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Imodium vs. Paregoric for Diarrhea

Imodium

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Rating: 3 out of 5
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 906 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
Paregoric, or camphorated tincture of opium, also known as tinctura opii camphorata, is a medication known for its antidiarrheal, antitussive, and analgesic properties... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Imodium vs. Paregoric

12 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
This disease kind of sucks and I have been really depressed...
...combo of Questran, Imodium, Lomotil, Tincture of Opium and Paregoric Liquid and nothing has helped. My weight is down 25 pounds. This disease kind of sucks and I have been really depressed since ...
of paregoric. Like I said, I got massive pins & needles and...
...that stuff OTC. Like the Imodium of the early 1900's, but ...and I stumbled across 1 partial pharm bottle of paregoric. Like I said, I got massive pins & needles and I thought I was about to get...
me absolutely no good. I actually started to get bad naus...
...is Paregoric. It worked for an entire week and I felt great. After that it seemed to lose effectiveness and doubling the dose still did me absolutely no good. I actually started to get bad na...
diarrhea and is on huge doses of Imodium and S/L \"...
...the periods in it. #3 paregoric. Margaret 06/26/01 12:02AM ...right leg. #3 She still has severe persistent chronic diarrhea and is on huge doses of Imodium and S/L \" caragoric \"...
before things like Imodium, paregoric (which was an opiate)...
...meds cause constipation - in fact, in the old days, before things like Imodium, paregoric (which was an opiate) was given to stop diarrhea. So, it's kind of...
be with, etc. Without Lomotil, Imodium (and a a young man,...
...Lomotil, Imodium (and a a young man, paregoric) I ...get as frustrated ...I'm sure you'll hear more from folks like us who have to fight fears like yours, virtually every day for years....
fiber diet. And Imodium helps some folks. I actually had...
...what you eat. Keep a low fiber diet. And Imodium helps some folks. I actually had to resort to Paregoric, but that is extreme and can only be used...
slowers like Imodium and lomotil are ineffective, narcotics...
When bowel slowers like Imodium and lomotil are ineffective, narcotics like codiene or paregoric are the next to try. When those fail, Sandostatin (octreotide) is an option that has worked for...
Imodium(lots) Flagyl acidophyllus(it can't hurt you)...
...saying you have problems digesting your food? ...Here's the standard list. Imodium(lots) Flagyl acidophyllus(it can't hurt ...make DSers stop pooping) paregoric(old but effective) Ha...
for Diarrhea | Paregoric and Opium Tincture I'm sure...
...for Diarrhea | Paregoric and Opium Tincture I'm ...to me after Lomotil and Imodium produced less than satisfying results. ...anyone tried opium tincture or paregoric for diarrhea? I suppose ...
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