This medication is used for treating diarrhea including traveler’s diarrhea. It is also used in patients who have undergone ileostomy (surgery of the ileum, large intestine) to reduce amount of discharge and in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
ContradicationsIt is advisable to not to use if hypersensitivity (allergy) to levofloxacin or Ofloxacin is known.
Side effectsThe use of this medicine is associated with side effects such as rash (redness of skin), abdominal cramps (pain), paralytic (loss of movements)
What are the uses of Loperamide?
How to store Loperamide?
Please store this medicine at room temperature (18-25 Celsius). Keep medicine away from excessive light, moisture, and children. Please do not flush medicines down the toilet. Please read the leaflet provided with the medicine for further storage guidance.
What are the precautions for taking Loperamide?
• You may feel drowsy after taking this medicine therefore avoid work requiring alertness e.g. driving
Does Loperamide have any effect on pregnancy and lactation?
This medicine should only be used during pregnancy if no safer alternate is available. Consult your health care provider before use of this medicine. The exact effects of this medicine in lactating mothers are unknown. Many doctors consider it safe during lactation. Consult your health care provider before use of this medicine.
Medicines containing loperamide
By SearlePack size: 1x20's
By BryonPack size: 10s
By BryonPack size: 5x10s
By PharmacarePack size: 6x10s
By MedicaidsPack size: 6x10s
By IdealPack size: 60s
By FynkPack size: 60s
By PPPPack size: 6x10s
By Rock PhARMAPack size: 10s
By Rock PhARMAPack size: 6x10s
By IrzaPack size: 100s
By IrzaPack size: 10x6s
By Murfy PharmaPack size: 60s
By ZebPack size: 60s
By MediceenaPack size: 6x10's
By ShaheenPack size: 10's
By EfrozePack size: 60's
By Aspin PharmaPack size: 6x10's
By PharmacarePack size: 20's
By Murfy PharmaPack size: 60's
By MacquinsPack size: 6x10's
By ZafaPack size: 2 x 10's