antidiarrheal drug

Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to antidiarrheal drug: antiemetic drug
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antidiarrheal drug - a drug used to control or stop diarrheaantidiarrheal drug - 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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
These results suggested that GOS is an effective preparation, which is expected to be applied in clinical settings as an antidiarrheal drug.
(The alluring title was in fact inspired by the name of an antidiarrheal drug.) Initially intending to shoot the Sufi festival of Mawlid, a carnivalesque celebration drawing enormous crowds who enter ecstatic states, Calame and Schmalz wound up recording life in this loud capital mainly from the windows of some hostel or Airbnb flat, where fashion TV programs run on inexplicably heavy rotation.
If vomiting is severe, medications can reduce it, but experts advise against taking an antidiarrheal drug such as Lomotil or Imodium, which can prolong the infection.
Group II was given antidiarrheal drug loperamide (3 mg/kg, p.o) in suspension.
Many patients with ulcerative colitis who are receiving ineffective treatment with a salicylate also take an antidiarrheal drug, as well as other motility-inhibiting drugs such as antiemetics or even narcotics.
Self-regulated symptomatic treatment was common: using an antidiarrheal drug when an episode of diarrhea began or fiber and bran in response to constipation.
Information on nonprescription antidiarrheal drug sales was requested from investigators of four outbreaks of cryptosporidiosis, which occurred in Las Vegas, Nevada; Collingwood, Ontario; Kelowna, British Columbia, and Cranbrook, British Columbia (Table 1).
Highnoon Laboratories have already successfully developed an antidiarrheal drug out of indigenous raw material based on rice and lentils which has been acclaimed the world over.
Loperamide was developed by Janssen Pharmaceutica Inc., a Belgium-based Johnson & Johnson company that originally developed the prescription antidiarrheal drug Lomotil.
The investigation of an epidemic of subacute myelo-optic neuropathy (SMON) in Japan during the 1960s implicated use of the antidiarrheal drug clioquinol as a cause of the problem (8); however, the Inoue-Melnick agent--a virus not previously described--was isolated from the CSF of many patients in Japan (2), and the role of this putative virus in the etiology of SMON remains undetermined.