Family member in hospital flare up of ulcerative colitis.Been in 7days. What is the function?. Patient also has a severe allergy to SULFA,Is this a concern?
Bentyl in an antispasmodic and should be used with caution in severe ulcerative colitis. In large doses Bentyl can suppress intestinal motility to the point of producing a paralytic ileus which may result in a serious condtion called toxic megacolon.
It could be worth telling the doctor that you are concerned because of the packet information.
Bentyl is unrelated to sulpha and is not a concern.
- Bentyl Information for Consumers
- Bentyl Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Bentyl (detailed)
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