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Lomotil vs. Loperamide for Diarrhea

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Lomotil

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Other Names: Lonox   Diphenoxylate-Atropine

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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
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
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By Working Man
April 17, 2014
Working Man wrote
For Opiate Withdrawal: loperamide -or- Klonopin/other benzos.
I too take Vicodine for fractured vertabrae in neck. Down to 60 mg a day. Take Klonopin to sleep I think the more Klonopin the worse I feel in am, usually 2 to 4mg. I wish I could stop it all! ??
Wiped n AM  |  October 15, 2014
Should have shortened my first comment. Anyways, I started out with 74mg the first day (40, 20, 14) and tapered down to 8 today. I also used cimetidine (Tagamet).
loperuser  |  April 22, 2014
Loperamide has taken away most if not all of my withdrawal symptoms. A week ago I was on about 140 mg of vicodin a day.Today should be the last day I'm on loperamide. This is the second time I've used this med and I have to say it's been a "miracle drug" for me. The worst thing for me during withdrawals are restless legs. It almost gets to the point where I would consider cutting off my lower legs just to get rid of the rls. However, with loper there was absolutely no restless legs. There a
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What patients are saying about Lomotil vs. Loperamide

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lomotil many years ago but it didn't really help me. I...
...many years ago but it didn't really help me. I tried various anti 'D' meds (Questran,Codeine,Lomotil,Loperamide,etc). Once i got the CD under control i found...
My doctor once prescribed me Lomotil for IBS and works...
...for me, loperamide helps for the ...Feeling nausea, I nearly choked on them. So the tiny green ones are much easier to swallow. My doctor once prescribed me Lomotil for IBS and works so well...
the Lomotil. Lomotil has worked for me by taking it one...
...have taken Lomotil for years, but it's ...and now I take Imodium (or Rx Loperamide) on normal days, but for the bigger events, I go back to the Lomotil. Lomotil has worked for me by taking it...
feels like. Lomotil works better for me, but after taking...
I have taken loperamide daily for a couple weeks. ...sometimes it makes me feel sick. It's hard to explain, ...kinda what it feels like. Lomotil works better for me, but after taking it...
lomotil a day before. I've never found it helps with...
...I no longer need anti-diarrhoea meds - and I was taking well over 10 pills of loperamide and/or lomotil a day before. I've never found it helps with pain though. But this med has an...
with. He gave me lomotil and that worked well, but now when...
...had IBS for some years and even while using opiates, I ...G.I. doctor could come up with. He gave me lomotil and that worked well, but now when I get it bad I use over the counter loperamide. Ha...
info on the use of lomotil? AFOAF has used loperamide 4mg...
Any info on the use of lomotil? AFOAF has used loperamide 4mg at a time but ...helpful. Just wondered if lomotil worked...
I take Lomotil. I take it only when Loperamide (Imodium) is...
I take Lomotil. I take it only when Loperamide (Imodium) is not doing the...
is great. It crosses the blood brain barrier and works...
Loperamide is good for that however Lomotil with diphenoxylate is great. It crosses the blood brain barrier and works great when my buddy is out of Opana for a while. Complain of short bowel, chronic...
are very useful. Hang in there. It very well...
...pay. There are other medications though. I find Immodium (loperamide) AND Lomotil (dyphenoxlylate/atropine) are very useful. Hang in there. It very well may get better, depending on the area th...
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