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Diarrhea (diseases)

Popularized by funny commercials that portray embarrassing situations, diarrhea involves having loose and watery bowels. Even though it is not considered as a serious illness, diarrhea, which can last for two to three days, can hamper a person’s daily routine. People usually get or are inflicted with diarrhea two or more...

Gastroenteritis (diseases)

Sometimes attributed to "food poisoning" or called, "stomach flu", gastroenteritis pertains to the irritation and inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract which consists of the stomach and the intestines. Because this is usually caused by infections, its severity can be related to your ability to combat infection. Some people tend to more...

Imodium

Imodium

Imodium is usually not prescribed. It is an over the counter medication that is designed to reduce the rate at which the body digests food, allowing more time for the small intestines to absorb liquid material. This process helps to curb diarrhea. Imodium more...

Irinotecan

Irinotecan

Irinotecan is a type of chemotherapy medication for certain kinds of cancer. This is most frequently given to patients suffering from bowel cancer. Irinotecan is given as part of a chemotherapy treatment for cancers of the rectum and colon. It is usuall more...

Loperamide

Loperamide

Discovered in 1969, Loperamide is a popular drug prescribed for diarrhea. This diarrhea is typically related to cases of gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel disease. It works by reducing the movement in the intestinal wall. This allows the body to absor more...

Brand name(s): Imodium,