tincture of opium liquid - oral
GENERIC NAME: TINCTURE OF OPIUM LIQUID - ORAL (TINK-chure of OH-pee-um)
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. Opium belongs to a class of drugs known as narcotic pain relievers, but this medication acts mainly to slow the gut.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.A very weak solution of this drug may also be used to treat severe withdrawal symptoms in infants born to mothers who were addicted to narcotics during pregnancy.
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