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Loperamide, a new antidiarrheal agent in the treatment of chronic diarrhea.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  97779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Loperamide is an effective and safe antidiarrheal agent which served as a very useful adjunct in the treatment in 79% of 47 patients with chronic diarrhea. One of the major advantages of loperamide to the patient with chronic diarrhea is its convenience. Usually, a single dose in the morning effectively controlled diarrhea during the day. Patients with nocturnal or early morning diarrhea obtained good control with a second bedtime dose of the drug.
J T Galambos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift     Volume:  108     ISSN:  0036-7672     ISO Abbreviation:  Schweiz Med Wochenschr     Publication Date:  1978 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-09-15     Completed Date:  1978-09-15     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404401     Medline TA:  Schweiz Med Wochenschr     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1080-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Chronic Disease
Clinical Trials as Topic
Diarrhea / drug therapy*
Long-Term Care
Loperamide / administration & dosage,  adverse effects,  therapeutic use*
Piperidines / therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Piperidines; 0/Placebos; 53179-11-6/Loperamide

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