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diphenoxylate hydrochloride and atropine adverse effects

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Diphenhydramine (benedryl) is not a sleep aid, but an antihistamine. If allergy therapy is warranted and the secondary drowsiness helps to take the ed ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Too much sedation: Diphenhydramine is the cause of many home and work accidents. It can cause too much sedation and problems arise when one is trying to get to life afte ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shivinder Deol
46 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Yes: Diarrhea is a mechanism for body to remove toxins out of the body. Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) keeps toxins & infection inside so prolongs ill ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine): Not likely.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: The molecule of Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) is similar to a molecule of other opioids. It sits on the same receptor, but does not activate it ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is potent and should always be used under a doctor's supervision.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: The shape of the Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) molecule is similar to opioid molecules, and thus sits on the same receptors. All opiods slow bow ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: The shape of the Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) molecule is similar to opioid molecules, and thus sits on the same receptors. All opiods slow bow ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it cannot.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Its like Demerol...: Here's a helpful link for more info: http://www.drugaddictiontreatment.com/types-of-addiction/prescription-drug-addiction/lomotil-abuse/
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Lomotil is one of several things that can be used to slow ileostomy output. Imodium (loperamide) is also effective in most patients. Fiber can also ... Read More

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