IMODIUM is an antidiarrheal drug used for chronic and acute diarrhea that has appeared for various reasons, due to allergic, medicinal and emotional origin.
The appearance of diarrhea due to changes in the composition of food and diet, infectious diarrhea.
Composition and analogues of this drug.
The main active ingredient is loperamide hydrochloride.
Excipients: aerosil, lactose, corn starch, magnesium stearate and talc.
Analogues: Loperamide Hydrochloride, Imodium Plus, Imodium, Lopedium.
How does the drug work?
The drug inhibits intestinal motility and increases the time period. The drug enhances the tone of the sphincter of the anus, reduces the number of urges to the toilet. The medicine begins its action quite quickly and remains effective for 4-6 hours.
How to use and dosage.
With acute diarrhea – 4 mg (initial dose), after each liquid defecation, 2 mg, until the stool consistency is restored.
With chronic diarrhea, 2 mg.
The maximum daily dose is: 16mg.
Side effect and contraindications.
Side effect: flatulence, allergic phenomena, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, gastralgia, dry mouth, dizziness, constipation, discomfort, abdominal pain, intestinal colic.
Contraindications: intestinal obstruction, hypersensitivity to the drug, ulcerative colitis, breastfeeding, diverticulosis, pregnancy, subileus, constipation, bloating, age up to 4 years.
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