Controls the symptoms of diarrhea. Each caplet contains 2 mg Loperamide HCI.
Active Ingredient (in each Caplet): Loperamide HCl (2 mg). Inactive Ingredients: Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, D&C Yellow No. 10, Dibasic Calcium Phosphate, FD&C Blue No. 1, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose.
1. Separate blister. 2. Fold and pull. Drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea. Find right dose on chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age. Adults and children 12 years and over - 2 caplets after the first loose stool; 1 caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 4 caplets in 24 hours. Children 9 - 11 years (60 - 95 lbs) - 1 caplet after the first loose stool; 1/2 caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 3 caplets in 24 hours. Children 6 - 8 years (48 - 59 lbs) - 1 caplet after the first loose stool; 1/2 caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 2 caplets in 24 hours. Children under 6 years (up to 47 lbs) - ask a doctor. Do not use if carton or blister unit is open or torn. Store between 20 - 25 degrees C.
Controls symptoms of diarrhea, including traveler's diarrhea.
Allergy Alert: Do not use if you have ever had a rash or other allergic reaction to Loperamide HCl. Do not use if you have bloody or black stool. Ask a doctor before use if you have fever; mucus in the stool; a history of liver disease. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking antibiotics. When using this product tiredness, drowsiness or dizziness may occur. Be careful when driving or operating machinery. Stop use and ask a doctor if symptoms get worse; diarrhea lasts for more than 2 days; you get abdominal swelling or bulging. These may be signs of a serious condition. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medial help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Do not use if carton or blister unit is open or torn.
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