This brand name is authorized in the following countries: Ecuador

Active ingredients

The drug DIAREX contains a combination of these active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs):


Nifuroxazide is a member of benzoic acids. Nifuroxazide is often used as an anti-diarrhoeal medicine.

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Attapulgite is a magnesium aluminium phyllosilicate which occurs in a type of clay soil common to the Southeastern United States. It physically binds to acids and toxic substances in the stomach and digestive tract. For that reason, it has often been used in antidiarrheal medications.

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Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Attapulgite, combinations
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A07 Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents → A07B Intestinal adsorbents → A07BC Other intestinal adsorbents
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Authorization and marketing

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Identification scheme
Agencia Nacional de Regulaciรณn, Control y Vigilancia Sanitaria
Identifier(s): 04473-MAN-11-06, 5848-MAN-08-10

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