My doctor has me on Bentyl now for cramps..... and it seems help a tiny bit, but I am only on 10mg doses twice a day. What is a typical dose? And can it not work at the lower dose but work correctly at a higher dose? I am skeptical of it working actually.
I have been taking 20mg of Bentyl for 4 weeks now. I only take it when I feel the cramps coming on, tha's about once a day in the mornings. It has helped me a lot. I have only had D a couple of times in the past 4 weeks and it didn't last to long. I watch what I eat,I take my time eating my meals now. Take fiber. I walk at the local mall 45 minutes a day that's about 3 miles. Feel so much better than I did 4 weeks ago.Good luck Jack
I too used to take Bentyl. It worked for me but I also was one that had to stop it because it lost it's effectiveness. Now this was over 10 years ago or so. Does anyone know that if I started taking it again if it would work? I have been debating it since it did work for me in the past.
Hi,I used to take Bentyl for the cramps too, my doctor recommended one 10mg tablet for my size (i'm 7 stone and just over 5 foot) although occasionally i would take two if the cramps were really bad.The only real effect I found was a negative one, the Bentyl made me feel really slow and i had to concentrate if i needed to do anything. I would feel quite woozy, and would put keys in the fridge and drinks in the door and suchlike.I found this would happen no matter what dose i took!!Eventually I gave up the Bentyl as if I had to rush out anywhere in the car there was no way I could drive!!!
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