Imodium A-D Anti-Diarrheal with Loperamide HCI Directions
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Drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydraton caused by diarrhea. Find the right dose on chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age.
adults and children 12 years and over
2 caplets after the first loose stool; 1 caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 4 caplets in 24 hours
children 9-11 years (60-95 lbs)
1 caplet after the first loose stool; ½ caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 3 caplets in 24 hours
children 6-8 years (48-59 lbs)
1 caplet after the first loose stool; ½ caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but not more than 2 caplets in 24 hours
children under 6 years 9up to 47 lbs)
ask a doctor
Ingredients: Active ingredient (in each caplet): Loperamide HCI 2 mg (anti-diarrheal). Inactive ingredients: Colloidal silicon dioxide, dibasic, calcium phosphate dihydrate, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminum lake, FD&C blue no.1 aluminum lake, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose.
Allergy alert: Do not use if you have ever had a rash or other allergic reaction to loperamide HCI. Do not use if you have bloody or black stool. Ask a doctor before use if you have: fever, mucus in the stool, a history of liver disease. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking antibiotics. When using this product tiredness, drowsiness or dizziness may occur. Be careful when driving or operating machinery. Stop use and ask a doctor if symptoms get worse, diarrhea lasts for more than 2 days, you get abdominal swelling or bulging. These may be signs of a serious condition. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222).
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