antidiarrheal

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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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Medications that may cause constipation * Antidepressants * Iron supplements * Opioids * Antacids containing aluminium * Calcium channel blockers * NSAIDs * Antipsychotics * Diuretics * Calcium supplements * Antiarrhythmics * Antidiarrhoeal agents * Serotonin antagonists (ondansetron) * Antiparkinson's drugs * Long-term use of stimulant laxatives
Some of its biological activities such as antitumour (2), antibacterial (3), antidiarrhoeal (4), antifungal (5), antiulcer (6) and antifertility (7) effects, have been reported with various extracts from different parts of this plant.
Evaluation of the antidiarrhoeal effects of Ziziphus spina-christi stem bark in rats.
Antidiarrhoeal, antiulcer and antimicrobial activities of leaves of Bougainvillea glabra Choisy were described by Edwin et al.
Study of antidiarrhoeal activity of a herbal test formulation in rats', Journal of Science and Pharmacy, 2004, Vol.
Antidiarrhoeal activity of the methanol stemb-ark extract of Annona senegalensis Pers.
an antidiarrhoeal effect of a specific probiotic, this can not necessarily be generalised with regard to all other substances in that class.
Initial management includes dietary advice, prescription of antidiarrhoeal or constipating drugs, biofeedback therapy, and recently, rectal irrigation.
As a corollary to that deal, Chattem Inc also picked up some former Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer brands, including ACT mouthwash, Balmex diaper rash treatment, Cortizone anti-itch treatment, Kaopectate antidiarrhoeal, and Unisom sleep aids.