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Sun-Dianox consists of Atropine Sulfate, Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride.
Atropine Sulfate - This medication is used before eye examinations (e.g., refraction) and to treat certain eye conditions (e.g., uveitis). It belongs to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics. Atropine works by widening (dilating) the pupil of the eye.
Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride - A meperidine congener used as an antidiarrheal, usually in combination with atropine. At high doses, it acts like morphine. Its unesterified metabolite difenoxin has similar properties and is used similarly. It has little or no analgesic activity. This medication is classified as a Schedule V under the Controlled Substances Act by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the DEA in the United States when used in preparations. When Sun-Dianox (Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride) is used alone, it is classified as a Schedule II.
Indication: For as adjunctive therapy in the management of diarrhea
Sun-Dianox (Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride), an antidiarrheal, is effective as adjunctive therapy in the management of diarrhea. Sun-Dianox (Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride) is rapidly and extensively metabolized in man by ester hydrolysis to diphenoxylic acid (difenoxine), which is biologically active and the major metabolite in the blood.
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