What is Dicyclomine? Full information, usage, benefits and side effects

What is Dicyclomine? Full information, usage, benefits and side effects


Dicyclomine belongs to a class of drugs called anticholinergics. It relieves muscle spasms in the digestive tract by blocking the activity of certain natural substances in the body.


Dicyclomine is used to deal with useful bowel or irritable bowel syndrome.

Dicyclomine can also be used for functions now no longer indexed on this medicinal drug guide.


Dicyclomine is available as capsules, tablets, and oral syrup. In general, take 4 times a day. Take dicyclomine at about the same time each day so you don't forget to take it. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully and ask your doctor or pharmacist to clarify any areas you do not understand. Take dicyclomine as directed. Do not take more or less, or more often than directed by your doctor.

Side Effects:

Some side effects may include:

  • drowsiness

  • dizziness

  •  weakness

  • blurred vision

  • dry mouth

  • nausea

Some side effects can be serious:

  • Fast or slow heartbeat
  • chest pounding
  • confusion
  • agitation
  • hallucinations
  • unusual thoughts or behavior
  • memory or language problems
  • problems with balance and muscle movement.
  • diarrhea, severe constipation 
  • worsening bowel symptoms


Please consult your doctor/physician/specialist before taking any healthcare products. In case of allergic reaction to the medicines/substance, please take immediate medical help.

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