Imodium side effects






Side Effects of Imodium (Loperamide Hcl) Drug Center - RxList

7/20/2014
02:33 | Author: Taylor Sanders

Imodium side effects
Side Effects of Imodium (Loperamide Hcl) Drug Center - RxList

Find a comprehensive guide to possible side effects when taking Imodium (Loperamide Hcl) for Professionals, Patients, and Caregivers.

The recommended initial adult dose of Imodium is 4mg (two capsules) followed by 2 mg (one capsule) after each unformed stool. Daily dose should not exceed 16mg (eight capsules). In children 2 to 5 years of age (20 kg or less), the non-prescription liquid formulation Imodium A-D Liquid 1 mg/5 mL should be used; for ages 6 to 12, either capsules or A-D Liquid may be used. Imodium may interact with saquinavir (Invirase). Other drugs may interact with Imodium. l your doctor all prescription and over-the-counter medications and supplements you use.

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Imodium oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures, Warnings

5/19/2014
12:26 | Author: Samantha Price

Imodium side effects
Imodium oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures, Warnings

Find patient medical information for Imodium oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: stomach/abdominal pain without diarrhea, bowel obstruction (e.g., ileus, megacolon, abdominal distention).

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Before using this medication, l your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: recent/current antibiotic use, drugs that can cause constipation (e.g., anticholinergics such as belladonna / scopolamine / benztropine, antispasmodics such as glycopyrrolate / oxybutynin, potent narcotic pain medicines such as morphine, certain antihistamines such as diphenhydramine, tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline ), cholestyramine, quinidine, ritonavir, saquinavir.

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Imodium Side Effects in Detail

3/18/2014
02:39 | Author: Nick Barnes

Imodium side effects
Imodium Side Effects in Detail

Learn about the potential side effects of Imodium (loperamide). Includes common and rare side effects information for consumers and healthcare professionals.

Severe central nervous system depression may occur with overdose.

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Other side effects have rarely included physical dependence.

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Imodium Uses, Dosage Side Effects

11/27/2014
06:28 | Author: Samantha Price

Imodium side effects
Imodium Uses, Dosage Side Effects

Imodium is used to treat and control diarrhea, including traveler's diarrhea. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications.

Pregnancy Category C Risk cannot be ruled out.

Imodium is used to treat diarrhea. Imodium is also used to reduce the amount of stool in people who have an ileostomy (re-routing of the bowel through a surgical opening in the stomach).

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Imodium A-D Liquid and New Immodium A-D Liquid contain two different strengths of loperamide. If you switch from using one brand to using the other, follow the dosing instructions carefully.

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Loperamide (Imodium) - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs

9/26/2014
04:25 | Author: Taylor Sanders

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Loperamide (Imodium) - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs

Loperamide slows the rhythm of digestion so that the small intestines have more time to absorb fluid and nutrients from the foods you eat. Loperamide is used to.

It may take up to 48 hours before your symptoms improve. Keep using the medication as directed and l your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 10 days of treatment.

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Drink plenty of liquids while you are taking loperamide.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Take loperamide with a full glass of water. Drink extra water while you are taking this medication to keep from getting dehydrated.

Loperamide may impair your thinking or reactions.

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