Imodium

Definition / meaning of Imodium

A drug used to treat diarrhea. Imodium slows the movement of the muscles in the small intestine to allow more water to be taken out of the feces (waste matter) and more nutrients to be absorbed. Also called loperamide hydrochloride.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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