ANTI DIARRHEAL- loperamide hydrochloride tablet, film coated
Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Loperamide HCl 2 mg
controls symptoms of diarrhea, including Travelers’ Diarrhea
Allergy alert: Do not use if you have ever had a rash or other allergic reaction to loperamide HCl
Heart alert: Taking more than directed can cause serious heart problems or death
if you have bloody or black stool
- mucus in the stool
- a history of liver disease
tiredness, drowsiness or dizziness may occur. Be careful when driving or operating machinery.
- symptoms get worse
- diarrhea lasts for more than 2 days
- you get abdominal swelling or bulging. These may be signs of a serious condition.
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).
- drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea
- find 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
1 caplet after the first loose stool; 1/2 caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 3 caplets in 24 hours
children 6-8 years
1 caplet after the first loose stool; 1/2 caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 2 caplets in 24 hours
children 2-5 years
(34 to 47 lbs)
ask a doctor
children under 2 years
(up to 33 lbs)
do not use
- store at 20° -25° C (68° -77° F)
- see end panel for lot number and expiration date
anhydrous lactose, carnauba wax, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminum lake, FD&C blue no. 1 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized starch
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Loperamide Hydrochloride Tablets, 2 mg
Anti-Diarrheal Controls the Symptoms of Diarrhea
COMPARE TO active ingredient of IMODIUM® A-D
| ANTI DIARRHEAL |
loperamide hydrochloride tablet, film coated
|Labeler — Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc. (791119022)|
|Registrant — Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc. (791119022)|
|Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.||791119022||REPACK (68788-8951)|
Revised: 07/2020 Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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