Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A substance used to prevent or treat diarrhea.
  • adjective Treating or preventing diarrhea.

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  • adjective Preventing or treating diarrhea.
  • noun A substance or drug having such capabilities.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a drug used to control or stop diarrhea

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Examples

  • … Brought to you by a company that specializes in OTC antidiarrheal preparations.

    “Yes! I want to go to the bathroom!” | Diane Duane's weblog: "Out of Ambit"

  • Aluminum silicate Also called kaolin, this clay mineral was the "kao" in antidiarrheal Kaopectate until 1989.

    What's Inside: This Exterior Latex Paint Coats Walls, Fights Diarrhea

  • An HIV-infected child, in the lap of his dying mother, antidiarrheal medicine mixing with tears on a small face that had no power to grasp the scale of the tragedy building around and within him.

    The Plague Years

  • “Why would kids try to get off on an antidiarrheal?”

    Salem Falls

  • He loaded up on an entire bottle of antidiarrheal medication, and his friends bundled him onto a plane.

    Coyote Medicine

  • He loaded up on an entire bottle of antidiarrheal medication, and his friends bundled him onto a plane.

    Coyote Medicine

  • From a global public health view, it is possible that ORT is nothing more than a palliative until research produces effective antidiarrheal vaccines.

    Chapter 6

  • Now we keep our kit loaded with chewable antidiarrheal tablets, a package of stronger stuff if that doesn't work, and a doctor-prescribed antibiotic if all else fails.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Over-the-counter antidiarrheal medications can help calm the stomach, but doctors may prescribe antibiotics to kill bacteria in the bloodstream.

    FOXNews.com

  • Diosmectite is made from a natural mineral material and its formulation is the leading antidiarrheal drug in China and France.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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