co-phenotrope


co-phenotrope
n.
a drug administered by mouth in the treatment of diarrhoea. It consists of a mixture of diphenoxylate hydrochloride (an opioid that reduces peristalsis) and atropine (which relaxes the smooth muscle of the gut) in a ratio of 100 to 1.
Trade names:
Lomotil.

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  • Co-phenotrope — Comprehensive information about Lomotil and allied drugs is under the article Diphenoxylate. Co phenotrope Combination of Diphenoxylate mu opiate receptor agonist Atropine muscarinic acetylcholine receptors antagonist Clinical data Pregn …   Wikipedia

  • co-phenotrope — n. a drug administered by mouth in the treatment of diarrhoea. It consists of a mixture of diphenoxylate hydrochloride (an opioid that reduces peristalsis) and atropine (which relaxes the smooth muscle of the gut) in a ratio of 100 to 1. Trade… …   Medical dictionary

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  • British Approved Name — A British Approved Name (BAN) is the official non proprietary or generic name given to a pharmaceutical substance, as defined in the British Pharmacopoeia (BP). The BAN is also the official name used in many countries across the world, especially …   Wikipedia

  • Lomotil — Drugbox type = combo component1 = Diphenoxylate class1 = mu opiate receptor agonist component2 = Atropine class2 = muscarinic acetylcholine receptors antagonist CAS number = ATC prefix = ATC suffix = PubChem = DrugBank = pregnancy AU = pregnancy… …   Wikipedia

  • diphenoxylate — di·phen·oxy·late .dī .fen äk sə .lāt n an antidiarrheal agent chemically related to meperidine and administered in the form of its hydrochloride C30H32N2O2·HCl in combination with the sulfate of atropine see LOMOTIL * * * n. see co phenotrope …   Medical dictionary

  • Lomotil — Lo·mo·til lō mə .til, lō mōt əl trademark used for a preparation of the hydrochloride of diphenoxylate and the sulfate of atropine * * * n. see co phenotrope * * * Lo·mo·til (loґmo til) trademark for combination preparations of diphenoxylate… …   Medical dictionary

  • diphenoxylate — n.; see co phenotrope …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Lomotil — n.; see co phenotrope …   The new mediacal dictionary


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