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How is dicyclomine (Bentyl) used?

The irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) drug dicyclomine (Bentyl) is usually taken by mouth four times a day. It can help relieve muscle spasms in the stomach or intestines. It is formulated as an injection, tablet, a capsule or a liquid syrup. You should take dicyclomine about the same time every day and follow the doctor's directions exactly.

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