Diphenoxylate/Atropine

Brand Names

Lomotil ®, Lofene ®, Logen ®, Lomocot ®, Lonox ®, Vi-Atro ®. There may be other brand names for this medication.

How is it Administered?

Lomotil is taken by mouth as a liquid or tablet.

What is it Used For?

Lomotil is used to treat diarrhea.

How Does it Work?

Lomotil relaxes the smooth muscles that line the gastrointestinal tract. Once the muscle tissue relaxes, foods and liquids move through the intestine more slowly, which can help relieve diarrhea.

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