<chemical> 1-(3-cyano-3,3-diphenylpropyl)-4-phenylisonipecotic acid ethyl ester. A meperidine congener used as an antidiarrhoeal, usually in combination with atropine. at high doses, it acts like morphine. Its unesterified metabolite difenoxin has similar properties and is used similarly. It has little or no analgesic activity. ... Pharmacolo
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(di″fә-nok´sә-lāt) an agent derived from meperidine, used as the hydrochloride salt for its antiperistaltic action in management of diarrhea.
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(from the article `drug`) ...dangers of dependency and addiction clearly prevent the use of certain opioids (e.g., morphine, meperidine, and heroin) as a treatment for ...
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Diphenoxylate is the prototype of a small subfamily of opioids including difenoxin and diphenoxylic acid (both are also active metabolites of diphenoxylate produced in the human body) and loperamide (which unlike the other three work exclusively in the intestines because it does not cross the blood-brain barrier). It was discovered at Janssen Phar
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