RiteMED Loperamide

RiteMED Loperamide Adverse Reactions





United Lab
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Adverse Reactions
Loperamide is generally well tolerated; however, dry mouth, abdominal pain, distention or discomfort, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, flatulence, dyspepsia, constipation, epigastric pain, paralytic ileus (temporary absence of intestinal movement) and toxic megacolon (rapid widening of the colon accompanied by infection or inflammation) may occur. Loperamide may rarely cause drowsiness and dizziness.
Allergic reactions including unexplained wheezing, shortness of breath, passing out, swelling of the face and throat have occurred very rarely.
Undesirable effects involving the skin include pruritus (itch), rash, urticaria (hives) and extremely rare cases of angioedema (rapid swelling beneath the skin) and bullous (large skin blister) eruption including Stevens-Johnson syndrome, erythema multiforme, and toxic epidermal necrolysis (severe allergic reactions characterized by separation or exfoliation of tissue) have been rarely reported.
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