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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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loperamide

An antidiarrheal drug
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

loperamide

A synthetic narcotic analogue drug used to control mild diarrhoea. Brand names are Imodium and Norimode.
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