What is Loperamide?
Loperamide Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Loose Stools, Non Infective Diarrhea, Mild Travelers Diarrhea, Idiopathic Diarrhea In Aids Patients and other conditions.
Loperamide Tablet contains Loperamide as an active ingredient.
Loperamide Tablet works by slowing down the movement of an overactive bowel.
Detailed information related to Loperamide Tablet uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Loperamide Tablet Uses
Loperamide Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Loose Stools
- Non Infective Diarrhea
- Mild Travelers Diarrhea
- Idiopathic Diarrhea In Aids Patients
Loperamide Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Loperamide Tablet improves the patient condition by performing the following functions:
- Slowing down the movement of an overactive bowel.
Loperamide Tablet Composition and Active Ingredients
Loperamide Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Loperamide Tablet Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Loperamide Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Loss Of Consciousness
- Abdominal Pain
Loperamide Tablet Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Do not drive or operate machinery
- Drink plenty of fluids
- Have diarrhea lasting for more than 48 hours