ANTIDIARRHOEAL DRUGS

1. Nonspecific Antidiarrhoeal Drugs

a. Absorbants:

Ispaghula

Psyllium

Methylcellulose

b. Antisecretory drugs:

Sulfasalazine

Mesalazine

Olsalazine

Balsalazide

Bismuth subsalicylate

Atropine

Octreotide

Racecadotril

c. Antimotility drugs (opioids):

Codeine

Diphenoxylate-atropine

Loperamide

2. Antimicrobial drugs

Norfloxacin

Ciprofloxacin

Rifaximin

Cotrimoxazole

Ampicillin

Tetracycline

Erythromycin

Metronidazole

 

3. Probiotics

Lactobacillus species

Bifidobacterium bifidum

Streptococcus faecalis

Enterococcus species

Bacillus clausii

Saccharomyces boulardii

 

ANTIDIARRHOEAL DRUGS
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