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Brand & Generic Names

A-Spas Forulex
Antispas Lomine
Bentyl Neoquess
Bentylol Or-Tyl
Byclomine Protylol
Dibent Spasmoban
Di-Cyclonex Spasmoject
Dilomine Viscerol

Basic Information

  • Habit forming? No
  • Prescription needed? Yes
  • Available as generic? Yes
  • Drug class: Antispasmodic, anticholinergic


    Reduces spasms of digestive system, bladder and urethra.

Dosage & Usage Information

How to take:
Tablet, syrup or capsule--Swallow with liquid or food to lessen stomach irritation.

When to take:
30 minutes before meals (unless directed otherwise by doctor).

If you forget a dose:
Take as soon as you remember up to 2 hours late. If more than 2 hours, wait for next scheduled dose (don't double this dose).

What drug does:
Blocks nerve impulses at parasympathetic nerve endings, preventing muscle contractions and gland secretions of organs involved.

Time lapse before drug works:
15 to 30 minutes.

Don't take with:
Any other medicine without consulting your doctor or pharmacist.


Dilated pupils, blurred vision, rapid pulse and breathing, dizziness, fever, hallucinations, confusion, slurred speech, agitation, flushed face, convulsions, coma.


  • Dial 911 (emergency) or O (operator) for an ambulance or medical help. Then give first aid immediately.
  • See EMERGENCY Information.

Possible Adverse Reactions or Side Effects


    Hives, rash, intense Seek emergency itching, faintness treatment immediately. soon after a dose (anaphylaxis).


  • Confusion, delirium, rapid heartbeat.
  • Nausea, vomiting, decreased sweating.
  • Constipation, loss of taste.
  • Dry ears, nose, throat, mouth.


  • Headache, difficult urination, nasal congestion, altered taste.
  • Lightheadedness.


    Rash or hives, eye pain, blurred vision.

Warnings & Precautions

Don't take if:

  • You are allergic to any anticholinergic.
  • You have trouble with stomach bloating.
  • You have difficulty emptying your bladder completely.
  • You have narrow-angle glaucoma.
  • You have severe ulcerative colitis.

Before you start, consult your doctor:

  • If you have open-angle glaucoma.
  • If you have angina, chronic bronchitis or asthma.
  • If you have hiatal hernia, liver disease, kidney or thyroid disease, enlarged prostate, myasthenia gravis, peptic ulcer.
  • If you will have surgery within 2 months, including dental surgery, requiring general or spinal anesthesia.

Over age 60:
Adverse reactions and side effects may be more frequent and severe than in younger persons.

Studies inconclusive on harm to unborn child. Animal studies show fetal abnormalities. Decide with your doctor whether drug benefits justify risk to unborn child.

Drug passes into milk and decreases milk flow. Avoid drug or discontinue nursing until you finish medicine. Consult doctor for advice on maintaining milk supply.

Infants & children:
Use only under medical supervision.

Prolonged use:
Chronic constipation, possible fecal impaction. Consult doctor immediately.

Skin & sunlight:
No problems expected.

Driving, piloting or hazardous work:
Use disqualifies you for piloting aircraft. Otherwise, no problems expected.

May be unnecessary to finish medicine. Follow doctor's instructions.

Advise any doctor or dentist whom you consult that you take this medicine.

Possible Interaction with Other Drugs

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Amantadine Increased dicyclomine effect.
Antacids* Decreased dicyclomine absorption
Anticholinergics, Increased
other* dicyclomine effect.
Antidepressants, Increased
tricyclic (TCA)* dicyclomine effect. Increased
Antidiarrheals* Decreased dicyclomine effect.
Antihistamines* Increased dicyclomine effect.
Attapulgite Decreased dicyclomine effect.
Buclizine Increased dicyclomine effect.
Cortisone drugs* Increased internal-eye pressure.
Digitalis Possible decreased absorption of
Haloperidol Increased internal-eye pressure.
Ketoconazole Decreased ketoconazole effect.
MAO inhibitors* Increased dicyclomine effect.
Meperidine Increased dicyclomine effect.
Methylphenidate Increased dicyclomine effect.
Nitrates* Increased internal-eye pressure.
Nizatidine Increased nizatidine effect.
Orphenadrine Increased dicyclomine effect.
Phenothiazines* Increased dicyclomine effect.
Pilocarpine Loss of pilocarpine effect in
glaucoma treatment.
Potassium Possible intestinal
supplements* ulcers with oral potassium tablets.
Quinidine Increased dicyclomine effect.
Sedatives* or central Increased sedative effect of
nervous system (CNS) both drugs.
Vitamin C Decreased dicyclomine effect. Avoid
large doses of vitamin C.

Possible Interaction with Other Substances

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Alcohol: None expected.
Beverages: None expected.
Cocaine: Excessively rapid heartbeat. Avoid.
Foods: None expected.
Marijuana: Drowsiness and dry mouth.
Tobacco: None expected.

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