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Diphenoxylate-Atropine
Diphenoxylate W/atropine-Oral


Diphenoxylate-Atropine is used to relieve diarrhea.

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Lomotil, Diphenoxylate W/atropine, Lonox
 
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diphenoxylate-Atropine
Lomotil, Diphenoxylate W/atropine, Lonox

Uses
Diphenoxylate-Atropine is used to relieve diarrhea.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Do not freeze liquid forms of Diphenoxylate-Atropine.
  • Follow label warnings regarding whether or not to refrigerate.
  • Keep out of reach of children.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include initially dryness of skin and mucous membranes, restlessness, flushing, rapid heart, followed by lethargy, coma, pinpoint pupils, and slowed breathing.

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How To Use
  • Take Diphenoxylate-Atropine as prescribed.
  • Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed.
  • Shake liquid preparations well before using.
  • If diarrhea is not relieved in a few days, notify your doctor.

Side Effects
  • Dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, bloating or loss of appetite may occur as your body adjusts to the medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience: abdominal pain, skin rash.
  • In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to Diphenoxylate-Atropine, seek medical attention immediately.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before using Diphenoxylate-Atropine, tell your doctor your medical history especially of: chronic lung disease, colitis, liver disease, alcohol use, any drug allergies.
  • Use caution when performing tasks requiring mental alertness such as driving or using machinery.
  • Limit alcohol use because it may intensify the drowsiness and dizziness effects of Diphenoxylate-Atropine.
  • Before surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor that you are taking Diphenoxylate-Atropine.
  • Diphenoxylate can be habit-forming.
  • Stopping the medication suddenly after taking high doses or after taking it over a long time may cause withdrawal.
  • Symptoms of withdrawal include muscle and stomach cramps, unusual sweating, nausea and vomiting, and shaking or trembling.
  • Diphenoxylate-Atropine should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Diphenoxylate-Atropine is excreted into breast milk.
  • Though, to date, no problems have been noted in nursing infants, consult your doctor before breast-feeding,

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of: MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, linezolid, phenelzine, selegiline, tranylcypromine), narcotic cough or pain relievers (e.g., codeine), sleeping pills, tranquilizers, muscle relaxants.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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