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Descriptor English: Antidiarrheals
Descriptor Spanish: Antidiarreicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Antidiarreicos
Descriptor French: Antidiarrhéiques
Entry term(s): Agent, Antidiarrheal
Agents, Antidiarrheal
Agents, Antiperistaltic
Antidiarrheal
Antidiarrheal Agent
Antidiarrheal Agents
Antidiarrheal Drug
Antidiarrheal Drugs
Antiperistaltic
Antiperistaltic Agents
Antiperistaltic Drugs
Antiperistaltics
Drug, Antidiarrheal
Drugs, Antidiarrheal
Drugs, Antiperistaltic
Tree number(s): D27.505.954.483.161
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000930
Scope note: Miscellaneous agents found useful in the symptomatic treatment of diarrhea. They have no effect on the agent(s) that cause diarrhea, but merely alleviate the condition.
Annotation: consider also DIARRHEA /drug ther
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Gastrointestinal Agents (1967-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75; was see under GASTROINTESTINAL AGENTS 1969-74
Online Note: search GASTROINTESTINAL AGENTS 1969-74
History Note: 75; was see under GASTROINTESTINAL AGENTS 1969-74
DeCS ID: 937
Unique ID: D000930
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Antidiarrheals - Preferred
Concept UI M0001388
Scope note Miscellaneous agents found useful in the symptomatic treatment of diarrhea. They have no effect on the agent(s) that cause diarrhea, but merely alleviate the condition.
Preferred term Antidiarrheals
Entry term(s) Agent, Antidiarrheal
Agents, Antidiarrheal
Antidiarrheal
Antidiarrheal Agent
Antidiarrheal Agents
Antidiarrheal Drug
Antidiarrheal Drugs
Drug, Antidiarrheal
Drugs, Antidiarrheal
Antiperistaltic Agents - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0001389
Preferred term Antiperistaltic Agents
Entry term(s) Agents, Antiperistaltic
Antiperistaltic
Antiperistaltic Drugs
Antiperistaltics
Drugs, Antiperistaltic



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