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|Title:||The effect of loperamide on prostaglandin induced diarrhoea in rat and man|
|Source:||Karim, S.M.M., Adaikan, P.G. (1977). The effect of loperamide on prostaglandin induced diarrhoea in rat and man. Prostaglandins 13 (2) : 321-331. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Loperamide, a new antidiarrhoeal compound, effectively antagonised prostaglandin induced diarrhoea in adult healthy male volunteers and in patients undergoing pregnancy termination with prostaglandins. This compound is effective in inhibiting prostaglandin induced fluid accumulation in the small intestine in rats. Loperamide also blocked smooth muscle stimulating action of prostaglandin, acetylcholine and histamine on gastrointestinal smooth muscle preparations from several laboratory animals.|
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