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Imodium Classic Capsules 2mg

£5.99
Pack Size: 12
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How to use
  • For an adult (12 years and older): Take 2 capsules initially, followed by 1 capsule after each loose bowel movement. Do not take more than 6 capsules in any 24-hour period.
  • For children between the ages of 9-11 years (20 - 30kg): 1 capsule initially, followed by 1 capsule after each loose bowel movement, or as advised by a doctor. Do not take more than 4 capsules in any 24-hour period.
  • For children between the ages of 6-8 years (20 - 30kg): As advised by a doctor. Do not take more than 3 capsules in any 24-hour period.
  • For children between the ages of 2-5 years (13 – 20kg): As advised by a doctor. Do not take more than 2 capsules in any 24-hour period.
  • Capsules should be swallowed whole with a drink of water.
  • This medication should not be taken for more than 48 hours without seeking medical advice. If symptoms persist for more than 48 hours, consult your doctor.
  • Always read the label. If you are unsure about how to use Imodium, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Main Ingredients
  • Loperamide hydrochloride, lactose monohydrate, maize starch, talc, magnesium stearate
Side Effects & Cautions
Side Effects:
  • Always take Imodium Classic Capsules 2mg according to the prescribed dose; overdose can cause severe heart problems.
  • Common side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, and dry mouth.
  • This medication may cause an allergic reaction in some people. Seek medical help immediately if you have symptoms like rash, itching, swelling, or trouble breathing.
  • Long-term use may lead to constipation or persistent abdominal pain.
  • Do not use if you have a certain kind of stool (black, bloody, or tarry) or if you have diarrhea caused by food poisoning or antibiotics.
  • Consult with your doctor before use if you have a liver disease.
  • This medication should not be used in children under the age of 12 unless directed by a doctor.
  • In case of pregnancy or breastfeeding, consult with your healthcare professional prior being on this medication.
  • Operating machinery or driving should be avoided as drowsiness can occur.
  • Alcohol intake should be limited as it can exacerbate these side effects.
  • This isn't an exhaustive list. Always refer to product leaflet and consult a healthcare professional if you experience any discomfort or have any concerns.
Cautions:
  • Do not use if allergic to any ingredients present in the medicine.
  • Avoid use if you have severe diarrhea or frequent stools.
  • Do not use if you have severe stomach or bowel conditions like colitis.
  • Do not use if you have bacterial food poisoning or have blood in your stools.
  • Avoid use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding without consulting a doctor.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine.
  • Seek medical help immediately if you experience any of the side effects.
  • Avoid driving or operating machinery if you experience dizziness or drowsiness.
  • Do not exceed the recommended dose and duration of use.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
Patient Information Leaflet
Pack Size: 12