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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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Akindele, "Antidiarrhoeal activity of the ethyl acetate extract of Baphia nitida (Papilionaceae)," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Chowdhury, "Antinociceptive and antidiarrhoeal activity of Zanthoxylum rhetsa," Fitoterapia, vol.
From the Myrtacae family, the plant from the guava plant are shown to have antidiarrhoeal, antimicrobial, antitussive, antiamoebic, CNS depressant, with the stems having a specific astringent quality and the roots being indicated for diarrhea in children (21).
iv od x 5 days; Lugol's Iodine @ 15 ml in 500 ml of NS slow iv od x 5 days (Bafort et al., 2014); Polyherbal NSAID (Rumalya (b)) @ 2 po bid x 5 days; Ascorbic acid @7.5 g im od x 5 days; Sodium bicarbonate @ 20g po od x 1 day; Polyherbal antidiarrhoeal preparation (Diaroak (c)) @ 30 g po od x 3 days; Yeast @ 10 g po bid x 10 days and fluid therapy (Ringer's Lactate) 10 L IV od x 5 days.
Previous reports indicate biological activities of pectin to include ability to reduce blood cholesterol levels, ability to combat heavy metal poisoning of the blood, and having haemostatic and antidiarrhoeal action [24, 25].
H., Azam, G., and Hossain, T., "Phytochemical screening and antidiarrhoeal activity of Hyptis suaveolens" International Journal of Applied Research in Natural Products, 5 (2): 1-4 (2012).
Vidhyulatha, "Antidiarrhoeal activity of Couroupita guianensis leaves on castor oil induced diarrhoea in albino rats," International Journal of Pharmacology Research, vol.
These pharmacological activities include anthelmintic [30, 95], antibacterial [53, 55, 62, 85, 92, 96-100], anticonvulsant and sedative [50], antidiabetic [88], antidiarrhoeal [24], antifungal [62, 86, 92, 101], anti-inflammatory [84, 102], antileishmanial [94], antioxidant [86], antiplasmodial [87,89, 103, 104], antimycobacterial [105], larvicidal [19, 50], and cytotoxicity [27, 43, 73, 96, 104-108].
Ngimbi et al., "Antiamoebic and spasmolytic activities of extracts from some antidiarrhoeal traditional preparations used in Kinshasa, Congo," Phytomedicine, vol.
Furthermore, these fruits exhibit a wide range of pharmacological activities, including chemopreventive, analgesic, antilithogenic, antidiarrhoeal, antiallergic, antidiabetic, antihypertensive, hypoglycaemic, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antifungal, and antiviral properties [76].