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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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.
The interim analysis of the trial presented in the poster included a total of 137 patients who received neratinib plus loperamide prophylaxis, 64 patients who received neratinib plus loperamide prophylaxis for 2 cycles and budesonide for 1 cycle, and 120 patients who received neratinib plus loperamide prophylaxis for 1 cycle and colestipol for 1 cycle.
Tinja Laaveri, MD, of the University of Helsinki, and colleagues conducted a systematic review on the efficacy and safety of loperamide for TD (Travel Med Infect Dis.
Adverse events with loperamide occurred predominantly among patients with bloody diarrhea.
She will be traveling internationally next month and wants to replace her emergency medication kit, as the medications in it (ciprofloxacin, loperamide, and oxycodone) have all expired.
We found no studies that assessed possible risks posed by non-AMD antidiarrheal medications for treating TD, such as loperamide.
FB is also advised to use an over-the-counter antidiarrheal, such as loperamide, for more severe symptoms.
For diarrhoea, there's loperamide and codeine phosphate, and for constipation, gentle laxatives.
Microlax is a laxative while Diacure and Immodium are both diarrhoeal remedies based on the active ingredient loperamide.
Ohm also supplies Loperamide 2-mg tablets and Famotidine 10-mg and 20-mg tablets.
Initially, patients will receive primary prophylaxis with high dose loperamide 16mg per day in order to attempt to decrease the neratinib-related diarrhoea.
2% Loperamide (antidiarrhoeal) in public/private system * Percentage of cases taking Population study 0 ** IV fluid in public/ private system * Percentage of cases Population study 2/84x100=2.