antidiarrheal


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Synonyms for antidiarrheal

a drug used to control or stop diarrhea

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The study of antidiarrheal effect was carried out by using white albino mice, with body weight of 34 to 37 grams.
Biological screening of traditional preparations from medicinal plants used as antidiarrheal in Kinshasa, Congo.
The ethnobotanical survey showed that both plants are used for a variety of ailments, mainly in gastrointestinal disorders (Table 3), chiefly as an antidiarrheal agent (Table 4).
Exclusion criteria were pregnancy or breastfeeding, unwillingness to stop antidiarrheal medication, prior abdominal surgery other than appendectomy or cholecystectomy, or being in another trial.
Scientifically it has been reported to possess many pharmacological activity including antidiabetic, cardioprotective, antidiarrheal and antibacterial properties [19, 3, 1].
First Aid Shot Therapy recently released a ready-to-drink upset stomach shot and UrgentRx, an antidiarrheal powder, both in single-dose packages that can be easily consumed on the go at the first sign of symptoms.
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.
Prior treatments that had failed in these patients included a gluten-free diet, systemic steroids or budesonide, antidiarrheal agents, pancreatic enzymes, bile acid sequestrants, metronidazole, azathioprine, and octreotide.
The results of this study revealed the underlying fact that the antidiarrheal and antidysenteric activity of the plant of Garcinia lanceifolia may be attributed to antibacterial activity which was proved scientifically in this study.
The patient's diarrhea could have been corrected with antidiarrheal medication, but the nutritional imbalance would not have been corrected, and the fatigue would likely persist.
It has been my experience that very few pediatricians prescribe or suggest antidiarrheal medications, [but] I don't always see that with people who take care of adults and [children]," he said.
This study involved evaluation of the antidiarrheal activity of the ethanolic fruit extract of Psidium guajava in castor oil induced diarrhea in albino rats using loperamide as positive control, determined its acute toxicity in mice and its phytochemical composition.
Some opioid analgesics alone (in particular meperidine and propoxyphene, no longer manufactured) or in combination with anticholinergic agents (some cough and cold preparations, the antidiarrheal agent diphenoxylate/atropine) do not result in miosis, but instead cause mydriasis (enlarged pupils), perhaps based on competing anticholinergic activity.
She developed diarrhea that did not respond to antidiarrheal medication and a change in diet.