FAQs related to Dicyclomine HCL 10mg, Act.Dimethicone 40mg
What should I discuss with my doctor before taking Dicyclomine+Dimethicone?
Before you start taking Dicyclomine+Dimethicone, tell your doctor if you are allergic to this medicine or if you have problems with urination. Also inform your doctor if you have a bowel obstruction or severe constipation, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a serious heart condition or active bleeding. Your doctor should also be informed if you are breastfeeding or have glaucoma (eye disorder causing gradual loss of sight).
What is Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)?
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when the stomach acid frequently flows back into the esophagus (the tube which connects your mouth and stomach). This backwash (acid reflux) can irritate the lining of your esophagus. Symptoms include chest pain (heartburn), usually after eating, which might be worse at night and difficulty in swallowing.
Can I use Dicyclomine+Dimethicone while breastfeeding?
It is advised that you use Dicyclomine+Dimethicone only when it is clearly needed. It is known that the medicine passes into breast milk and may have serious side effects on an infant younger than 6 months of age. Do not breastfeed while taking this medicine or else seek your doctoru2019s advice.
Can the use of Dicyclomine+Dimethicone cause dryness in mouth?
Yes, the use of Dicyclomine+Dimethicone can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry.
Does Dicyclomine+Dimethicone affect blood pressure?
Yes, Dicyclomine+Dimethicone may cause low blood pressure resulting in sudden dizziness when you stand up rapidly. Patients with an irregular heartbeat and congestive heart failure should take special care while taking this medicine.
What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Dicyclomine+Dimethicone?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.