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Bentyl vs Levsin

Bentyl
VS.
Levsin
Other name: Dicyclomine Dicyclomine
Other name: Levbid Levbid
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for IBS
2.1
Concern level
3.1
Helpfulness
for IBS
2.9
Concern level
2.9
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IBS
Cramping
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Ulcerative Colitis
Inflammation
Stomach Cramps
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Taken for:
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IBS*
Spasms
Cramping
Diarrhea*
Ulcerative Colitis*
Inflammation*
Bladder Spasms*
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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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Hyoscyamine is a tropane alkaloid. It is a secondary metabolite found in certain plants of the Solanaceae family, including henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), mandrake (Mandragora officinarum), jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), and deadly nightshade ...
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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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Nausea
8
Dry Mouth
5
Bloating
5
Depression
3
Dizzy
2
Weight Gain
2
Burp
1
Burning
1
Blurred Vision
1
Migraines
1
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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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Hyoscyamine is a tropane alkaloid. It is a secondary metabolite found in certain plants of the Solanaceae family, including henbane (Hyoscyamus niger), mandrake (Mandragora officinarum), jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), and deadly nightshade ...
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Levsim verses Bentyl
| Debbie (Granny)
What would happen if I take both? Or is one of these rated more effective than the other for extreme spasms in GI tract
October 15, 2015
That's what I'm trying to find out...

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e dry mouth was just so bad with Levsin. It worked re...
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" ...working for you? I've taken Levsin but switched to Bentyl because the dry mouth was just so bad with Levsin. It worked really well but I just couldn't tolerate the dry mouth. The Bentyl works also... "

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and tell him/her your levsin is not working for you. Ask if...
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" I like bentyl better because it also relaxes my brain. I rember one ...your doctor and tell him/her your levsin is not working for you. Ask if it would ...didn't work for me. WE ARE ALL DIFFERENT. Levsin... "

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taking it. Now I take Levsin , it does not work as well...
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" I started out taking Bentyl which worked very well but gave me blurred vision and then started to ...taking it. Now I take Levsin , it does not work ...is not as quick as Bentyl.I also take... "

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have used Levsin and Bentyl, and neither seem to do much to...
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" i have used Levsin and Bentyl, and neither seem to do much to stop cramping. has anybody taken something more affective, but without the side affects of drowsiness or \"stupid\" ...feeling... "

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however, I think Levsin did a better job at controlling...
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" I currently take Bentyl and have taken Levsin ...for me compared to the side effects of Levsin. I got a terribly ...as treating symptoms, however, I think Levsin did a better job at controlling... "

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tolerate Levsin very well. It gave me visual disturbances...
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" I didn't tolerate Levsin very well. It gave ...do anything for me. Bentyl, however, has been helpful, as long as I take it at least an hour before I eat. The only side effects I've noticed is a slight... "

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Tricia, I was switched to levsin from bentyl. I only h...
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" Hey Tricia, I was switched to levsin from bentyl. I only have to take 1 - 2 pills at the onset of an attack. It seems to help, (knock on wood) I have only had 2 attacks since being on it. The... "

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from bentyl to levsin and that didn't help, now I am on...
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" I have used bentyl for about 1 1/2 years, ...didn't help . I went from bentyl to levsin and that didn't help, now I am on aciphex. Tomorrow I get to be on a clear liquid diet (I am dreading as I... "

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work, so I pop a levsin and keep my fingers crossed. I...
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" Bentyl didn't work for me, and levsin has been about 50/50. I take ...the pain go before taking the levsin whether or not it ...is gonna work, so I pop a levsin and keep my fingers crossed. If... "

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