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Does lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) treat diarrhea?

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Dr. Mark Shukhman
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Mark Shukhman
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