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Imodium Instant Melts 2mg

Pack Size: 12
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How to use
  • Make sure your hands are clean before handling the medication.
  • Take the medication out of its packaging. Do not push the tablet through the foil, instead peel back the foil from the blister pack, then remove the tablet.
  • Imodium Instant Melts 2mg should be placed on the tongue. It will dissolve instantly and can then be swallowed without the need for water.
  • The usual dose for adults and children over 12 is 2 tablets to start, followed by 1 tablet after every loose bowel movement. Do not take more than 6 tablets in any 24-hour period.
  • For children under 12, usage and dosage should be determined by a healthcare provider.
  • Do not take Imodium for more than 48 hours without consulting with a healthcare provider.
  • Remember to read the package leaflet included with the medication for comprehensive instructions. If you're unsure about anything, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Main Ingredients
  • Loperamide hydrochloride 2mg, gelatin, mannitol, aspartame, mint flavor, sodium bicarbonate.
Side Effects & Cautions
Side Effects:
  • Allergic reactions: Some people might have an allergic reaction to Imodium Instant Melts 2mg, which can range from hives and rash to difficulty in breathing. It's recommended to stop using the medication and consult a doctor immediately if this happens.
  • Interaction with other drugs: It may interact adversely with other medicine, so always inform the healthcare provider about other medications, herbal products, or supplements being taken.
  • Dehydration and electrolyte imbalance: It can cause dehydration and electrolyte imbalance if not properly managed. It's important to maintain proper hydration while on this medication.
  • Gastrointestinal problems: It may cause complications like constipation or bloating. If these problems persist or worsen, consult with a doctor.
  • Prolonged use: Prolonged use of Imodium Instant Melts 2mg without medical advice can lead to dependency and can make the condition worse.
  • Pre-existing medical conditions: People with conditions like liver disease, mucus in stool, or bloody stool should use this medication cautiously under medical supervision.
  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding: It should be used cautiously during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Always consult with your healthcare provider before use.
  • Can cause dizziness or drowsiness: Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how the medication affects you.
  • Always remember to read the information leaflet provided with the medication and follow the prescribed dosage. Any side effects should be reported to the healthcare provider.
  • Do not take if allergic to any of the ingredients.
  • Avoid if you have severe diarrhea or colitis.
  • Not advisable for children under 12 years.
  • Consult doctor if symptoms persist for more than 48 hours.
  • Avoid if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, unless directed by a health professional.
  • Do not exceed recommended dose.
  • May cause dizziness, do not operate machinery if affected.
Patient Information Leaflet
Pack Size: 12