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Lomotil vs. Loperamide for Diarrhea

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Lomotil

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Other Names: Lonox   Diphenoxylate-Atropine

Loperamide

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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 9,637 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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.
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
loperuser  |  April 22, 2014
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Lomotil to control diarrhea right now and it works well....
...to start ruling out other things? Parasites, infections. I use Lomotil to control diarrhea right now and it works well. Loperamide works decently too. But I wouldn't advise to do...
for me, loperamide helps for the diarreah. By mistake I...
...diarreah. By mistake I bought the multi symptom pills which are huge and chalky. Feeling nausea, I nearly choked on them. So the tiny green ones are much easier to swallow. My doctor once pre...
you worse. Some use Lomotil, which is a prescription based...
...had to take loperamide before when traveling to Europe and it worked great for me. ...worse. Some use Lomotil, whi...
what it feels like. Lomotil works better for me, but after...
...have taken loperamide daily for a couple ...said maybe trapped gas, that's kinda what it feels like. Lomotil works better for me, but after taking it for 2 days, I feel worse than when I...
with. He gave me lomotil and that worked well, but now when...
...some years and even while using opiates, I never got constipated. Like Maya, when I took medication for acid-reflux it got worse. Alcohol will definitely make it worse, so try to cut back if you ca...
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 good for that however Lomotil with diphenoxylate...
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...
lomotil and loperamide work differently. Would the...
Lomitol vs. Loperamide I still suffer from nighttime ...lomitol. If I am correct, lomotil and loperamide work differently. Would the lomotil back me up like the...
or diphenoxylate helps too.replace your loperamide with...
...or diphenoxylate helps too.replace your loperamide with that if its...
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