difenoxin/atropine - oral, Motofen
GENERIC NAME: DIFENOXIN/ATROPINE - ORAL (DYE-fen-OX-in/AT-roe-peen)
BRAND NAME(S): Motofen
USES: This medication is used to treat diarrhea. It helps to decrease the number and frequency of bowel movements. It works by slowing the movement of the intestines. Difenoxin is similar to narcotic pain relievers, but it acts mainly to slow the gut. Atropine belongs to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics, which help to dry up body fluids and also slow gut movement.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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