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

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Condition: Irritable Colon
2/23/2014 5:45:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Just started taking this. Mostly makes me sleepy. I think it eases my stomach cramping though. Seems to have a calming effect.

Condition: Irritable Colon
12/30/2013 5:49:18 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
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, the excess gas building up in my colon. I actually have more regular and solid bowel movements, the air blocked any waste from moving in my colon and never came out in one solid movement. The side e ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Irritable Colon
12/18/2013 5:19:29 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have IBS and have had it for over 40 years. Bentyl helped me but after being on it for a while, it has made me very nervous and I have a dry mouth.

Condition: Irritable Colon
12/15/2013 11:55:49 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been using this for about a week and it has been such a good experience! It helps the cramping so that I can go places without being in HORRIBLE PAIN. The only thing I would mark it down in ease of use is that you have to take it a half hour-hour before you eat which is kind of annoying. But that is a small price to pay for some relief.

Condition: Irritable Colon
12/13/2013 1:50:15 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Doctor prescribed this medication after months of abdominal pain, diarrhea, and nausea. I have allergic colitis and IBS. This medication eased the pain for a day. They next day I took it, I started having really dry mouth, shakes, dizziness, muscle tightness, chest pains, headache, more nausea, loss of appetite, memory declined and depth perception was WAY off. Doctor said this was side effects bu ... Show Full Comment

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