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Imodium vs. Lomotil for Diarrhea

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Other Names: Lonox   Diphenoxylate-Atropine
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Loperamide (R-18553), a synthetic piperidine derivative, is an opioid medication used against diarrhea resulting from gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel disease. In most countries it is available generically and under brand names such as '''Lop... Read more on Wikipedia
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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You may want to change to Imodium...
...thread: http://www.perskyfarms.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php...highlight=lomotil You may want t...
changed from Imodium to prescription Lomotil - works better...
...as well as 5FU, both of which cause severe diarrhea. I have changed from Imodium to prescription Lomotil - works better for me as the Imodium, even AD, didn't touch it. And on prescription it...
and they switched my lomotil to imodium and left me...
...to take home. Sulfasalazine and lomotil and pred. Allergic to the sulfasalazine and they switched my lomotil to imodium and left me on the...
pills per day and than went to lomotil(prescription) and...
...lomotil(prescription) and took 4x the amount my G.I. specialist prescribed. I was always dehydrated(feels like the flu) with muscle pain and fever. Tincture of Opium .06ml 4x a day is a miracle. ...
Imodium over the counter to 6 Lomotil prescription tablets...
...for 9 years also from the radiation. So I mean that the diarrhea was a minor problem during radiation but it continued to get worse for 2 years. I went from a couple of Imodium over the counter to...
awful headaches, and then switched to prescription imodium...
...give you anything for it? They started me with lomotil but it gave me awful headaches, and then switched to prescription imodium. Ask your doctor if he can give you something....
A-d caplets, try staying away from high fiber foods,...
...I had my reveresal surg. last year, I took a lot of lomotil *Imodium A-d caplets, try staying away from high fiber foods, & spicy foods for awhile. Peanutbutter, crackers,...
If I notice it's not working as well, I switch to Imodium...
...thing. I mostly take my Lomotil on days when I'll be in the car for long periods of time. I probably use 3-5 pills a week. If I notice it's not working as well, I switch to Imodium for a while. ...
most of the time but lately have been going over to Lomotil...
...which started at the same time. I think they are related but there is nothing scientific behind my claim. I've gone through every single medical test with nothing wrong. I've taken im...
do you use anything else like Imodium and/or Lomotil? These...
...But do you use anything else like Imodium and/or Lomotil? These things obviously change because I used metamucil before since Imodium didn't help at all, ...after months without imodium, that it...
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