Anti-motility medications | definition of Anti-motility medications by Medical dictionary
Medications such as loperamide (sold as Imodium), dephenoxylate (sold as Lomotil), or medications containing codeine or narcotics that decrease the ability of the intestine to contract. This can worsen the condition of a patient with dysentery or colitis.
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Solesta is a biocompatible tissue bulking agent that is indicated for the treatment of fecal incontinence in patients 18 years and older who have failed conservative therapy such as diet, fibre therapy and anti-motility medications
For the recurrent diarrhea that is estimated to effect as many as 75% of IBS suffers, patients use one or more anti-motility medications
such as over the counter Imodium or prescription medications such as Lomotil.