, metoclopramide). Antagonized by agents used to treat achlorhydria and those used to test gastric secretion. Additive anticholinergic effects with other anticholinergics, narcotic analgesics, type I antiarrhythmics, antihistamines, antipsychotics, tricyclics, amantadine, benzodiazepines, MAOIs, nitrites, nitrates, sympathomimetics. May affect absorption of sust rel dosage forms.
Dicyclomine Hcl Syrup Adverse Reactions
Dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision, nausea, somnolence, asthenia, and nervousness; cardiovascular and CNS symptoms (eg, psychosis, delirium). Fatal reactions have occurred in infants.
Dicyclomine Hcl Syrup Clinical Trials
Dicyclomine Hcl Syrup Note
Formerly known under the brand name Bentyl.
Dicyclomine Hcl Syrup Patient Counseling