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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Difenoxin And Atropine (Overview)

Difenoxin|atropine is an anti-diarrheal agent which is a kind of gastroenterology drug.


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What is the treatment for lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) overdose?

What is the treatment for lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) overdose?

Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) overdose: Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) is a weak opiate which could, in a worse case scenario. Kill you in an overdose. The patient should go immediately to an emergency room via ambulance where they have airway management and resuscitation capability to be evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
3 doctors shared insights

Difenoxin And Atropine (Overview)

Difenoxin|atropine is an anti-diarrheal agent which is a kind of gastroenterology drug.


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What other medications can control chronic diarriea besides motofen lomoto and imodium (loperamide)?

What other medications can control chronic diarriea besides motofen lomoto and imodium (loperamide)?

Diarrhea: Diet plays a big part - cut down caffeine and lactose and fats; apple pectin is a very safe over the counter option which will bind up the extra fluid - you can start with two twice daily and go up as needed; also bannanas white rice and toast will help as well chronic diarrhea needs a medical evaluation though so dont ignore it too long - it takes too much toilet paper! ...Read more

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Does lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) treat diarrhea?

Does lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) treat diarrhea?

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 bowels, and thus treat diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) treat diarrhea?

Can lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) treat diarrhea?

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 bowels, and thus treat diarrhea. ...Read more

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How do donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) and elavil interact with each other?

How do donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) and elavil interact with each other?

Caution Advised: The combination of these two medicines can increase the anticholinergic (antagonizes the action of acetylcholine) adverse effects which include: central nervous system depression with confusion and somnolence (sleepiness) blurred vision increased thirst constipation hyperpyrexia (increased temperature) the combo can also decrease the efficacy of the elavil (amitriptyline). Please talk with your doc. ...Read more

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What are the uses of lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine)?

What are the uses of lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine)?

Diarrhea: Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) is used to treat diarrhea. It is usually a very effective medication. ...Read more

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Does donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) work for ibs?

Does donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine) work for ibs?

Helps spasms: Smooth muscle relaxant and Phenobarbital (barbiturate/sedative). Can be usefulas part of the overall rx picture. Not the only muscle relaxant available. Won't improve constipation, may slow down bowel. ...Read more

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Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) - any side effects?

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. ...Read more

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How could lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) aka lonox be abused?

How could lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) aka lonox be abused?

Its like Demerol...: Here's a helpful link for more info: http://www.drugaddictiontreatment.com/types-of-addiction/prescription-drug-addiction/lomotil-abuse/ ...Read more

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Does lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) contain opium?

Does lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) contain opium?

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 fully. ...Read more

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My doctor said to take Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine). I have Loperamide at home. Can I take Loperamide instead of Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine)?

My doctor said to take Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine).  I have Loperamide at home.  Can I take Loperamide instead of Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine)?

Yes, and call MD: The two medications have similar ingredients and they work in similar ways. If you have used Loperamide before, with good results, it will probably be fine. However, since you are planning to depart from your physician's specific instructions, please call their office and let the doctor know your intention. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Narcan IV for overdose of demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) iv?

Withdrawal: Immediate and severe withdrawal-nausea, vomitting, severe pain sensations if chronic use. Just waking up otherwise. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Narcan IV for an overdose of demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) iv?

What are the side effects of Narcan IV for an overdose of demerol (meperidine hydrochloride) iv?

Many: Side effects fromnaltrexone include interruptions of heart rythm, rapid heart rate, increase or decrease in blood pressuer; nausea and vomitting; sweating, and withdrawal symptoms if the person has been using the drug. (the brand Narcan (naloxone) has been discontinued in the us). ...Read more

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Why did they recall the drug donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine)?

Why did they recall the drug donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine)?

Donnatal (phenobarbital atropine hyoscyamine and scopolamine): The brand medication is still available, don't know if the generic medication is still made. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Dr. Michael Davidson
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