Dog's diarrhea

Loperamide ( e.g. Stoperan, Imodium) for people and dogs living the fast paced life

Loperamide is a kind of a synthetic opioid. At therapeutic doses, loperamide acts on opioid receptors in the intestines, without affecting the central nervous system. It slows down intestinal peristalsis and reduces the loss of water from the intestines, which in turn results in diarrhea diminishing. Well tested scientifically loperamide is safe for human as long as we stick to…

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Dog's diarrhea

Activated Charcoal for dogs with diarrhea

Everybody knows that activated charcoal absorbs and binds ingested toxins…… unfortunately not all of them, therefore in a case of suspected poisoning, you should consult your vet immediately, especially if some substantial amount of time has passed since consumption of the potential poison. In diarrhea treatment, charcoal maybe not be the first thing to think of. Suggested dose in poisoning…

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Dog's diarrhea

Intro to a dog’s diarrhea

Medically, diarrhea can be described as osmotic, secretory, exudative, acute, chronic, periodic, resulting from intestinal motility disorders etc. First and foremost the average dog owner should be able to recognize some “alarm” symptoms like blood or mucus present in the dog’s feces. It may be useful to have a basic understanding of which bowel diarrhea comes from. If it comes from…

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