loperamide


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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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The trial initially tested high dose loperamide prophylaxis given for the first 2 cycles (56 days) of treatment (12 mg on days 1-14, 8 mg on days 15-56 and as needed thereafter).
Encourage supportive measures such as rehydration and nonantibiotic, antimotility drugs, such as loperamide or BSS (both strong recommendations, moderate LOE).
The 2015 study published in the journal, Evidence-Based Complement Alternative Medicine, indicated that the effectiveness was dose-dependent and comparable with loperamide, a conventional drug for diarrhoea.
Healthcare company Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) (TASE:PRGO) revealed on Friday the final approval from the US Food & Drug administration for the store brand over-the-counter (OTC) equivalent of Imodium Multi-Symptom Relief (loperamide hydrochloride and simethicone tablets) in 2 mg/125 mg.
* ACB-2: Moderate anticholinergic effects, eg many phenothiazines (antipsychotics), amantadine (for Parkinson's), cimetidine, carbamazepine, scopolamine, loratadine and loperamide.
Loperamide taken as needed has not helped his abdominal pain, bloating, or diarrhea.
It's a good idea to take some Imodium/ loperamide tablets to sort any bowel upset, some laxative tablets in case you're missing your porridge and prunes, and some tablets for heartburn and indigestion.
The active ingredient in an anti-diarrheal is the substance Loperamide (commonly knows an Imodium), which is a synthetic opioid that has proved to be fatal when taken in large quantities.
Though not a mandate, FDA Commissioner Gottlieb recognizes that blister packaging could help alleviate addiction, abuse and overdosing of medications such as opioids and loperamide.
Imodium IBS Relief Contains loperamide hydrochloride, relieves IBS-related diarrhoea along with slowing down the bowel and returning its rhythm to normal.
THE FOOD AND DRUG Administration issued a MedWatch safety alert on the use of the over-the-counter antidiarrhea drug loperamide.
But Dr Rodgers told the inquest: "There was a very high level of loperamide, more commonly known as Imodium.