antidiarrheal

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an·ti·di·ar·rhe·al

 (ăn′tē-dī′ə-rē′əl, ăn′tī-)
n.
A substance used to prevent or treat diarrhea.
adj.
Treating or preventing diarrhea.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antidiarrheal - a drug used to control or stop diarrheaantidiarrheal - a drug used to control or stop diarrhea
Kaopectate - trade name for a fixed-combination antidiarrheal drug that use kaolin as the adsorbent and pectin as the emollient
Lomotil - trade name of an antidiarrheal
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Translations

an·ti·di·ar·rhe·al

, antidiarrhetic
a. antidiarreico, agente para prevenir o tratar la diarrea.

antidiarrheal

adj & n antidiarreico
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Diarrhea was manageable with standard antidiarrheal agents and generally resolved within 1 to 2 weeks.
Exploration of the influence of nonantimicrobial antidiarrheal agents with only antisecretory effect, such as racecadotril, as monotherapy and in combination with AMDs would also be beneficial.
Prior treatments that had failed in these patients included a gluten-free diet, systemic steroids or budesonide, antidiarrheal agents, pancreatic enzymes, bile acid sequestrants, metronidazole, azathioprine, and octreotide.
Numerous medications are used to treat Crohn's, including aminosalicylates, biologic therapies, antibiotics, antispasmodic/anticholinergic agents, antidiarrheal agents, bile acid sequestrants, probiotics, corticosteroids and immune modulators.