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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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. It is the only injectable gel to be administered in an outpatient setting without the need for surgery or anesthesia.

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