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Imodium vs. Lomotil for Diarrhea

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Imodium

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Lomotil

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Other Names: Lonox   Diphenoxylate-Atropine
Rating: 3 out of 5
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Rating: 4 out of 5
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co-phenotrope.Its active ingredients are diphenoxylate and atropine. Diphenoxylate is anti-diarrheal and atropine is anticholinergic. Diphenoxylate is chemically related to the opioid drug meperidine. A subtherapeutic amount of atropine sulfate is presen... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Imodium vs. Lomotil

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tablets. For some reason, Lomotil doesn't work well for me....
...for different people. For me, Imodium works much better than Lomotil. I usually ...For some reason, Lomotil doesn't work wel...
for diarrhea remedies that do not contain problem...
...an anticholinergic. Imodium was usually effective but caused me to suffer ...the Rx Lomotil on-line. If any readers have suggestions for diarrhea remedies that do not contain problem subst...
have any Lomotil but he had the good presence of mind...
DH came back with Imodium.  The pharmacy didn't have any Lomotil but he had the good presence of mind to ...going around. Anyway - the Imodium certainly did the trick and I've been able...
plane old Lomotil works best for me. Imodium also works...
...IBS-D for 15 years ...anti-depressants and anxieties plane old Lomotil works best for me. Imodium also works well but stays with ...between Constipation and Diarrhea. Lomotil keeps me more r...
with one lomotil (prescription) and I am good for the whole...
...just one or two Metamucil cookies a day. I find Imodium very helpful and sometimes combine two Imodium with one lomotil (prescription) and I am good for the whole day. Can't do that everyday,though...
noticed are dry eyes and dry mouth. When I take Imodium, I...
...side effects I've noticed are dry eyes and dry mouth. When I take Imodium, I sometimes feel...
makes me feel faint and makes my heart pound. It's not...
...makes me feel faint and makes my heart pound. It's not usually too bad, although once I took 8 imodium and 8 lomotil ...prescription strength of imodium is, but I find it works better if I front...
I also take Lomotil and it works for me. As Sandy said (I'm...
I also take Lomotil and it works for me. As Sandy ...an occasional 1/2 dose of Imodium and sometimes anti anti-spasmmotic but for me, they don't work that...
control problems. I do use Imodium for the IBS and it helps...
I also have IBS and Bladder control problems. I do use Imodium for the IBS and it helps. I take 4 to ...afew hours. I take detrol LA for my bladder ...and it is called: Lomotil. It's works good...
has had me on Lomotil for quite sometime which does help...
...no illeosequal valve I have mad dashes to the bathroom as well. My doctor has had me on Lomotil for quite sometime which does help to slow the ...so frequent. Imodium does work well too bur she...
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