Difenoxin | definition of difenoxin by Medical dictionary
difenoxin /di·fe·nox·in/ (di″fĕ-nok´sin) an antiperistaltic used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of diarrhea.
an agent used as the hydrochloride salt for its antiperistaltic action in treatment of diarrhea.
a meperidine derivative used to control diarrhea.
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Compound Lowest 1/1000th Lowest ADE (mg/day) Therapeutic LCD Reported based on LOAEL Dose Teratogenic for Dose Teratogenicity Difenoxin
HCL 1 mg 0.
The antidiarrheal agents diphenoxylate and its active metabolite, difenoxin
, are meperidine-related narcotics.