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Side effect(s) of Diphenoxylate and Atropine

Read the side effects of Diphenoxylate and Atropine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Central Nervous system - Numbness of extremities, emotion, depression, uneasiness, confusion, sedation, drowsiness, dizziness, restlessness, and headache.

Allergic Reactions - Anaphylaxis, fluid retention, hives, swelling of the gums, itching.

Gastrointestinal - Toxic megacolon, paralytic ileus, inflammation of pancreas, vomiting, nausea, and loss of appetite, abdominal discomfort.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Diphenoxylate and Atropine

Diphenoxylate and Atropine(Lomotil) generic contains antidiarrheal (a narcotic) and anticholinergic agent, prescribed for diarrhea. Like other narcotics diphenoxylate doesn't have pain- relieving (analgesic) actions,but it reduces bowel activity.
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International : 

Lomotil, Lonox

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