Loperamide Anti-Diarrhoea Capsules 12s

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Loperamide Anti-Diarrhoea Capsules provide effective treatment for sudden short-lived (acute) attacks of
diarrhoea. Stools are more solid and less frequent

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Product Description

Loperamide Anti-Diarrhoea Capsules provide effective treatment for sudden short-lived (acute) attacks of
diarrhoea. Stools are more solid and less frequent

Dosage

Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years

How to take: The capsules should be swallowed whole with a drink of water.
Dose and how often to take: After the frst loose stool (bowel motion) take 2 capsules with water. After each further loose stool, take 1 capsule.

• Rehydration sachets are available separately.
• Do not give to children under 12 years of age.
• Do not take more than 8 capsules in any 24 hours.
• Do not take the capsules for more than 24 hours unless advised by a doctor.
• If symptoms persist for more than 24 hours consult your doctor.
• Replace lost uid by drinking more liquid than usual.
• DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE

 

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side
effects, although not everybody gets them.
Serious side effects
Rare: (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people)
Stop taking this medicine and see your
doctor immediately if you experience
any of these serious side effects:
• 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.
Other side effects
Common: (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)
• Feeling sick, constipation or wind
Adults, the elderly and children over
12 years
How to take: The capsules should be
swallowed whole with a drink of water.
Dose and how often to take: After the
rst loose stool (bowel motion) take 2
capsules with water. After each further
loose stool, take 1 capsule.
• Rehydration sachets are available
separately.
• Do not give to children under 12
years of age.
• Do not take more than 8 capsules in
any 24 hours.
• Do not take the capsules for more than
24 hours unless advised by a doctor.
• If symptoms persist for more than 24
hours consult your doctor.
• Replace lost uid by drinking more
liquid than usual.
• DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE.
• Headache.
Uncommon: (may affect up to 1 in 100
people)
• Dizziness or drowsiness
• Abdominal pain or discomfort
• Abdominal pain upper
• Dry mouth
• Vomiting
• Indigestion.
Rare: (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people)
• Itchiness or hives
• Stomach pain or swollen stomach
• Difculties in passing water
• Miosis (narrowing of the pupils of the eye)
• Tiredness.

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