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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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Antidiarrheals and antibiotics have no place in the treatment of viral gastroenteritis.
Patients were prohibited from taking any other therapies for IBS during the study period, nor were they permitted to take any pharmacologic agents to alter their symptoms, including laxatives or antidiarrheals.
Antidiarrheals should be avoided; they'll prevent the body from flushing out the organism.
Johnson & Johnson's (J&J's) ongoing manufacturing quality issues led to unpredictable or nonexistent availability of such popular heartburn and indigestion brands as Pepcid, Mylanta and Rolaids, as well as the additional recall of certain Imodium antidiarrheals.
Anthistamines Diphenhydramine (Benadryl); hydroxyzine (Atarax); cetirizine (Zyrtec); loratadine (Claricin) Sleep medications Diphenhydramine (Tylenol PM) Nausea medications Prochlorperazine (Compazine) Antidepressants Amitriptyline (Elavil); paroxetine (Paxil); fluoxetine (Prozac); mirtazapine (Remeron); trazodone Incontinence drugs Tolterodine (Detrol); oxybutynin (Ditropan) Irritable bowel Dicyclomine (Bentyl) medications Vertigo/seasickness Scopolamine patch (Transderm Scop); drugs meclizine (Antivert); dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) Muscle relaxants Baclofen Antacids Cimetidine (Tagamet); ranitidine (Zantac) Antidiarrheals Loperamide (Imodium)
Cardiovascular drugs, including calcium channel blockers and diuretics, cost $29 billion, whereas antacids, antidiarrheals, and other gastrointestinal medications cost $20 billion- the same total spent on antidepressants, antipsychotics, and other psychotherapeutic drugs, according to the agency.
Diarrhea: Patients should be instructed to use over-the-counter antidiarrheals such as loperamide, to follow a bland diet (e.
CONDITIONS: No beds, no water purification kits, no chemical toilets, no antibiotics, no antidiarrheals, no medical staff designated to work at centre, no sick bay.
population is helping to drive sales increases for antacids, laxatives, stomach remedies and antidiarrheals.
Antidiarrheals like Imodium, Kaopectate, and fiber supplements are generally safe for HIVers, as are prescription anti-nausea medications, says Judith Feinberg, MD, former chair of the American Academy of HIV Medicine.
Methods: Sales data transmitted daily to DOHMH are categorized into two groups: influenza-like illness (ILI), which includes cough and influenza medications, and gastrointestinal illness (GI), which includes major brand and generic antidiarrheals.