Imodium Classic Capsules, 18.

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Do you suffer from diarrhoea? Imodium classic capsules are used to treat acute diarrhoea and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

What is IBS?

IBS is a common condition. It affects the digestive system. Symptoms include stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. It’s usually a lifelong problem and cannot be cured. However, correct medication can reduce the symptoms.

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What are Imodium classic capsules used for?

Do you suffer from diarrhoea? Imodium classic capsules are used to treat acute diarrhoea and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

What is IBS?

IBS is a common condition. It affects the digestive system. Symptoms include stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. It’s usually a lifelong problem and cannot be cured. However, correct medication can reduce the symptoms.

Dosage

You can use this medicine for up to 48 hours.
If your attack lasts longer than 48 hours, stop taking IMODIUM and talk to your doctor

Adults aged 18 and over

Take two capsules to start treatment.
Take one capsule after each loose bowel movement (or as advised by your doctor).

You can use this medicine for up to 2 weeks for repeated attacks, but do not take for any one attack lasting longer than 48 hours.
Do not take more than six capsules in a 24-hour period.

See our other stomach and bowel treatments.

Side Effects

Talk to your doctor and stop taking this
medicine:
„ If you have been using this medicine
continuously for 48 hours.
„ If you develop new IBS symptoms.
„ If your IBS symptoms get worse.
„ If your IBS symptoms have not improved after
2 weeks.
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FAC 4 Possible side-effects
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IMODIUM
® can have side-eff ects, like all
medicines, although these don’t aff ect everyone
and most are usually mild.
Get medical help at once
Rare: (may aff ect up to 1 in 1,000 people)
„ Allergic reactions including unexplained
wheezing, shortness of breath, passing out or
swelling of face and throat.
„ Skin rashes, which may be severe and include
blistering or peeling skin.
„ Loss of consciousness or reduced level of
consciousness (passing out, feeling faint or less
alert), uncoordinated movements.
If you get any of these, stop using the medicine
and get medical help at once.
Talk to a doctor as soon as possible
Uncommon: (may aff ect up to 1 in 100 people)
„ Itchiness or hives.
„ Stomach pain or swollen stomach.
Rare: (may aff ect up to 1 in 1,000 people)
„ Di
ffi culties passing water.
„ Severe constipation.
„ Miosis (narrowing of the pupils of the eye).
If you notice any of the above, stop using the
medicine and talk to a doctor.
Other effects that may occur
Common: (may aff ect up to 1 in 10 people)
„ Feeling sick, constipation or wind.
„ Headache.
Uncommon: (may aff ect up to 1 in 100 people)
„ Dizziness or drowsiness.
„ Vomiting, indigestion.
„ Dry mouth.

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