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Anti-diarrheal mixtures

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Lauren Trepanier


Introduction

Name

  • Anti-diarrheal mixtures.

Class of drug

  • Gastrointestinal protectant.
  • Gastrointestinal adsorbent.

Uses

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Indications

  • Bismuth   Bismuth  may be active against gastric spiral bacteria, and may have an anti-secretory activity in the small intestine.
  • See also:
  • Kaolin   Kaolin  .
  • Bismuth   Bismuth  .
  • Sterculia   Sterculia  .
  • Charcoal   Charcoal activated  .

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Lincomycin and clindamycin
  • Anti-diarrheal adsorbents may decrease the absorption of these drugs.

  • Digoxin
  • Reduces absorption of these drugs.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based on Tennant B (1999) Small Animal Formulary. 3rd edn. BSAVA, UK.
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