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antidiarrheal

 [an″te-, an″ti-di″ah-re´al]
1. counteracting diarrhea.
2. an agent that so acts.

an·ti·di·ar·rhe·al

, antidiarrhetic (an'tē-dī-ă-re'ăl, -dī-ă-ret'ik),
1. Having the property of opposing or correcting diarrhea.
2. An agent having such action (for example, loperamide).

antidiarrheal

(ăn′tē-dī′ə-rē′əl, ăn′tī-)
n.
A substance used to prevent or treat diarrhea.
adj.
Treating or preventing diarrhea.

an·ti·di·ar·rhe·al

, antidiarrhetic (an'tē-dī-ă-rē'ăl, -ret'ik)
Counteracting diarrhea.
Synonym(s): antidiarrhoeal.

an·ti·di·ar·rhe·al

, antidiarrhetic (an'tē-dī-ă-rē'ăl, an'tē-dī'ă-ret'ik)
1. Having the property of opposing or correcting diarrhea.
2. An agent having such action (e.g., loperamide).
Synonym(s): antidiarrhoeal.
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Certain children received antiemetic and antidiarrheal injections, which are not part of standard diarrhea management.
Drug treatment for patients with diarrheal symptoms usually starts with either an anti-spasmodic or an antidiarrheal agent; in some cases, the two classes are used together.
Antidiarrheal medicines are not recommended for children in this age group.
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Treatment consists largely of advice, reassurance, and symptomatic management with antidiarrheals, antispasmodics, and laxatives--and is notoriously ineffective.
CONDITIONS: No beds, no water purification kits, no chemical toilets, no antibiotics, no antidiarrheals, no medical staff designated to work at centre, no sick bay.
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