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

(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.
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One cohort received the combination of loperamide and budesonide, the second cohort received the combination of loperamide plus colestipol, the third cohort received colestipol plus loperamide as needed and the fourth cohort did not use any antidiarrheal drugs as mandatory prophylaxis but instead used a dose escalation during the first month of neratinib treatment.
Loperamide may be used as adjunctive therapy for moderate to severe TD (strong recommendation, high LOE) to add symptomatic relief with curative treatment or as monotherapy in moderate TD (strong recommendation, high LOE).
The company's loperamide hydrochloride and simethicone tablets will be packaged and marketed as store brands or retailer 'own label' brands and will provide consumers with a high-quality, value alternative to the national brand.
Mild symptoms of IBS-D that the patient considers a nuisance, but that don't significantly impact daily life, often are effectively managed with diet and lifestyle modifications (see below) and loperamide as needed.
Residents are asked to monitor the use of Loperamide in their households and are suggesting businesses consider moving items containing the substance behind the counter to combat excessive purchase or thefts, or otherwise at least have a discussion with management regarding the best practices to combat the rise in consumption of Loperamide.
The alert comes after receiving continuous reports of serious heart problems and deaths with the use of much higher than recommended doses of loperamide, mainly among people who are intentionally misusing or abusing the product, regardless of the addition of a warning to the medicine label and a previous communication.
He concluded a cause of death as hypoxic brain injury and bronchopneumonia, caused by a cardiac arrest with loperamide (Imodium) and Pregabalin noted as contributory factors.
Diarrhea is often treated with antispasmodic, antisecretory, and inhibitors of prostaglandin secretions such as loperamide, diaretyl, and atropine [3, 5].
Stock anti-diarrhoea capsules containing loperamide, such as Imodium.
It can also be due to a side effect of medications like loperamide, iron supplements and opioids.
Over the counter medications containing bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol) or loperamide (Imodium) are usually effective in treating acute diarrhea.
Two over-the-counter medications that can stop diarrhea are loperamide (Imodium) and bismuth subsalicylate (Kaopectate, Pepto-Bismol).