Which medications may be used to reduce abdominal cramps in Crohn disease?

Updated: Jul 26, 2019
  • Author: Leyla J Ghazi, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Abdominal cramps may be reduced with propantheline (30 mg before meals and at bedtime), dicyclomine (10-20 mg), or hyoscyamine (0.125 mg). These drugs should not be used if there is the possibility of a bowel obstruction.


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