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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS, or spastic colon) is a diagnosis of exclusion. It is a functional bowel disorder character...
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Amitiza vs Bentyl

Amitiza
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Bentyl
Other name: Dicyclomine Dicyclomine
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for IBS
4.4
Concern level
3.2
Helpfulness
for IBS
2.1
Concern level
3.1
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Lubiprostone (International Nonproprietary Name, marketed under the trade name Amitiza) is a medication used in the management of chronic (medicine) idiopathic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...
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dicycloverine, is an anticholinergic that blocks muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. Dicycloverine was first synthesized in the United States circa 1947...
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Headaches
6
Weight Gain
4
Depression
3
Anxiety
3
Dizzy
3
Shortness of Breath
2
Allergies
2
Spasms
2
Back Pain
1
Insomnia
1
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Nausea
10
Bloating
7
Depression
3
Dizzy
3
Drowsy
3
Dry Mouth
3
Addiction
2
Withdrawal
2
Weight Gain
2
Fever
1
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Lubiprostone (International Nonproprietary Name, marketed under the trade name Amitiza) is a medication used in the management of chronic (medicine) idiopathic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...
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convulsing. The amitiza made me nauseated also then they...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...i took both, I had a severe reaction to the Bentyl instead of stopping the spasms it caused all over body spasms to near convulsing. The amitiza made me nauseated also then they added promethazine... "

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for the constipation. Both meds really seem to work, I...
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" My gastroenterologist put me on Bentyl for the bloating and Amitiza for the constipation. Both meds really seem to work, I... "

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remember if Sara has taken Bentyl, but for the constipation...
| forums.dinet.org
" ...remember if Sara has taken Bentyl, but for the constipation she suffers her doctor prescribed Amitiza and it works better than anything shes taken for her constipation. Its very,... "

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I was then moved to Bentyl, which only works occasionally....
| www.helpforibs.com
" I was prescribed Amitiza as the very first drug when IBS-C was suspected. I took it exactly as prescribed and it did absolutely nothing - good or bad. I was then moved to Bentyl, which only works... "

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Now, I am taking Amitza and ani-spasmatic Bentyl which...
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" ...with it.  Now, I am taking Amitza and  ani-spasmatic Bentyl which helps me. But, after every bowel movement I have; I have had  pain. I read books on it. Gone to doctors.... "

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I take Amitiza 24mg 2 times a day and Bentyl 10mg 3 times a...
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" I take Amitiza 24mg 2 times a day and Bentyl 10mg ...side effects when taking Amitiza except for little nausea here and there. The ...reason I started to take the Bentyl was to try to... "

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Amitiza, but Bentyl is a winner. It continues working and I...
| www.webmd.com
" I can tell you that I've tried other things like Linzess and Amitiza, but Bentyl is a winner. It continues working and I am very very grateful, as it alleviates pain constipation, but most of all,... "

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Funny enough while I was pregnant I had zero problems...
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" I've had IBS for about 10 years now, the last 5 being the worst. Anxiety and stress are my biggest triggers. Food wise green leafy veggies make me absolutely miserable. If it's lean I'm usually ok... "

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Amitiza, but Bentyl is a winner. It continues working and I...
| www.webmd.com
" I can tell you that I've tried other things like Linzess and Amitiza, but Bentyl is a winner. It continues working and I am very very grateful, as it alleviates pain constipation, but most of all,... "

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lso they wanted me to try amitza which I was on for a...
| www.ibsgroup.org
" ...on it. Prescribed antidepressant. Also they wanted me to try amitza which I was on for ...and had major side effects. They also told me to take bentyl when needed. I have also... "

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