loperamide

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Related to Imodium: Motilium, Dafalgan

lo·per·a·mide

 (lō-pĕr′ə-mīd′)
n.
A drug, C29H33ClN2O2, that inhibits intestinal motility and is used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat diarrhea.

[(ch)lo(ro)- + (pi)per(idine) + amide.]
Translations

loperamide

n loperamida
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