Definition of Diarrhea:
Diarrhea is defined as loose, watery, and frequent stools. Diarrhea is considered chronic (ongoing or prolonged) when you have had loose or frequent stools for longer than four weeks.
Drugs associated with Diarrhea
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Diarrhea. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.
Alternative treatments for Diarrhea
The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Diarrhea. Their efficacy may not have been scientifially tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Diarrhea.
Topics under Diarrhea
- Diarrhea, Acute (41 drugs in 5 topics)
- Diarrhea, Chronic (22 drugs)
Learn more about Diarrhea
Micromedex® Care Notes:
- Babies and diarrhea
- Day care health risks
- Drug-induced diarrhea
- Whipworm infection
Harvard Health Guide:
Synonym(s): Frequent bowel movements; Loose bowel movements; Watery stools