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Definition of the adjective Antimotility
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- [medicine] Describing drugs that reduce gastrointestinal motility ( in the treatment of diarrhea)
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by David A. Bender
antimotility agents Drugs used to reduce gastro-intestinal motility, and hence reduce the discomfort associated with *diarrhoea. anti-mould agentsSeeANTIMYCOTICS.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
by Sheila Jennett
g Ampicillin Sulphonamides Co-trimoxazole magnesium trisilicate Tetracyclines Doxycycline AntidiarrhoealsCodeine phosphate, loperamide (antimotility drugs) Adjuncts to rehydration ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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