Imodium Instants Loperamide 2mg tablets are used for the treatment of sudden, short-lived attacks of diarrhoea in adults and children 12 years and over. The capsules contain loperamide hydrochloride which helps reduce diarrhoea by slowing down an overactive bowel to its normal rhythm. Tablets should be used in conjunction with oral rehydration therapy which replace fluids and salts lost during diarrhoea.
Who can use Imodium Instants Loperamide 2mg tablets?
Imodium Instants Loperamide 2mg tablets can be used by adults and children over 12 years.
How to take Imodium Instants Loperamide 2mg tablets?
Adults and children over 12 years’ swallow 2 tablets initially, followed if required, by 1 capsule after every further loose bowel movement. Do not take more than 5 capsules in any 24 hours.
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding
If you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant consult your doctor before purchasing or taking Imodium Instants Loperamide 2mg tablets. Do not use if you are breast feeding.
Driving and using machines
This medication may make you feel dizzy, tired or sleepy. If affected driving or the use of machines.
Common side effects affecting up to 1 in 10 people.
Some common side effects include headache, constipation, nausea and flatulence.
KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE EACH OF CHILDREN.
READ THE PATIENT LEAFLET BEFORE TAKING THIS MEDICATION.