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Definition of the adjective Antimotility

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  1. [medicine] Describing drugs that reduce gastrointestinal motility ( in the treatment of diarrhea)

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Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2009)

by David A. Bender

antimotility agents Drugs used to reduce gastro-intestinal motility, and hence reduce the discomfort associated with *diarrhoea. anti-mould agentsSeeANTIMYCOTICS.

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

Glipizide, tolbutamide Codeine phosphate, loperamide (antimotility drugs) 1. Nabilone 2. Domperidone 3. Prochlorperazine Metoclopramide acts in a similar way to the phenothiazines but also directly affects the gastrointestinal tract 4.

Google previewDictionary of Food Science and Nutrition (2009)

by A&C Black

effects of an allergy that releases histamine antimetabolitenoun a compound that affects normal metabolism antimicrobialadjective preventing the growth of microbes for hygienic purposes antimotility agentnoun a drug that relieves diarrhoea ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

See also antimotility agents. attapulgite See antidiarrhoeal agents. Atwater factors See energy conversion factors. aubergine The fruit of Solanum melongena, a native of SE Asia, widely cultivated and eaten as a vegetable, also known as ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone's Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine (2008)

by Sheila Jennett

g Ampicillin Sulphonamides Co-trimoxazole magnesium trisilicate Tetracyclines Doxycycline AntidiarrhoealsCodeine phosphate, loperamide (antimotility drugs) Adjuncts to rehydration ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2013)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric Health and Social Care, Third Edition by Elizabeth A. Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Michael L. Malone, MD, Paul R. Katz, MD, Mathy Mezey, DSc, EdD, MED, BSN

difficile diarrhea includes stopping the antibiotics if possible, contact isolation, careful hydration, avoiding antimotility agents, and using anti-C difficile antibiotics. Metronidazole 500 mg 3 times daily or 250 mg 4 times daily for ...

Google previewThe New Wellness Encyclopedia (1995)

by University of California, Berkeley

Imod- ium and Lomotil are "antimotility" drugs that work against loose stools. Bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol, which is also sold as a generic) is good, too . But people who are aspirin-sensitive or take aspirin for other reasons, as well as ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents (2012)

Properties and Synonyms by I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall

OPIOID RECEPTORAGONISTs, such as codeine, morphine, diphenoxylate and loperamide, are efficient as antidiarrhoeals: they are essentially antimotility agents, reducing peristalsis of the intestine, which slows down the movement of faecal ...

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Video shows what antimotility means. Reducing gastrointestinal motility (in the treatment of diarrhea).. Antimotility Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of A1N1T1I1M3O1T1I1L1I1T1Y4

The value of this 12-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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