Irritable colon syndrome treated with an antispasmodic drug

Practitioner. 1976 Aug;217(1298):276-80.


It was concluded that the trial had demonstrated therapeutic effects from dicyclomine in comparison with the placebo. Thus, the differences recorded, some of which were statistically significant, were all in favour of the active drug, despite the fact that a carry-over effect was apparent in the patients treated with dicyclomine first.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial
  • Randomized Controlled Trial

MeSH terms

  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Colonic Diseases, Functional / drug therapy*
  • Cyclohexanecarboxylic Acids / therapeutic use*
  • Defecation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dicyclomine / administration & dosage
  • Dicyclomine / therapeutic use*
  • Female
  • Flatulence
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pain
  • Stress, Physiological


  • Cyclohexanecarboxylic Acids
  • Dicyclomine