, loperamide ou phosphate de codeine en traitement de diarrhees d'etiologie inconnue (risque de retard diagnostique, d'aggraver une diarrhee paradoxale, developper un megacolon toxique dans le cas d'une pathologie inflammatoire, retarder la guerison d'une gastroenterite).
The white and brown pills turned out to be diphenoxylate
, which is a drug used in the treatment of diarrhoea, according to court papers.
11) Smugglers may also attempt to mask drug packets within surrounding stool by inducing constipation with diphenoxylate
with atropine (Lomotil) 1-2 tabs po, every 6 hours as needed for loose stool
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.
The antidiarrheal agents diphenoxylate
and its active metabolite, difenoxin, are meperidine-related narcotics.
Each extract was administered to one group, diphenoxylate
to another, and a third group served as vehicle-treated control.