Over-the-counter MedicinesStomach & Intestinal Disorders


Loperamide HCl (Diatabs) Capsule

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Description

Used for the symptomatic relief of acute and chronic diarrhea. Helps control symptoms of diarrhea associated with bowel disorders.

Please read patient information leaflet for complete product information before use.


Classification

Antimotility/ Antidiarrheal


Dosage

Adutls & children above 12 yrs old:
(Acute diarrhea) Take 2 capsules initially, followed by 1 capsule after each loose or watery stool,or as directed by a doctor. Maximum dose of 16 mg (8 capsules) per day. Do not use for more than 5 days. Discontinue if there is no improvement after 2 days.

(Chronic diarrhea) Take 2 capsules initially followed by 1 capsule after each loose bowel movement until 1 to 2 solid stools per day is obtained. Maximum dose of 16 mg (8 capsules) per day. If symptoms persist, consult the doctor.


Precautions

Do not take more than the recommended dose. Caution use in patients taking anti-infectives or other medications, and those with severe or persistent diarrhea and liver dysfunction. Not recommended for use in children below 12 yrs old.


Side Effects

Dry mouth, abdominal pain, distention or discomfort, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, dyspepsia, and constipation. Rarely, drowsiness or dizziness and urinary retention.


Contraindications

Do not give to patients with allergy to loperamide or to any ingredient in the product, to children below 12 years old, to pregnant or breastfeeding women, to patients with constipation or whom constipation should be avoided, and to those with swollen abdomen or abdominal pain, acute dysentery, colitis, meningitis, or history of liver disease.