LOPERAMIDE

Product: 
LOPERAMIDE
Formulary: 
Generic Formulary
Category: 
Gastrointestinal Tract
Sub Group: 
ANTI DIARRHOEALS/GI ANTI-INFECTIVES
International Brand Name: 
Lopex,Imodium,Dimor,Pepto
Dosages: 
2MG
Unit of Packing: 
Tablets
In treatment of: 
As an adjunct in the management of acute Diarrhoea
Adverse Effects: 
1.Dry mouth 2.Abdominal pain 3.Nausea 4.Vomiting 5.Gastric discomfort 6.Drowsiness 7.Dizziness 8.Tiredness 9.Constipation 10.Allergic reaction 11.Toxic megacolon
Contraiindication: 
1.Hypersensitivity to Loperamide 2.Severe diarrhoea where inhibition of peristalsis is not desirable 3.Fever 4.Bloody stool diarrhoea 5.Pseudomembranous enterocolitis
Special Precaution: 
1.Hepatic impairment 2.Acute ulcerative colitis 3.Crohn`s disease 4.Intestinal stasis 5.Pyloric obstruction 6.Urinary bladder neck obstruction 7.Gastric retentions 8.Use caution while driving vehicle or operating machine or performing activities requiring mental alertness
Interaction: 
Servings: 
Adult (Oral): Initial dose: 4 mg followed by 2 mg after each loose motion. Maintenance dose: 6 - 8 mg daily Maximum dose: 16 mg / day Children: 2 - 5 years: 3 mg / day in 3 divided doses 6 - 8 years: 4 mg / day in 2 divided doses 8 - 12 years: 6 mg / day in 3 divided doses

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