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What are antispasmodics for stomach pain?

Lawrence S. Friedman, MD
Gastroenterology
Antispasmodic medications, including atropine and related agents, peppermint oil, dicyclomine (Bentyl), or hyoscyamine (Levsin), may provide some temporary relief of mild abdominal pain by reducing bowel spasms. People who often experience cramps after eating may reduce symptoms if they take one of these medications before meals.

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