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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Immodium 1 - 2 tabs three soft, un- is enteric infections, po daily or bid in formed stools e.
Take Immodium for diarrhoea but not if you have a temperature as this may be a sign of food poisoning and you should see a doctor.
Mostly people were being prescribed Immodium, but the pharmacy had run out and there were no supplies left in the resort.
Examples of these medications are Lomotil and Immodium.
I know we're not supposed to be coy about bodily functions anymore and there's no more reason to be upset by this than by the innumerable adverts for `internal protection', `feminine freshness' or the regular bitter drinkers' wonder drug, Immodium.
Other common brands of nonprescription medications they suggest for canine ailments include Immodium AD and Pepto-Bismol for the treatment of diarrhea.
Things to pack in your carry-on: Plenty of film (pictures can help sell a story), spare batteries for the flash and tape recorder, extra tapes, a voltage converter if necessary, granola bars or other non-perishable high-energy munchies, bilingual dictionary, Immodium and Tylenol, a miniature flashlight, a candle and matches, a change of socks and underwear in case your luggage is misplaced, and all the personal toiletries you may need.
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Pepcid AC and Immodium AD are the associate sponsors of the TBS Superstation DINNER & A MOVIE car.
Stickers that change colour when food is out of date will bring an end to the Russian roulette of deciding whether it really is a good idea to scrape the mould off the cheese in your fridge or bread in your basket, making it less likely you'll need to reach for the Immodium.