loperamide

Adult
Uses
  • diarrhea related irritable bowel syndrome symptoms (available on site)
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • abdominal pain without diarrhea, bacterial enterocolitis, dysentry, antibiotic induced pseudomembraneous colitis
Drug interactions
  • gemfibrozil, itraconazole, saquinavir
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • dry mouth
  • abdominal cramps
  • anorexia
  • flatulence
  • constipation
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
2mg; 2-4mg twice a day
Source of Suggestion