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  1. LomotilLomotil
    LomotilGeneric name: Diphenoxylate hydrochloride, Atropine sulfateBrand names: LomotilWhy is Lomotil prescribed?Lomotil is used, along with other drugs, in the treatment of diarrhea.Most important fact about LomotilLomotil is not a harmless drug, so never exceed your recommended dosage. An overdose could be fatal.How should you take Lomotil?Lomotil can be habi...
  2. LomotilLomotil
    LomotilGeneric Name: diphenoxylate and atropine (Oral route)dye-fen-OX-i-late hye-droe-KLOR-ide, AT-roe-peen SUL-fateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LomocotLomotilLonoxVi-AtroAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTabletTherapeutic Class: AntidiarrhealPharmacologic Class: AtropineChemical Class: DiphenoxylateUses For LomotilDiphenoxylate and atropine is a com...
  3. LomotilLomotil
    Lomotil Generic Name: Atropine/Diphenoxylate (AT-row-peen/dye-fen-OX-i-late)Brand Name: Examples include Lomotil and LonoxLomotil is used for:Treating diarrhea. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Lomotil is an antidiarrheal and anticholinergic combination. It works by decreasing the motion of muscles in the intestines and prolonging the time i...
  4. Lomotil SolutionLomotil Solution
    Lomotil SolutionGeneric Name: Atropine/Diphenoxylate (AT-row-peen/dye-fen-OX-i-late)Brand Name: LomotilLomotil Solution is used for:Treating diarrhea. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Lomotil Solution is an antidiarrheal and anticholinergic combination. It works by decreasing the motion of muscles in the intestines and prolonging the time it t...
  5. lomustinelomustine
    lomustineGeneric Name: lomustine (LOE mus teen)Brand Names: CeeNUWhat is lomustine?Lomustine is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their spread in the body.Lomustine is used to treat brain tumors and Hodgkin's disease.Lomustine is sometimes given with other cancer medications.Lomustine may also be used for other purposes not listed in th...
  6. lomustinelomustine
    lomustine (Oral route)loe-MUS-teenOral routeCapsuleLomustine should be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents.Bone marrow suppression, notably thrombocytopenia and leukopenia, which may contribute to bleeding and overwhelming infections in an already compromised patient, is the most common and severe of the toxic...
  7. LomustineLomustine
    LomustinePronunciation: (LOW-muss-teen)Class: NitrosoureasTrade Names:CeeNU- Capsules 10 mg- Capsules 40 mg- Capsules 100 mgPharmacologyIts mechanism of action involves the inhibition of both DNA and RNA synthesis through DNA alkylation. Lomustine has been shown to affect a number of cellular processes including RNA, protein synthesis, and the processing of ribosomal and nucl...
  8. Lomustine (CCNU)Lomustine (CCNU)
    Lomustine (CCNU) Generic Name: Lomustine (CCNU) (loe-MUS-teen)Brand Name: CeeNULomustine (CCNU) is usually taken as a single dose only once every 6 weeks. Do NOT take a dose of Lomustine (CCNU) more than once within a 6-week period without first talking with your doctor.Lomustine (CCNU) often decreases bone marrow function and lowers the number of white blood cells and platelets in yo...
  9. LonitenLoniten
    LonitenGeneric Name: minoxidil (min OX i dil)Brand Names: LonitenWhat is Loniten (minoxidil)?Minoxidil is a vasodilator that relaxes (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow.Minoxidil is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is usually given together with two other medications including a diuretic (water pill).Minoxidil may also be used for other purposes not ...
  10. LonitenLoniten
    LonitenGeneric Name: minoxidil (Oral route)min-OX-i-dilOral routeTabletMinoxidil tablets contain the powerful antihypertensive agent, minoxidil, which may produce serious adverse effects. It can cause pericardial effusion, occasionally progressing to tamponade, and angina pectoris may be exacerbated. Minoxidil should be reserved for hypertensive patients who do not respond adequately to ...
  11. LonoxLonox
    LonoxGeneric Name: atropine and diphenoxylate (A troe peen and DYE fen OX i late)Brand Names: Lomotil, Lonox, Vi-AtroWhat is Lonox (atropine and diphenoxylate)?Atropine affects the body in many different ways, such as reducing spasms in the bladder, stomach, and intestines.Diphenoxylate is an antidiarrheal medication.The combination of atropine and diphenoxylate is used to treat d...
  12. LonoxLonox
    LonoxGeneric Name: diphenoxylate and atropine (Oral route)dye-fen-OX-i-late hye-droe-KLOR-ide, AT-roe-peen SUL-fateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LomocotLomotilLonoxVi-AtroAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTabletTherapeutic Class: AntidiarrhealPharmacologic Class: AtropineChemical Class: DiphenoxylateUses For LonoxDiphenoxylate and atropine is a combina...
  13. LonoxLonox
    Lonox Generic Name: Atropine/Diphenoxylate (AT-row-peen/dye-fen-OX-i-late)Brand Name: Examples include Lomotil and LonoxLonox is used for:Treating diarrhea. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Lonox is an antidiarrheal and anticholinergic combination. It works by decreasing the motion of muscles in the intestines and prolonging the time it take...
  14. loperamideloperamide
    loperamideGeneric Name: loperamide (oral) (loe PER a mide)Brand names: Diamode, Imodium A-D, Imodium A-D EZ Chews, Imodium A-D New Formula, Kao-Paverin, Kaopectate Caplet, Maalox Anti-Diarrheal, Imodium, Pepto Diarrhea Control, Imotil, Kaopectate 1-D, Diar-AidWhat is loperamide?Loperamide slows the rhythm of digestion so that the small intestines have more time to absorb fluid and nutr...
  15. loperamideloperamide
    loperamide (Oral route)loe-PER-a-mideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DiamodeImodiumImodium A-DImogenImotilImperimKaodene A-DKao-Paverin CapsAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleLiquidTablet, ChewableSolutionCapsule, Liquid FilledTherapeutic Class: AntidiarrhealUses For loperamideLoperamide is a medicine used along with other measures to treat...