loperamide


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loperamide

 [lo-per´ah-mīd]
an agent used for its antiperistaltic action for treatment of diarrhea and reduction of the volume of discharge from ileostomies, administered orally.

loperamide

/lo·per·amide/ (lo-per´ah-mīd) an antiperistaltic used as the hydrochloride salt as an antidiarrheal and to reduce the volume of discharge from ileostomies.

loperamide

(lō-pĕr′ə-mīd′)
n.
A drug, C29H33ClN2O2, that inhibits intestinal motility and is used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat diarrhea.

loperamide

An antidiarrheal drug

loperamide

A synthetic narcotic analogue drug used to control mild diarrhoea. Brand names are Imodium and Norimode.

loperamide

a butyramide derivative; the hydrochloride is used as an antiperistaltic in the treatment of diarrhea.
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rash, or oral steroids Frequent skin checks and hand-foot syndrome) clinic visits Medication break or dose reductions Diarrhea Use of loperamide, diphenoxylate hydrochloride or atropine sulfate, atropine, or tincture of opium Increase fluid intake Bland or BRAT diet IV fluid replacement in clinic Perineal and rectal hygiene Hypertension Monitor weekly for six weeks from start of symptoms.
The goal of anti-diarrhoeal medication is to reduce gastrointestinal motility and secretion, and in most patients the diarrhoea is controlled with loperamide.
11) Smugglers may also attempt to mask drug packets within surrounding stool by inducing constipation with diphenoxylate or loperamide.
Antidiarrheal Loperamide (Imodium) Dry mouth, dizziness,
Based on the differential diagnosis, he was initially managed with soluble fiber, colestipol, and loperamide, which achieved constipation.
16) Depending on the presentation, opioid receptor agonists such as loperamide, antispasmodics such as hyoscine, cimetropium, pinaverium, and antidepressants such as low-dose tricyclic antidepressants and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors may be prescribed.
Opioid-receptor agonists are active ingredients in anti-diarrhoeal medicine, eg loperamide.
Anti-diarrhoea medicines such as loperamide and Imodium, for example, are well known and can help reduce the impact.
Twenty-six patients received empirical treatment in the form of probiotics, fiber supplement, Lomotil, and loperamide.
Why do big name brands like Nurofen, Anadin, Imodium, and Calpol cost much more than generic ibuprofen, aspirin, loperamide and liquid paracetamol?