Who should not take Dicyclomine HCL?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • overactive thyroid gland
  • mental problems
  • myasthenia gravis
  • a skeletal muscle disorder
  • closed angle glaucoma
  • high blood pressure
  • coronary artery disease
  • chronic lung disease
  • a change in saliva secretion
  • achalasia of esophagus
  • a condition that makes swallowing difficult
  • reflux esophagitis
  • or inflammation of the esophagus from backflow of stomach acid
  • a stomach ulcer
  • severe ulcerative colitis
  • toxic megacolon
  • paralysis of the intestines
  • blockage of the stomach or intestine
  • atony of colon
  • liver problems
  • decreased kidney function
  • blockage of the urinary bladder
  • a blockage in the urinary tract
  • enlarged prostate
  • Down syndrome
  • a body temperature higher than 101 degrees Fahrenheit
  • an inability to completely empty the bladder
  • toxin from microorganisms causing diarrhea
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • shock caused by significant blood loss
  • dysreflexia
  • an abnormally fast heartbeat

Allergies:

  • Anticholinergics - Other

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