antidiarrhoeal

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antidiarrhoeal

(ˌæntɪˌdaɪəˈrɪəl) pharmacol or

antidiarrheal

n
a drug used to prevent or treat diarrhoea
adj
acting against or preventing diarrhoea
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Key words: Debregeasia salicifolia antinociceptive anti-diarrheal.
Hence the use of medicinal plants that possess anti-diarrheal activities has been explored as a measure that could be of benefit in combating widespread diarrhea infection especially in third world countries.
At other times in its history it has been used to cool the body, as a sedative narcotic, as an anti-diarrheal, and to reduce coughs.
Anti-nociceptive, Anti-inflammatory and anti-diarrheal activity of crude root extract of Lasia spinosa Linn.
She also notes that people should consider taking anti-diarrheal medications, like Imodium or Pepto-Bismol, as these may help control frequent bowel movements.
Sometimes, parents feel compelled to buy an over-the-counter anti-diarrheal to try to stop their child's loose stools and may buy a product that contains the drug loperamide (sold as Imodium, Kaopectate Caplet, Maalox Anti-Diarrheal and others).
The proteins are intended for use in anti-diarrheal drugs and foods such as yogurt and granola bars.
Topics addressed include (for example) acid suppressant therapy, anti-diarrheal agents, serotoninergic drugs, CCK-antagonists, and probiotics.
Other important items to pack include over-the-counter anti-diarrheal and antinausea medications, a waterless cleanser or small bar of anti-bacterial soap, antibacterial wipes, condoms (they may not be available in some countries), chlorine tablets or filters to disinfect water in an emergency, and a signed letter from your physician that lists all the medications you take.
Other good household staples include antacids and anti-diarrheal medications, she said.

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