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lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) - any side effects?

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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 illness.
Answered on Oct 17, 2016
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