antidiarrheals


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antidiarrheals (an´tēdī´ərē´əlz),

n.pl drugs that combat diarrhea by decreasing gastrointestinal motility; may cause sedation of the central nervous system and xerostomia.
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Be wary of continuing antidiarrheal usage when the problem may be watery chyme squirting around an impaction.
Table 34: Global Leading Drug Value Sales by Category for Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Percentage Market Share for 2004 and 2008 for Laxatives, Antidiarrheals, and Antideoressants 120 Insomnia 121 Market Overview 121 Immunosuppression 121 Market Overview 121
Gastrointestinal disturbances, including nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, have been reported and may require the use of antiemetic and antidiarrheal medications.
Common treatments for IBS include antispasmodic agents, antidiarrheals, stool softeners, and high-fiber diets.
and we're pleased to provide a high quality alternative to individuals concerned about safety issues surrounding other antidiarrheals on the market.
According to the IMS, the market for antidiarrheals in Spain is estimated to be approximately $9.
Current therapies include dietary changes, over-the-counter laxatives, antidiarrheals, prescription antispasmodics and gastroprokinetics that provide limited or erratic treatment response.
Motrin IB tablets and caplets in the FastCap package join a list of venerable products marketed by the Upjohn Consumer Products Division including: Motrin IB Sinus caplets, Dramamine and Dramamine II motion sickness remedies, Cortaid and Maximum Strength Cortaid antipruritics, Kaopectate and Kaopectate II antidiarrheals, Mycitracin topical antibiotic, Progaine shampoo, Doxidan and Surfak laxatives and Unicap multivitamins.