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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.]
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n loperamida
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"And our recently launched Diarrid, an anti-diarrheal brand, is quickly taking shape to not only gain space on the loperamide HCl section of the store shelf but also to assist in growing the loperamide category by drawing new consumers into it.
The new products are: an antidiarrheal formulated with loperamide HCl (the active ingredient in Johnson & Johnson's Imodium), an antigas version with simethicone as the active ingredient, and the company's first bulk laxative.