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Imodium vs. Paregoric for Diarrhea

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Rating: 3 out of 5
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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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

13 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
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)...
...old days, before things like Imodium, paregoric (which was an opiate) was ...you'll find an opiate that does not cause ANY constipation. However, it does sound...
reliable to stop the D is Imodium. However, usually...
...to stop the D is Imodium. ...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...
combo of Questran, Imodium, Lomotil, Tincture of Opium and...
...had a combo of Questran, Imodium, Lomotil, Tincture of Opium and Paregoric Liquid and nothing has helped. ...my last operation. Anyone out there have any thoughts on how to cure the diarrhea...
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....
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...
Like the Imodium of the early 1900's, but good....
...time when they sold that stuff OTC. Like the Imodium of the early 1900's, but good. It wasnt unpleasant. ...1 partial pharm bottle of paregoric. Like I said, I got...
Imodium(lots) Flagyl acidophyllus(it can't hurt you)...
...diarrhea? Talk to any doc you trust and you will be told colon cleanse is the last thing you need. Honest! Your gut is already irritated and upset. There is nothing to be gained by adding insul...
that for a while with Paregoric which taste horrible but it...
...atropine. I was mixing that for a while with Paregoric which taste horrible but it actually helped. That went ...get it. I was forced to take Lomotil and Imodium. If I was really sick that day I...
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