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Dicycloverine (US, Dicyclomine)

PCaution when used during lactation : Caution when used during pregnancy

LCI  : Contraindicated in lactation

Molecule Info

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Indication(s) & Dosage Oral route
Gastrointestinal tract spasm
Adult: 10-20 mg tid.
Child: 2-12 yr: 10 mg tid; 6 mth-2 yr: 5-10 mg 3-4 times daily.
Elderly: 
Intramuscular route
Gastrointestinal tract spasm
Adult: 20 mg 4 times a day given only for 1-2 days. Replace with oral therapy as soon as possible.
Administration Dicycloverine: May be taken with or without food. May be taken before or after meals.
Overdosage Symptoms: headache, dizziness, nausea, dry mouth, difficulty in swallowing, dilated pupils and hot dry skin. Management: treatment is symptomatic. Reduce drug absorption by emetics or gastric lavage.
Contraindications Intestinal obstruction; intestinal atony; myasthenia gravis; glaucoma; reflux oesophagitis; infants <6 mth; lactation.
Special Precautions Hepatic or renal disease, urinary retention, paralytic ileus, hyperthyroidism, hypertension, congestive heart failure, cardiac tachyarrhythmia, children, elderly, pregnancy.
Adverse Drug Reaction(s) Difficulty in accommodation, exacerbation of glaucoma; tachycardia, palpitations, arrhythmias; urinary retention; restlessness; confusion, excitement, hallucination and delirium.
Potentially Fatal: Respiratory arrest in infants <10 wk.
Drug Interactions Antagonise the effect of drugs that affect GI motility e.g. metoclopramide. Absorption affected by concurrent admin with antacids.
Pregnancy Category (FDA) Category B: Either animal-reproduction studies have not demonstrated a foetal risk but there are no controlled studies in pregnant women or animal-reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect (other than a decrease in fertility) that was not confirmed in controlled studies in women in the 1sttrimester (and there is no evidence of a risk in later trimesters).
Storage Store below 30°C. 
Pharmacology Dicycloverine HCl relieves smooth muscle spasm in the GI and urinary tract. This effect is partly due to antimuscarinic action and partly direct action on the smooth
ATC Classification A03AA07 - dicycloverine (dicyclomine); Belongs to the class of synthetic anticholinergics, esters with tertiary amino group. Used in the treatment of functional bowel disorders.

Brand/Product Info


Total Products : 23                       
Brand Name Manufacturer/Marketer Composition Dosage Form Pack Size & Price
ABDORIN Opsonin Pharma Limited Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet 50's: 100.00 MRP
ABDORIN Syrup Opsonin Pharma Limited Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg/5ml Syrup 50ml: 30.00 MRP
COLICON 10 Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Dicycloverine 10mg Tablet 10x10's: 201.00 MRP
COLICON SYP Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Dicycloverine 10mg/5 ml Syrup 50 ml: 30.20 MRP
Cyclopan Incepta Pharmaceuticals Limited Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10 mg Tablet Tablet 10x10's :MRP 200 Tk
Cyclopan Injection Incepta Pharmaceuticals Limited Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 20mg/2ml Injection Injection 1x5's:MRP 40 Tk
Cyclopan Syrup Incepta Pharmaceuticals Limited Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg/5ml Syrup Syrup 50ml :MRP 30 Tk
CYCLOVIN Somatec Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet 100's: 201.00 MRP
CYCLOVIN Syrup Somatec Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg/5ml Syrup 50ml: 30.11 MRP
DIRIN Alco Pharma Ltd Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet 100's: 200.00 MRP
DIRIN Syrup Alco Pharma Ltd Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg/5ml Syrup 50ml: 30.00 MRP
DIVERIN ACI Ltd. Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet 50's: 100.50 & 175.50 MRP
DIVERIN Syrup ACI Ltd. Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg/5ml Syrup 50ml: 30.11 MRP
IBSPA Pacific Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet 100's: 200.00 MRP
IBSPA Syrup Pacific Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg/5ml Syrup 50ml: 25.00 MRP
LOVERIN Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet 50's: 100.50 MRP
LOVERIN SYRUP Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd Dicycloverin Hydrochloride Syrup 50ml: 30.00 MRP
ROBENTYL Healthcare Pharmacuticals Ltd. Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet 100's MRP 200 Tk
ROBENTYL SYRUP Healthcare Pharmacuticals Ltd. Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg/5ml Syrup Syrup 50ml, MRP 40 Tk
SPALAX Navana Pharmaceuticals Limited Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet 60's: 120.60 MRP
SPALAX Syrup Navana Pharmaceuticals Limited Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg/5ml Syrup 50ml: 30.11 MRP
WINSPA Apex Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet 50's: 100.00 MRP
WINSPA Syrup Apex Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Dicycloverine Hydrochloride 10mg/5ml Syrup 50ml: 30.00 MRP
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