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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See your doctor for a course of antidiarrhoeal drugs, and antispasmodic drugs can be prescribed to relieve muscle spasms.
Offia VN, Chukwendu UA (1999) Antidiarrhoeal effects of Ocimum gratissimum leaf extract in experimental animals.
Niranjali Devaraj, "Antibacterial and antidiarrhoeal effects of alkaloids of Holarrhena antidysenterica Wall," Indian Journal of Experimental Biology (IJEB), vol.
Nkwanyana, An ethnobotanical and antidiarrhoeal investigation of plants used traditionally in the maputaland area homesteads [M.S.
birrea possesses antidiarrhoeal, antidiabetic, antiinflammatory, antimicrobial, antiplasmodial, antihypertensive, anticonvulsant, and antinociceptive properties, thus lending pharmacological support to the plant's folkloric, ethnotherapeutic uses in South African traditional medicine [11].
To date, a number of biological activities have been reported for Coptis rhizoma, a crude drug that is frequently used in Kampo medicines: anticancer activity against esophageal and other cancer cells (Iizuka et al., 2000a; Colombo et al., 2001; Lin et al., 2004), antibacterial activity (Hu et al., 2000), anti-ulcer activity (Takase et al., 1989), antidiarrhoeal activity (Kase et al., 1999), and anticachectic activity (Iizuka et al., 2000b).
Ekeleme, "Evaluation of the antidiarrhoeal activity of the aqueous extract from leaves of Pterocarpus santalinoides," Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, vol.
Chemical and pharmacological studies of different parts of Bridelia retusa have revealed the presence of sesquiterpenes, triterpenoids, flavonoids, and phenolic compounds [11] as well as wide variety of pharmacological activities including antibacterial, antifungal, antimalarial, antiviral, antidiarrhoeal, anticonvulsant, antianemic, antidiabetic, antinociceptive, and anti-inflammatory activities [12-14].
Offiah VN, Chikwendu UA (1999) antidiarrhoeal effects of Ocimum gratissimum leaf extract in experimental animals.