What are Imodium Plus Comfort Tablets used for?
Do you suffer from diarrhoea? Imodium Plus Comfort Tablets are used to treat acute diarrhoea, bloating and wind. They also help with 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.
Adults and chidren over 18 years old
Take two tablets to start treatment.
Then, Take one tablet after each loose bowel movement (or as advised by your doctor).
Young adults aged 12 to 18 years:
Take 1 tablet initially, followed if required, by 1 tablet after every further loose bowel movement
Take no more than 4 tablets per day. Also, take for a maximum of 2 days.
IMODIUM® Plus Comfort tablets can have side-effects, like all medicines, although these don’t affect everyone and
are usually mild.
If you experience any of the following, stop using the medicine and seek immediate medical help:
Allergic reactions including swelling of the face, tongue or throat, difficulty swallowing, unexplained wheezing,
shortness of breath which may be accompanied by skin rash or hives.
If you experience any of the following, stop using the medicine and talk to your doctor:
■ Difficulties passing water
■ Severe abdominal pain, abdominal bulging or swelling or fever which may be due to a blocked or enlarged bowel
■ Severe constipation
Other effects which may occur include:
(less than 1 in 10 but more than 1 in 100 people get these):
■ Feeling sick
■ A change in the way some things taste
(less than 1 in 100 but more than 1 in 1000 people get these):
■ Dry mouth
(less than 1 in 1000 but more than 1 in 10 000 people get these):
■ Loss of consciousness or decreased consciousness
■ Excessive contraction of the pupil of the eye
■ Skin rash, which may lead to severe blistering and peeling of the skin