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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 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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Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) - any side effects?

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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What are health problems caused by a lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) overdose?

What are health problems caused by a lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) overdose?

Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) overdose: Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) is an opiate and as such can cause nausea, vomiting, itching, constipation, sleepiness, and respiratory arrest resulting in death in an overdose situation. Treatment is immediate transport to an er via ambulance with airway support and resuscitation capability. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) overdose?

Lomotil overdose: Early overdose symptoms may include dry skin, dry mouth or nose, blurred vision, restless feeling, feeling too warm or cold, tingly feeling, and a fast heart rate. Progressing symptoms of an atropine and diphenoxylate overdose include weakness, pinpoint pupils in the eyes, weak or shallow breathing, fainting, or coma. Ref: http://www. Rxlist. Com/lomotil-drug/patient-avoid-while-taking. Htm ...Read more

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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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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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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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Please help docs! Is lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) good for slowing down an ileostomy?

Please help docs! Is lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) good for slowing down an ileostomy?

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 slow and thicken the output. You should work with your gastroenterologist or surgeon to manage the output and make sure there isn't something going on to make the output increased. ...Read more

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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

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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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HI have taken 2 lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) with no effect, so now took One loperamide. I also want to take a pepto. Need to sleep! Is it safe? I don't want to overdose.

HI have taken 2 lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) with no effect, so now took One loperamide. I also want to take a pepto. Need to sleep! Is it safe? I don't want to overdose.

Diarrhea: I presume you are suffering from diarrhea or IBS. Do not mix medicines. Also be aware that Pepto Bismol will turn your stool black. If you use lomotil, (diphenoxylat and atropine) take one every 4 hrs for a full day before switching. If it lasts longer than 3 days see your doctor ...Read more

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Could lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) cause worse infection if food poisoning?

Could lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) cause worse infection if food poisoning?

Yes: Lomoti could interfere with the clearance of the toxins from your body and prolong or worsen the illness. ...Read more

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Light-headed! Is this a common side effect with lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine)?

Light-headed! Is this a common side effect with lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine)?

Can occur!: Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) is a synthetic narcotic that is poorly absorbed in the GI tract.
Some get into the body, though. It a very uncommon side effect, but is listed, nonethelesss. ...Read more

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Why can't you take lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) if you have antibiotic associated diarrhea?

Why can't you take lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) if you have antibiotic associated diarrhea?

Thanks for asking!: Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) can make c. Difficile diarrhea much more severe, and c. Difficile diarrhea is one type of antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Until you know that you don't have c. Difficile, you should avoid medications like lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine). ...Read more

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