Loperamil

Loperamil

loperamide

Manufacturer:

Teva

Distributor:

Zuellig
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Loperamide HCl
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic control of diarrhoea.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1st dose: Adult 4 mg. Childn 6-12 yr 2 mg. Subsequently after each loose stool: Adult & childn ≥9 yr 2 mg. Childn 6-8 yr 1 mg. Max daily dose: Adult 16 mg. Childn 9-12 yr 6 mg, 6-8 yr 4 mg, 2-5 yr 1 mg tds.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
When inhibition of peristalsis is to be avoided; hepatic impairment.
Special Precautions
Not for infant <2 yr. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Abdominal pain, GI disturbances, constipation, dry mouth, dizziness, fatigue, rash.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A07DA03 - loperamide ; Belongs to the class of antipropulsives. Used in the treatment of diarrhea.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Loperamil film-coated tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10 × 10's
Form
Loperamil syr 1 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
3.8 L x 1's
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