diphenoxylate hydrochloride
An antidiarrheal agent, chemically related to meperidine, that inhibits rhythmic contraction of smooth muscle; it has modest addiction liability. Similar to loperamide.

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di·phen·ox·y·late hy·dro·chlo·ride (di″fə-nokґsə-lāt) [USP] an antiperistaltic derived from meperidine, used as an antidiarrheal; administered orally.

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