Anti-motility medications

Anti-motility medications

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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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.

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