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Imodium

Manufactured by: Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Contains / Salt: Loperamide

Prescription Required

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Imodium

Manufactured by: Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Contains / Salt: Loperamide

Prescription Required

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Imodium Information

Imodium Benefits & Uses

Imodium is used to treat the following -

Imodium Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Imodium

Loperamide

Imodium Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Imodium is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Constipation Moderate
  4. Flatulence Mild
  5. Dry Mouth Mild
  6. Dizziness Mild
  7. Dyspepsia
  8. Allergic reaction

Imodium Related Warnings

Is the use of Imodium safe for pregnant women?

Imodium's side effects for pregnant women are very limited.

Mild

Is the use of Imodium safe during breastfeeding?

Imodium may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Imodium on the Kidneys?

Imodium is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Imodium on the Liver?

Imodium has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Imodium on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Imodium on [Organ] have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Imodium with Other Drugs

Imodium should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Imodium Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Imodium unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Gastritis
  5. Fever
  6. Ulcerative Colitis

Frequently asked Questions about Imodium

Is this Imodium habit forming or addictive?

No, Imodium is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, after taking Imodium, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.

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Is it safe?

Yes, but take Imodium only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Imodium is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

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Imodium Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Imodium

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Imodium and food will interact.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Imodium

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Imodium with alcohol will be.

Unknown

Imodium से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 12 months पहले

Is Imodium safe to use?

Dr. Bharat MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Imodium is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as a headache and fatigue. If you experience above-mentioned side effects after taking this medicine then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Does Imodium cause drowsiness?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Imodium may cause drowsiness (sleepiness). It is an uncommon side effect of this drug. However, f you experience drowsiness after taking this drug, then you are advised not to drive any vehicle or operate any machinery to avoid accidental injury.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Imodium cause constipation?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Imodium may cause constipation. It is a rare side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing constipation after taking this drug then try to take laxative such as Isabgol and eat less spicy highly fibrous food.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can I discontinue Imodium on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB, General Surgery

No, Imodium should not be discontinued without doctors advice if it has been prescribed by your doctor. If you are taking this drug by yourself then it can be discontinued.

सवाल 7 months पहले

Does Imodium treat stomach cramp?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS, General Physician

No, Imodium does not treat stomach cramps. It is only used for the short-term treatment of diarrhoea.

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Imodium® (loperamide hydrochloride)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 686-687
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 45-46
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