11 patient evaluations for Dicyclomine

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Jul 8, 2018 (Started Mar 15, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for irritable bowel syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 31, 2017 (Started May 15, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for esophageal spasms)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain in lower right abdomen)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: Make sure you know how this medication will affect you. I was very surprised at how drowsy I got with this. At the very least, I got some good naps while I was taking it.

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Apr 11, 2015 (Started Apr 12, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for irritable bowel syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This medication is great for serious bouts of diarrhea. This is not for slight bouts of diarrhea, in my opinion. Don't expect to have a bowel movement for several days after taking this medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 30, 2012 (Started Oct 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for abdominal cramps)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 26, 2012 (Started Jul 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for irritable bowel syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 25, 2011 (Started Mar 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for abdominal cramps)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I take this mainly when I know a mail will trigger cramps or already has - so not often but a couple times a week. So far it's been helpful.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 27, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This is great for bowel spasms. I also have an artificial sphincter and this helps the spasm around that area.

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Dec 20, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 26, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is a wonder drug for IBS. It took care of the problems I was having like having to go every 5 minuts. Now I only need to take it on occasion and it solves the problem right away.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: constipation

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Mar 25, 2009 (Started Mar 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bowel irritability)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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