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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Bentyl oral.

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Condition: Irritable Colon
3/10/2009 10:52:02 PM

Reviewer: JessiLynn, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am only 19 years old and went to my doctor with horrible pain in my lower abdomen and left lower quadrant. I have had the LLQ pain for a couple of years now off and on and my gyno assumed it was my ovary. Now come to find out it is most likely IBS or an intolerance to gluten. My doc prescribed me Bentyl and it did NOT work for me. I called her a week later and she switched my meds. I am now (com ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Irritable Colon
3/2/2009 2:41:41 PM

Reviewer: dancinh, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My doctor gave me this as an antispasmodic after trying Levsin, which did not work for me. This medication isn't a whole lot better and only worked for me about half the time. It works more for the intestinal cramping than it does as an antispasmodic...for me anyway. I have yet to find anything that works for the GI spasms (if anyone has any suggestions, please let me know, my email is dancinh ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Irritable Colon
2/11/2009 12:36:58 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was in the ER for abdominal pain, and the doctor gave me a shot of Bentyl. It took the pain away, however I found out I am allergic to it. I am covered in hives and I have a migraine headache.

Condition: Irritable Colon
1/25/2009 6:17:20 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I thought it was working well at first but still having same problems like I did before medication.

Condition: Irritable Colon
1/22/2009 2:04:23 PM

Reviewer: IBS33, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Bentyl changed my life. I occasionally have episodes while on it, but I am narrowing those down to certain foods. Overall, I have no more cramping or diarrhea as long as I remember to take it. I just wish it came in a once or twice daily form.

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