Dicyclomine relieves spasms of the muscles in the stomach and intestines. Dicyclomine is used to treat functional bowel or irritable bowel syndrome. Dicyclomine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Bentyl is a prescription drug that treats problems in the intestines and helps reduce the intestinal cramping or stomach symptoms. It slows the gut's natural movements and relaxes the intestine and stomach muscles. The drug does not apply to children younger than six months as it may cause life-threatening side effects.