antidiarrheal drug

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Synonyms for antidiarrheal drug

a drug used to control or stop diarrhea

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Establishing an Antidiarrheal Drug Sales Surveillance System in New Mexico
One cohort received the combination of loperamide and budesonide, the second cohort received the combination of loperamide plus colestipol, the third cohort received colestipol plus loperamide as needed and the fourth cohort did not use any antidiarrheal drugs as mandatory prophylaxis but instead used a dose escalation during the first month of neratinib treatment.
Postoperative care included daily dressings, Foley catheter, antidiarrheal drugs, alternate lateral decubitus for 3 weeks and refraining from sitting position, because direct pressure on the perineum risks compromising the flap vascularisation [7].
Similarly, the antidiarrheal drugs would tend to cause constipation at high doses (Gilani and Rahman, 2005), it is the beauty of nature that both gut stimulatory and inhibitory constituents co-exist in plant remedies, such as ginger (Ghayur and Gilani, 2005), ispaghula (Mehmood et al., 2011), black pepper (Mehmood and Gilani, 2010), which are probably meant by nature to offset the side effects due to extreme effect that occurs with chemical drug (Gilani and Rahman, 2005).
Medications prescribed: For temporary relief, doctors prescribe antidiarrheal drugs. Vitamin supplements, anti-inflammatory drugs (such as cortisone), antibiotics.
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.
For the antidiarrheal GI category, common antidiarrheal drugs were identified, including Immodium[R], pink bismuth formulas, Kaopectate, Maalox[R] (Novartis, Basel, Switzerland), and generic antidiarrheals (12).
Currently marketed antidiarrheal drugs are not safe for use in young children, and there are no approved chemical remedies for youngsters.
Initial hospital management consisted of intravenous hydration and antiemetic and antidiarrheal drugs.
Prophylactic measures such as antidiarrheal drugs and oral antimicrobial agents have been used.
Medications prescribed: For temporary relief, doctors prescribe antidiarrheal drugs, vitamin supplements, antiinflammatory drugs (such as cortisone), antibiotics.