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What is Imodium Syrup?
Imodium oral solution is used to treat sudden acute attacks of diarrhoea in adults and children above four years of age. It may also be prescribed to treat long-lasting (chronic) diarrhoea in adults.
How does Imodium Syrup work?
Imodium oral solution contains a medicine called loperamide hydrochloride. It belongs to a group of medicines which helps reduce diarrhoea by slowing down an overactive bowel. It also works to absorb more water and salts from the bowel.
Is Imodium Syrup suitable for me?
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are other medicines. This includes medicines that you buy without a prescription or herbal medicines.
In particular, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any of the following:
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All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.
Common side effects (affects more than 1 in 100 patients)
Feeling sick (nausea)
Feeling sleepy or drowsy
Being sick (vomiting), indigestion (dyspepsia)
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
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Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Imodium Syrup.
For short-lived (acute) diarrhoea
- From then on, take two 5 ml doses (10 ml) after each episode of diarrhoea
- Never take more than sixteen 5 ml doses (80 ml) of the oral solution in any 24 hour period
Children aged 9 and above
Children aged 4-8 years old:
Long-lasting (chronic) diarrhoea
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Does Imodium affect blood pressure?
No, it doesn't affect your blood pressure.
Is Imodium safe for long term use?
Unless directed by a physician, Imodium is not intended to treat chronic or long-term diarrhoea.
Is liquid Imodium a medication better?
Side effects are mainly seen with the tablet form, so, liquid imodium is better.
Does Imodium work faster?
Yes, liquid Imodium works rapidly. One dose of liquid Imodium is sufficient. It begins to work instantly.
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