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loperamide
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Loperamide
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Imodium; Entrocalm; Fad; Select
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Antidiarrheal
CHEMICAL NAME
4-[4-(4-chlorophenyl)-4-hydroxypiperidin-1-yl]-N,N-dimethyl-2,2-diphenylbutanamide
DESCRIPTION
Loperamide is a widely-used antidiarrheal that has some mu-opioid agonist activity in the gut. It has seen some use to offset symptoms of opioid withdrawal. Some cases of cardiac problems have been identified when used at many times its clinical dosage.
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