"Loperamide" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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One of the long-acting synthetic ANTIDIARRHEALS; it is not significantly absorbed from the gut, and has no effect on the adrenergic system or central nervous system, but may antagonize histamine and interfere with acetylcholine release locally.
- Loperamide Hydrochloride
- Hydrochloride, Loperamide
- Loperamide Monohydrochloride
- Monohydrochloride, Loperamide
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Loperamide" by people in Profiles.
Mutual reinforcement of pathophysiological host-microbe interactions in intestinal stasis models. Physiol Rep. 2017 Mar; 5(6).
The role of loperamide in gastrointestinal disorders. Rev Gastroenterol Disord. 2008; 8(1):15-20.
Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of loperamide plus simethicone versus loperamide alone and simethicone alone in the treatment of acute diarrhea with gas-related abdominal discomfort. Curr Med Res Opin. 2007 May; 23(5):1033-43.
Treatment of diarrhea in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: concepts and cautions. Rev Gastroenterol Disord. 2007; 7 Suppl 3:S3-10.
The benefits of loperamide in the treatment of patients with IBS or IBD. Introduction. Rev Gastroenterol Disord. 2007; 7 Suppl 3:S1-2.
Secretagogue-induced changes in membrane calcium permeability in chicken and chinchilla ileal mucosa. Selective inhibition by loperamide. J Clin Invest. 1986 Jul; 78(1):281-7.