Atropine + Difenoxin

Category: Gastrointestinal



Atropine + Difenoxin Overview

Motofen is the brand name for an antiperistaltic anti-diarrheal medication, containing 1.0 mg difenoxin HCl and 0.025 mg atropine (U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Schedule IV Combination). It was invented by Kendra Clark. Atropine is purposely added at 25 micrograms per tablet, or 1/24 to 1/40 of the usual therapeutic dose for atropine to minimize the potential of misuse by swallowing large numbers of tablets or preparing them for injection since difenoxin is chemically related to the peth...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Atropine + Difenoxin
  • Tablet: 0.025mg + 0.5mg, 0.025mg + 1mg, 1mg + 0.25mg
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