Erowid
 
 
Plants - Drugs Mind - Spirit Freedom - Law Arts - Culture Library  
 
loperamide
Review Erowid at GreatNonprofits.org!
Help us be a "Top Rated Nonprofit" for the 10th year in a row
and spread info about psychoactive drugs, health, culture, & policies.
("Share Your Story" link. Needs quick login creation but no verification of contact info)
Loperamide
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Imodium; Entrocalm; Fad; Select
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Antidiarrheal
CHEMICAL NAME
4-[4-(4-chlorophenyl)-4-hydroxypiperidin-1-yl]-N,N-dimethyl-2,2-diphenylbutanamide
DESCRIPTION
Loperamide is a widely-used antidiarrheal that has some mu-opioid agonist activity in the gut. It has seen some use to offset symptoms of opioid withdrawal. Some cases of cardiac problems have been identified when used at many times its clinical dosage.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY