loperamide HCl


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loperamide HCl

(lōper´əmīd´),
n brand names: Diaraid, Imodium, Imodium AD, Kaopectate II, Maalox Antidiarrheal, Neo-Diaral, Pepto Diarrhea Control;
drug class: antidiarrheal (opioid);
action: direct action on intestinal muscles to decrease gastrointestinal peristalsis;
uses: diarrhea (cause undetermined), chronic diarrhea, ileostomy discharge.
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Loperamide HCL helps provide the fast relief that makes Maalox(TM) Anti-Diarrheal an exceptionally safe and effective method of controlling the symptoms of diarrhea.