Loperamide Hcl 2 MG Tabletis a medicine that treats sudden diarrhoea by slowing down the movement of the gut. This reduces bowel movements and makes stool less watery. It is used to treat gastroenteritis, short bowel disease and inflammatory bowel disease. It also helps those with blood in the stool. This medication is administered orally.
Common side effects include abdominal pain, sleepiness, constipation, vomiting, and a dry mouth. Risk of toxic megacolon may increase. However, if used in normal doses it hardly has shows any side effects. Do not useLoperamide Hcl 2 MG Tabletif you are allergic to it ingredients, if you suffer from abdominal pain without diarrhoea, if you have constipation, stomach bloating, bloody stools, or dark and tarry stools.
If you have any of the following conditions, inform your doctor before taking the medicine.
Medicines like quinidine, ritonavair and saquinavir may interact withLoperamide Hcl 2 MG Tablet. Check with your doctor about the safety of usingLoperamide Hcl 2 MG Tabletalong with your other medications. Dosage is as per doctor’s prescription and it varies according to age, weight and how severe the condition is. It is advised to intake adequate amount of water and other fluids along with this medicine.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.