Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Diphenoxylate

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier

Introduction

Name

  • Diphenoxylate with atropine.

Class of drug

  • Non-analgesic opioid.

Uses

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Indications

  • Symptomatic management of diarrhea.
  • Management of irritable bowel syndrome.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • May potentiate the sedative effects of barbiturates and other tranquilizers.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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