diphenoxylate


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Related to diphenoxylate: Loperamide, diphenoxylate hydrochloride

diphenoxylate

 [di″fen-ok´sĭ-lāt]
an agent derived from meperidine, used as the hydrochloride salt for its antiperistaltic action in management of diarrhea.

diphenoxylate

/di·phen·ox·y·late/ (di″fen-ok´sĭ-lāt) an antiperistaltic derived from meperidine; the hydrochloride salt is used as an antidiarrheal.

diphenoxylate

(dī′fĭ-nŏk′sĭ-lāt′)
n.
An oral drug derived from meperidine, C30H32N2O2, that counteracts peristalsis and is used in its hydrochloride form primarily in combination with atropine to treat diarrhea.

diphenoxylate

A drug related to PETHIDINE and with a codeine-like action on the bowel. It is used to treat diarrhoea. It is sold, mixed with a little ATROPINE, under the brand name of Lomotil.

diphenoxylate

a derivative of meperidine with little analgesic effect, but used as the hydrochloride for the management of diarrhea.
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Diphenoxylate and atropine combination has not been associated with impaired fertility or fetal harm in animals and humans; infrequent dosing is probably compatible with nursing.
The fourth group received Diphenoxylate (5 mg/kg body wt.
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Diarrhoea can usually be controlled with synthetic opiates such as loperamide or diphenoxylate.