antidiarrheal drug

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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
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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.
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.
Antidiarrheal drugs, przeciwinwazyjne, anti used tract
Medications prescribed: For temporary relief, doctors prescribe antidiarrheal drugs.
Steroids may be used to reduce bowel inflammation; antidiarrheal drugs such as bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol), diphenoxylate and atropine (Lomotil), and loperamide (Imodium) offer short-term relief.
Symptomatic treatment depends on the predominant symptom: antidiarrheal drugs in diarrhea-predominant IBS, fiber and laxatives in constipation-predominant IBS, antispasmodics for abdominal pain.