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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Gilani, Antidiarrheal and antispasmodic activities of Vincetoxicum stocksii are mediated through calcium channel blockade, Bangladesh J.
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.
"We saw declines in digestive probiotics were offset by heartburn and antidiarrheal segments.
In our study, we found commonly used drugs for self-medication was antipyretics (83.06%) followed by NSAID's (64.48%), cough syrup (48.09%), antihistamines (47.54%), antacid (43.17%), skin ointment (33.88%), antiemetics (31.69%), antidiarrheal (28.96%), eye/ear drops (20.22), antispasmodic (18.58%), nutritional supplements (17.49%), and others (2.19%).
The antidiarrheal property of methanol extract of Bryophyllum pinnatum was evaluated using castor oil-induced diarrhea, intestinal transit, and enteropooling models in mice.
Galla Chinensis also possesses substantial antiviral, anticancer, hepatoprotective, antidiarrheal and antioxidant activities.
Antidiarrheal medicines such as loperamide can ease symptoms, while paracetamol helps aches and pains."
The present study was intended to validate the antimicrobial, antidiarrheal and anticancer activity of turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) and black pepper (Piper nigrum L.), used in Pakistani cuisine to enrich flavour and to treat infectious wounds.
Napo holds global unencumbered rights to key indications for Mytesi, and is continuing development of Mytesi for other antidiarrheal indications, with investigational studies completed in irritable bowel syndrome, cholera, traveler's diarrhea, and in pediatric patients, and two planned investigator-initiated trials of the product in breast cancer patients suffering from CID.
"Since we often know what side effects a typical course of chemotherapy may produce, we start our patients on appetite stimulants, anti-nausea, antidiarrheal and pain medications to help prevent and alleviate these undesirable reactions," says Leni Kaplan, DVM, MS, a lecturer in the Community Practice Service at Cornell University College 'of Veterinary Medicine.
Other studies showed that a hydrolyzable tannin isolated from Galla Chinensis can reduce enterotoxin-induced intestinal fluid secretion in mice [13], indicating a part of the antidiarrheal mechanism of Galla Chinensis hydrolyzable tannins.
Loperamide is an over-the-counter antidiarrheal with opioid-receptor agonist properties.