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antidiarrheal

[¦an·tē‚dī·ə¦rē·əl]
(pharmacology)
An agent, such as Kaopectate, that prevents or arrests diarrhea.
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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).
Treatment consists largely of advice, reassurance, and symptomatic management with antidiarrheals, antispasmodics, and laxatives--and is notoriously ineffective.
Drug Dosage Cost/Day ANTIDIARRHEALS loperamide 2 mg after $1.
Fifteen percent of the medicines given were antidiarrheals.
A few other categories have low levels, including diagnostic kits, antidiarrheals and hair sprays.
Additionally, at least 85 percent of surveyed PCPs and gastroenterologists currently prescribe conventional IBS treatments such as laxatives, antidiarrheals and antispasmodics.
NEW YORK -- Merchandising and promoting an expanded selection of products has helped chain drug stores capture an enviable position in the digestives category, paced by such items as novel acid reducers, antidiarrheals, colon cleansers, laxatives and a host of nonprescription gastrointestinal remedies.
Parents must also be told to stop any over-the-counter antidiarrheals such as Kaopectate or Pepto-Bismol 24-48 hours prior to the first stool collection, as these agents will make it difficult to visualize the parasites.
Three children were treated with antibiotics, two with antidiarrheals, and three with antiemetic injections.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Therapeutics Markets, part of the Pharmaceuticals Monitor Service subscription, examines the following product segments: anticholinergics, antidiarrheals, laxatives, antidepressants, and 5-HT modulators.
As part of that program CACDS has initiated a pilot study de signed to test whether data collected by community pharmacies on sales of certain drugs, including antidiarrheals, may prove useful as indicators of health issues in a particular region.