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Diarrhea , also spelled diarrhoea, is the condition of having three or more loose or liquid bowel movements per day. It is a co...
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Imodium vs Paregoric

Imodium
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Paregoric
Other name: Loperamide Loperamide
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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...
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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...
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Numbness
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Suicide
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Cotton Fever
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About Imodium
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...
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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...
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his disease kind of sucks and I have been really depressed...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...had a 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... "

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of paregoric. Like I said, I got massive pins & needles and...
" ...that stuff OTC. Like the Imodium of the early 1900's, but ...1 partial pharm bottle of paregoric. Like I said, I got massive pins & needles and I thought I... "

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to take a combo of Imodium, Lomotil, Questran and Paregoric...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...operation I have to take a combo of Imodium, Lomotil, Questran and Paregoric Liquid. It has been... "

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a month in a half using the paregoric and it has helped...
| www.j-pouch.org
" ...regarding the tincture of morphine, paregoric, I also am taking it. It's been about a month in a half using the paregoric and it has helped significantly in reducing my ...a year. I've also been taking... "

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, to have taken Paregoric (an old opiate antidiarrheal) as...
| www.healingwell.com
" ...my last post that the Imodium (Loperamide, an OTC antidiarrheal) has ...risks. I used to use Oxy to help w/ the ...old enough, 55, to have taken Paregoric (an old opiate antidiarrheal) as... "

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o good. I actually started to get bad nausea from it and h...
| www.mombu.com
" ...that's worked for me 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... "

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before things like Imodium, paregoric (which was an opiate)...
| www.ic-network.com
" ...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... "

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with, etc. Without Lomotil, Imodium (and a a young man, pa...
| www.ibsgroup.org
" ...be with, etc. Without Lomotil, Imodium (and a a young man, paregoric) I wouldn't have had any ...understanding wife, she can get as frustrated as I with these ...act basically weird sometimes. I'm sure... "

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fiber diet. And Imodium helps some folks. I actually had...
| csn.cancer.org
" ...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... "

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slowers like Imodium and lomotil are ineffective, narcotics...
| j-pouch.org
" 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... "

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