dicyclomine


dicyclomine
di·cy·clo·mine (')dī-'sī-klə-.mēn, -'sik-lə- n an anticholinergic drug used in the form of its hydrochloride C19H35NO2·HCl for its antispasmodic effect on smooth muscle in gastrointestinal functional disorders

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