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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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.
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Food poisoning used to mean a tummy ache, a mad clash for the Immodium A-D, or a ticket to Upchuck City.
Antidiarrheals -- Lomotil, Immodium, Donnagel, Parapectolin
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A reader tells me he had the same experience with Immodium.
An out of hours doctor gave her Immodium for the bloody diarrhoea and said she probably had a bout of viral gastroenteritis.
Until recently, the only over the counter options available to treat this condition has been Immodium for diarrhea or Metamucil for constipation.
If the unthinkable happens, keep your fluid intake high and take some Immodium to stop diarrhoea fast - you don't want to spend the day in those portaloos.